PETERBOROUGH-Two men are facing charges after an incident at the Peterborough Police station Saturday afternoon.
At approximately 1:00pm on August 13, 2022, a group of protestors arrived at the police station with the intent to make a citizens arrest of police and call the military. The event was organized by a woman named Romana Didulo who is the self proclaimed “Queen” of Canada. The group remained outside for several hours.
At approximately 4:00pm officers arriving for their shift were allegedly blocked by protestors who also tried to gain access to a secured entrance of the police station. The officers attempted to take a protester into custody when officers were surrounded. Police say a protestor then struck two officers. In all there were about 30 protestors at the time of the incident.
As a result of the investigation,
A 54-year-old Millbrook man was arrested and charged with:
- Resist Arrest
A 56-year-old man was arrested and charged with:
- Assault Police x2
The accused were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in court tomorrow, August 14, 2022.
An incident involving a protester and a counter-protestor also occurred during the protest. Police are currently investigating this incident.
Peterborough Police is asking anyone with video to either send a link to [email protected] or to leave their information on the Peterborough Police Crime Line at 705-876-1122 x555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.stopcrimehere.ca
“Peterborough Police thank the public for their patience during this incident. The investigation into the events of Saturday, August 13, 2022 is ongoing.” said a press release.