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Charges Laid After Automatic License Plate Reader Picks Up Stolen Plate

PETERBOROUGH-A 25-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges after an incident early Tuesday morning.

A Peterborough Police officer on general patrol in the Wolf Street and Park Street area at approximately 1:00am on January 16 noticed a suspicious vehicle.  The ALPR (Automatic License Plate Reader) installed in the police cruiser showed the license plate had been reported stolen.  As a result, the officer conducted a traffic stop in the area of McDonnel and Stewart Streets.

A 25-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with Possession of stolen property under $5000 (license plate) as well as Fail to Apply for Permit on Becoming Owner (Highway Traffic Act) and Use plate not authorized for vehicle (Highway Traffic Act).

The accused was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear in court February 6, 2024.

 

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