City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service Media Release Friday February 2, 2018

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service

Media Release

 

Friday February 2, 2018

 

Arrest warrant for Lindsay man executed

On January 3, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service received the report of a theft from a store located on Kent Street west in Lindsay.  Prior to the arrival of police, the male suspect fled the business with stolen property. The male was identified through the investigation of the attending officer and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.  On January 31, 2018 the male responsible for the theft was arrested on the strength of the outstanding warrant.  34-year-old John Carl Hickson of Mariposa Township was arrested and has been charged with theft under $5000, possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 and failing to comply with the conditions of his recognizance.  The accused was held in custody to attend a bail hearing.

 

Victim’s truck damaged during confrontation

On February 1, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service was contacted by a Lindsay couple who had just had their vehicle vandalized.  The couple reported to police that they had been stopped in their truck for a red light at a Lindsay intersection.  Before the couple could proceed through the intersection a man approached the truck and damaged the two side mirrors on the vehicle.  The man was known to the couple and was bound by the conditions of a recognizance to have no contact with the driver of the vehicle.  Officers located and arrested the male suspect later in the evening and charged him with mischief under $5000 and failing to comply with the conditions of his recognizance.  The male was held in custody to attend a bail hearing.  The name of the accused is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victims.

 

Quick response of police leads to arrest following a theft

On February 1, 2018 an emergency “911” call was made to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service to report the theft of a coat from an address on Kent Street west in Lindsay.  The caller reported that a young male had fled the area on foot after being confronted about the theft.  The caller also cautioned officers that the young man may have a hand gun in his possession.  The immediate response of police to the area of the theft led to the quick arrest of the male suspect.  The young male was found to be in possession of an imitation firearm.  The young male, who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was charged with theft under $5000, possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, uttering threats to cause death and possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose

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