From the 13thof June 2016 through the 19th of June 2016, the Cobourg Police Service responded to 192 occurrences including: 10 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 7 Theft calls, 12 Alarm calls, 4 911 call/911 hang up calls, 4 Unwanted Person calls, 5 Frauds, and 7 Suspicious Persons/Vehicle calls. Here are some examples of calls for service for the week:
- A 22 year old male was charged with operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs. under the Criminal Code after failing a roadside screening device during a traffic stop.
- A 44 year old female was charged with theft under $5000 under the Criminal Code after stealing items from a local retail store.
- Police investigated a motor vehicle collision in a parking lot on Elgin Street West. No charges were laid due to the collision occurring on private property.
- Police responded to a report of downed power lines on Elizabeth Street after being struck by a transport truck. The lines were determined to be cable lines and posed no danger to the public and were removed from the roadway without incident.
- A 65 year old male was charged with fraudulently obtaining food under the Criminal Code after absconding from a local restaurant without paying for his meal.
- A 33 year old female was charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act after a motor vehicle collision with a school bus.
- Cobourg Police assisted the Durham Regional Police in identifying a female involved in a shop lifting incident in Oshawa.
- A 23 year old male was arrested on a warrant after he was observed driving and trying to evade police.
- A 42 year old male was charged with shoplifting after being caught stealing from a local retail store.
- A 26 year old male was charged with possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act after being found in possession of a quantity of marijuana while parked in the parking lot of a local business.
- Police assisted with returning a patient to the hospital after leaving against doctor’s orders.
- A 56 year old male was charged with fail to yield to traffic on through highway under the Highway Traffic Act after a motor vehicle collision on Elgin Street West.
- Police responded to a local residence for a report of an unwanted person who left without incident.
- Police responded to a landlord tenant dispute in which the involved parties were counselled and given advice.