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Vehicle Stolen From Lindsay Recovered After Incident In Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-A 26-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges after an incident Wednesday evening.

Peterborough Police officers were at Beavermead Park on a call on Wednesday evening when they reported noticing a suspicious vehicle. Police say as the vehicle left the parking lot it failed to stop for a red light and when officers activated their emergency lights, and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle took off.  Officers did not pursue.  It was learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen in Lindsay.

A short time later, officers spotted the vehicle again heading west on Lansdowne Street when it allegedly ran a second red light at Lock Street, the vehicle turned onto Morrow Street and then Sherburne Street where the driver jumped out of the vehicle and started running through backyards before surrendering to police.  The man was taken into custody without incident. During arrest it was further learned that the man was a prohibited driver.

As a result of the investigation, a 26-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 – in Canada
  • Flight from peace officer
  • Dangerous operation
  • Operation While Prohibited under the Criminal Code
  • Red light – fail to stop X2

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court today, June 6, 2024.

 

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