City police have arrested a man after a home invasion Monday on Stewart St.
A man allegedly forced his way into an apartment at about 5:10 p.m. and threatened its two male residents before stealing cash and a cellphone.
Police took a description and located a suspect at 7:35 p.m. near Stewart and Dalhousie streets.
Steven Andrew Huizinga, 26, of 12th Line, Lakefield, was arrested and charged with break and enter, robbery with violence and failing to comply with a probation order
He was held in custody and was to appear in court Tuesday. Police say the investigation is ongoing.
Local small businesses have been targeted in a scheme that involves telephone orders and phony credit cards.
Police say someone calls the businesses and places an order, providing a credit card number. Someone comes and picks up the goods, but a month later the owner discovered the cards are no good.
Business owners contacted in this fashion are urged by police to ask to see the credit card and verify the identity of the person who comes in to pick up the item.
Questions or concerns? Contact Det. Const. Keith Calderwood in the Financial Crimes Unit at 705-876-1122 ext. 214.
To report a fraud call police 705-876-1122 or online at http://www.peterboroughpolice.com/report/a-crime/
A man has been charged with domestic assault after an incident Monday night at a local home.
The man, 61, is accused of assaulting a woman in her 50s.
He was held in custody and was to appear in court Tuesday.
His name was not released to protect her identity.
Stolen truck found
City police have recovered a yellow Chevy Silverado half-ton that had been reported stolen on the weekend.
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