Fore! Man Arrested For Hitting Golf Balls Across Trent Severn Waterway Into Someone's Backyard

From a Peterborough Police release...

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On July 20, 2013 the accused was hitting golf balls from the backyard of a Wilson Street residence across the Trent Severn Waterway and landing in a backyard of a River Road South residence.  One of the golf balls hit and damaged a piece of patio furniture.  The victim’s had to move from their back yard into their residence in fear of being struck by one of the golf balls.  Police were notified and attended.  The accused has been warned prior by police for the same actions.  As a result of the investigation, Richard Alvarez, 37 of Lock Street, was arrested and charged with mischief under $5000.  He was released from custody and will appear in court on August 15, 2013.

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