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Weekly Media Release March 27-April 3, 2017

From the 27th of March 2017 through the 2nd of April 2017, the Cobourg Police Service responded to 155 occurrences including: 8 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 6 Traffic Complaints, 11 Alarm calls, 4 Harassment calls,  5 Suspicious Persons calls, 7 Domestic/Family Disputes, 3 Neighbor Disputes and 3 Ambulance assistance calls. Here are some examples of calls for service for the week:

March 27:

A female driver was charged with start from stopped position – not in safety under the Highway Traffic Act after a motor vehicle collision at Burnham Street North and Depalma Drive.
A male was cautioned regarding Criminal Harassment after a female reported to police that she had received unwanted communication.

March 28:

Police assisted the Cobourg Fire Department with traffic control at a structure fire on Division Street.  There were no injuries as a result of the fire.
Police responded to a domestic dispute in a private residence in central Cobourg.  A male and female party were spoken to and counselled by police with no charges being laid.

March 29:

Police investigated a break and enter at a private residence in which electronics and jewelry were taken. 
Police responded to a private residence for a family dispute in which the involved parties were spoken to by police and counselled.

March 30:

Police investigated a report of a missing female.  The female was subsequently located and found to be in good health.
Police investigated a mischief to a motor vehicle at an apartment complex.

March 31:

The driver of a transport truck was charged under the Highway Traffic after the tractor trailer he was operating struck the railway overpass on Burnham Street.
A 61 year old female was charged with impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs of alcohol under the Criminal Code as a result of a police investigation into a motor vehicle collision.

April 1:

Police assisted a male who contacted police to report that he had possibly overdosed on narcotics.  The male was subsequently transported to hospital by ambulance.
Police investigated a mischief at the beach area in which graffiti was spray painted on a retaining wall.

April 2:

A male driver was charged with Unsafe Lane Change under the Highway Traffic Act after a motor vehicle collision on Highway 2.
Police conducting patrols of the Cobourg Creek charged two males with fish without having a licence on your person under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.