City of Kawartha Lakes man arrested after being found stealing from cars: OPP

A suspect has been arrested and charged after members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to reports of a suspicious person entering vehicles on Gifford Drive. The suspect fled the scene when they were confronted by the owner of a vehicle that had been entered. The owner followed the suspect and provided location updates to the Provincial Communication Centre. Officers arrested the suspect in Peterborough.

Russell FARTHING (age 42) of City of Kawartha Lakes, has been charged with:

• Possession property obtained by crime-under $5000-three counts

• Failure to comply with undertaking

• Failure to comply with release order-two counts

• Assault

• Use of credit card-eight counts

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

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