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Fifth Person Charged In Connection With Attempted Murder Investigation In City Of Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES- A fifth person has been charged in relation to an ongoing attempted murder investigation in Eldon Township.

On April 12, 2022, OPP officers responded to a disturbance call involving a firearm on a rural property where they located a person with life-threatening injuries according to police. Police say a search warrant was executed at the property which resulted in a large amount of evidence being recovered.

On January 23, 2023, the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP Crime Unit, with the assistance of the OPP Central Region Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) and the Physical Surveillance Unit (PSU) arrested and charged a fifth person:

48-year-old Peter Habaybeh of Ajax has been charged contrary to the Criminal Code with:

·        Attempt to commit Murder using a firearm – Section 239(1)(a.1)

·        Kidnapping with a Firearm – Section 279(1.1)(a.1)

·        Discharge Firearm With Intent  – Section 244(1)

·        Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm – Section 91(1)

·        Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm – Section 91(1)

·        Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm – Section 91(1)

The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on January 24, 2023.

Anthony Misasi, 54, of Kawartha Lakes was previously charged with conspiracy to commit an indictable offence – murder; conspiracy to commit an indictable offence – kidnapping; conspiracy to commit an indictable offence – robbery; conspiracy to commit an indictable offence – trafficking; 10 counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm; unauthorized possession of a prohibited firearm; and possession of a Schedule 1 substance.

Sayed Sharifi, 27, of Pickering has been charged with conspiracy to commit an indictable offence – trafficking and failure to comply with probation order.

30-year-old Brooke Travis of Kawartha Lakes was charged with accessory after the fact – attempted murder; accessory after the fact – robbery; accessory after the fact – kidnapping.

Mirza Beg, 26, of Pickering was charged with conspiracy to commit an indictable offence – trafficking and failure to comply with release order.

The investigation remains ongoing with members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP Crime Unit, Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Forensic Identification Services (FIS), under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

Anyone with information is asked to contact City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment at 1-888-310-1122. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your information online at khcrimestoppers.com. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 

 

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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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