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Kawartha Lakes Man Charged With Assault, Possession Of Stolen Property Obtained By Crime In Peterborough

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

• Assault

• 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.

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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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