PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP charged a suspect after responding to reports of a suspicious person entering vehicles on Gifford Drive in Peterborough.
Police say the suspect fled the scene when they were confronted by the owner of a vehicle that had been entered. The owner followed the suspect and provided location updates to the Provincial Communication Centre. Officers arrested the suspect in Peterborough.
42-year-old Russell Farthing of City of Kawartha Lakes, has been charged with:
• Possession property obtained by crime-under $5000-three counts
• Failure to comply with undertaking
• Failure to comply with release order-two counts
• Use of credit card-eight counts
The accused is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough later today.