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Summerside and Surrounding Area - Active Crime Alerts

 

Just after 5pm on Sunday, police were alerted to a domestic dispute going on at a Jennifer Street residence. Police attended and as a result of the ensuing investigation a 23 year old Summerside area man was arrested on two counts of assault and one of uttering threats.  Further investigation revealed that this was the same male who was driving a vehicle that fled from police the previous day.


 The man was jailed and a remand is being sought by police. 

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2016-987055 - Dangerous Driving Charges

Published on Monday August 1st, 2016

 

At approximately 12:30 pm on Saturday, a member of the Summerside Police was conducting patrols in the area of Central Street north when a vehicle was noted to be travelling north bound and well in excess of the posted speed limit. 

 

The officer activated his emergency equipment and attempted to stop the vehicle which then fled.  The suspect vehicle cut through a gas station parking lot and then continued driving erratically, and at high speeds,  east bound on Route 2.  The suspect vehicle was weaving in and out of traffic and passing cars on a solid line with traffic on-coming. 

 

Police deemed the circumstances to be hazardous to the public and terminated the pursuit. 

 

The driver was subsequently identified through another, unrelated investigation, and as a result a 23 year old Summerside area man is facing charges of Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Flight From Police. The male is also faces other charges, from an unrelated matter, and is being held in custody pending a remand hearing. 

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2016-979339 - Home Invasion Leads To Charges

Published on Monday August 1st, 2016

Just before 10:30 am Friday morning the Summerside Police Service received a 911 call from a witness reporting someone had just kicked in an apartment door on First Street and that screaming could be heard coming from the apartment.

 

Police attended and were informed by the victim that three people attended his residence and forced opened the door.  The victim said he was then assaulted by one of the suspects who fled before police arrived. 

 

All three suspects were identified and two were arrested a short time later.  One of the suspects was released without charge, the other, a 22 year old Summerside area woman will be appearing in court at a later date to face a charge of break and enter into a residence. 

 

Police are still attempting to locate the third person involved.

 

The victim received minor injuries and the parties involved are all known to one another.  According to those involved,  this incident stemmed from an earlier dispute and was not a random act. 

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2015-1618212 - Request to Identify

Published on Saturday March 19th, 2016

Summerside Police Services is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the male in the attached photographs. If you have any information on the identity of this individual please contact the Summerside Police Service at 902-432-1201 or PEI Crime Stoppers at 1800222TIPS.

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Scam Alert

Published on Wednesday March 16th, 2016

The Summerside Police Service want to make the public aware of two new scams that have been recently reported. 

 

The first involves a fraudulent secret shopper program where potential victims are contacted through email and asked to become a secret shopper.  In the case reported to police, the victim was contact through email and asked to become a secret shopper. After providing their personal information, they were then mailed a cheque for three thousand dollars and asked to cash the cheque. The victim was then told to deposit two thousand dollars back into another account which was provided by the scammer. The victim was told to keep five hundred dollars and to spend the rest of the money at a local business and report back on the customer service they received. 

 

The second case involved the potential victim being contacted through email by someone claiming to be from Bell.  The email tells the victim that they have overpaid on their account and Bell would like to send them back their money.  They are then asked to provide a bank account or credit card number. 

 

Police would like to remind the public to not disclose any personal or financial information to any source that they cannot verify as being legitimate. 

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2016-208309 - Request to Identify Individual

Published on Tuesday February 23rd, 2016

February 23, 2016

Summerside Police Services is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the male in the attached photographs. If you have any information on the identity of this individual please contact the Summerside Police Service at 902-432-1201 or PEI Crime Stoppers at 1800222TIPS.

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Fraud Alert

Published on Friday February 12th, 2016

February 12th, 2016

Two Males Fraudulently Collecting Donations For Prince County Hospital

The Summerside Police would like to make the public aware of people going door to door and fraudulently asking for donations to the Prince County Hospital Intensive Care Unit. 

 

During the evening of Tuesday, February 9, police received two calls, only minutes apart, from callers in the Duke and Elm Street areas.  The callers reported that two males were going door to door seeking donations for the hospital’s intensive care unit. Police were able to confirm with Prince County Hospital that there is presently no such fundraising taking place.  

 

The males are described as possibly in their 20’s, scruffy, one being approximately 5’10 tall and the second male is described as being between 5’2 and 5’5 tall.  Both are of average build and one was wearing a dark hoody.  The males were seen getting into a vehicle that was described as an older Chevrolet Cobalt, white in color, with a black stripe along the bottom and a fin on the trunk.

 

Police would like to hear from anyone who has been solicited by the two suspects or who has any information on this matter. 

 

The Summerside Police can be reached at (902)432-1201.     

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