From the 14th of January 2019 through the 20th of January 2019, the Cobourg Police Service responded to 149 occurrences including: 10 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 17 Alarm calls, 5 Theft/Shoplifting calls, 7 Suspicious Persons/Vehicles calls, 4 Domestic/Family Disputes, 2 Mischief calls, 4 Assault calls, and 10 Mental Health calls. Here are some examples of calls for service for the week:
Police investigated a Break and Enter at a local business in which electronics were stolen. The investigation is ongoing.
- Police investigated a theft of a lawnmower from an unlocked shed at a private residence. Police are reminding the public to keep their residences and outbuildings locked at all times, even when at home.
Police investigated a motor vehicle/bicyclist motor vehicle collision on Burnham Street. No injuries occurred as a result of the collision and no charges were laid.
Police investigated a suspicious vehicle that had been abandoned in the parking lot of a local business. The vehicle was subsequently towed from the scene.
A 32 year old woman was charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Assault with a weapon, and Assault police after police responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision.It was determined that the collision was intentional and the woman assaulted police during the arrest process.
- Police investigated a fraud in which the suspect stolen a personal cheque book and then preceded to cash cheques in his/her name.
Police investigated a theft of a bicycle from outside of a store during the daytime hours. The bicycle was not recovered. Police are advising the public to keep your property secured at all times.
- Police were requested to check on a woman after family members reported concern for her well-being. The woman was located and found to be in good health and offered support services.
Police recovered a vehicle that had previous been reported stolen. The vehicle was held for expert examination prior to being released to the owner.
Police investigated after it was reported that someone had stolen the front and rear licence plates from their vehicle.
Police investigated a report of a missing man from a retirement home. The man was subsequently found safe and reunited with his family.
- Police investigated a mischief in which a vehicle was egged while parked in a driveway of a private residence sometime overnight.
Police responded to a traffic complaint after the driver of a vehicle failed to clean the snow accumulated on his/her vehicle prior to driving creating a hazard for other drivers.The driver of the vehicle was cautioned regarding his/her actions.
Police responded to a two car motor vehicle collision on King Street West.There were no injuries and no charges were laid due to inclement weather/road conditions.