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Two People Charged After Protestors Attempt To “Arrest” Police In Peterborough

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.

Courtesy Glenn Millar

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:

  • Mischief
  • 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.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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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.

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