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Weekly Media Release Feb 8-14, 2016Warning - this news article expired on 2016-03-16. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable


From the 8th of February 2016 through the 14th of February 2016, the Cobourg Police Service responded to 134 occurrences including: 6 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 4 Theft/Shoplifting calls, 11 Alarm calls, 1 Mischief call, 3 Domestic Disputes, 5 Traffic Complaints and 2 Assaults. Here are some examples of calls for service for the week:

February 8:

h Police attended an address on King Street East for a reported Assault. As a result of the investigation a 25 year old male is to be charged with Assault. There were minor injuries reported to police.

February 9:

h A 54 year old female was charged with Failing to Yield under the Highway Traffic Act. Charges were the result of a traffic accident police investigated on Strathy Road.

h An unlocked parked vehicle was entered on Division Street. A loss of money and small amount of personal items was reported to police.

February 10:

h Police investigated a theft of gasoline from a business on Division Street.

h Police responded to a residence on King Street for reported unwanted guests. Unwanted parties were removed by police. A 43 year old male was issued a Provincial Offences Notice for a Liquor Licence Act offence.

February 11:

h Police responded to a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on John Street. The residence had been entered, and items were removed. At this time the investigation is still ongoing.

February 12:

h Police executed a Search Warrant at an apartment located on Station Street. As a result of the search warrant a quantity of narcotics was seized. Police investigation is still ongoing in this matter.

February 13:

h Police attended a residence on D’Arcy Street for a reported theft. Reportedly a quantity of prescription drugs was taken over the past three weeks. At this time investigation is still ongoing in this matter.

h Police attended to a Dangerous Condition on Burnham Street. An overhanging wire had become loose and was causing danger to public.

February 14:

h Police received a report of a Noise Complaint in the early morning hours on Hayden Crescent. Police cautioned a group of people that were waiting for a cab, due to unwanted noise.