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Weekly Media Release Nov 20-26, 2017

From the 20th of November 2017 through the 26th of November 2017, the Cobourg Police Service responded to 194 occurrences including: 8 Motor Vehicle Collisions,  5 Alarm calls, 9 Theft/Shoplifting calls, 5 Suspicious Persons/Vehicles calls, 7 Domestic/Family Disputes, 4 Frauds  and 7 Traffic complaints, and 4 Mischief calls. Here are some examples of calls for service for the week:

November 20:

  • Police investigated a motor vehicle collision in the parking lot of a private business.  No charges were laid due to the collision occurring on private property.
  • Police attended a private residence and stood by to keep the peace while personal property was obtained.

November 21:

  • Police investigated a theft at a local business after gas was stolen from a vehicle in the parking lot overnight.
  • Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Densmore Road in which a deer was struck by the vehicle.

November 22:

  • Police investigated a mischief at a private residence after eggs were thrown on the property.
  • Police investigated a theft after a car was stolen from a private residence during the daytime hours.

November 23:

  • Cobourg police enlisted the assistance of Union Gas after receiving several complaints of the smell of natural gas in the south west area of Cobourg.  It was determined that there was no danger to the public and the source of the odor was likely the sewage treatment plant in the area.
  • Police investigated a theft from vehicle that had been parked in a parking lot.  Police are reminding the public to keep their vehicles locked at all times and not to leave anything of value inside their vehicles.

November 24:

  • A 35 year old woman was arrested and charged with theft and possession of property obtained by crime after police investigated a report of shoplifting at a local retail store.
  • A 25 year old female was charged with multiple counts of theft, fraud, and uttering a forged document after a fraud investigation.

November 25:

  • A woman was arrested outside a licenced establishment for being intoxicated in a public place and held in custody until sober at which time she was released on a Provincial Offences Notice for being intoxicated in a public place under the Liquor Licence Act.
  • A man was arrested in the downtown area for being intoxicated in a public place and held in custody until sober at which time she was released on a Provincial Offences Notice for being intoxicated in a public place under the Liquor Licence Act

November 26:

  • Police investigated a theft from vehicle that overnight.  Police are reminding the public to keep their vehicles locked at all times and not to leave anything of value inside their vehicles.
  • Cobourg Police recovered a motor vehicle that had been previously reported as being stolen.

If you are looking to avoid a RIDE on Friday or Saturday evenings, Operation Red Nose will get you and your vehicle home safely throughout the month of December, and on New Years Eve.

Call 905-377-1218 when you are ready to go home.  Volunteers will come and get you.  Operation Red Nose Northumberland is FREE but donations are gratefully accepted.

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