From a Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service Media Release today...
On the 18th of August witnesses called police after watching a male spray paint a large red heart and the words “Love Each Other” on the south east wall of the Bank of Montreal on Simcoe Street. On the 30th of August the same message was spray-painted on the bank’s wall and on the 10th of October witnesses called the police after a male was seen spray-painting the same wall and then run to a vehicle. The police were called after the suspect’s licence plate number was obtained. As a result of the investigation, Michael Pilatzkie age 20 of Parkhill Road West was charged with three counts of mischief under $5,000.00. Damage for each incident has been estimated at $400.00. The accused will appear in court on the 27th of October.