24.6 C
Kawartha Lakes
Sunday, August 14, 2022
HomeNewsHomeowner Confronts Suspect During Break-In

Homeowner Confronts Suspect During Break-In

KAWARTHA LAKES-Some scary moments for a Trent Lakes homeowner.

Members of the Peterborough County OPP were called to a break and enter at approximately 6:30pm yesterday evening.

Police say at approximately 6:15pm the suspect entered the residence and was confronted by the homeowner. The suspect left the residence and fled the scene on a stolen riding lawnmower according to police.

Investigation revealed the suspect had also allegedly damaged the residence and violated their bail conditions.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the suspect at a nearby residence.

The 22 year old suspect of no fixed address was arrested and charged with:

• Mischief under $5000

• Theft under $5000

• Break, enter a place-commit indictable offence

• Failure to comply with release order-other than attend court-four counts

The accused party’s identity will be withheld in effort to protect the victim’s identity.

The accused is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough later this morning.

Don't forget to sign up for our morning newsletter.

Catch up on all the local news while enjoying your coffee.

Pamela Vanmeer
Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

Most Popular