From Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Service release today...
On the 2nd of April at approximately 4:50 pm, a Loss Prevention Officer observed the accused in the meat department of the No Frills Store on George Street North. He selected four packages of chicken and placed them down his pants and left the store. The accused was arrested and during this process he punched the Loss Prevention Officer. The accused was held until the police arrived. Jessie Adam Johnson age 31 of Lansdowne Street West was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000.00, assault with intent to resist arrest and failing to comply with conditions of a probation order. He was released from custody and will appear in court on the 21st of April.