Peterborough OPP lay charges after a break and enter in Trent Lakes

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a break and enter at a Trent Lakes residence at approximately 6:30pm yesterday evening.

At approximately 6:15pm the suspect entered the residence and was confronted by the homeowner. The suspect left the residence and fled the scene on a stolen riding lawnmower. Investigation revealed the suspect had also damaged the residence and violated their bail conditions.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the suspect at a nearby residence. 

The 22 year old suspect of no fixed address was arrested and charged with: 

• Mischief under $5000

• Theft under $5000

• Break, enter a place-commit indictable offence

• Failure to comply with release order-other than attend court-four counts

The accused party’s identity will be withheld in effort to protect the victim’s identity.

The accused is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough later this morning.

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