Officer Sustains Broken Toe Trying To Break Up Melee Outside Downtown Bar

From a Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service Media Release today...

Arrest as a result of a Disturbance
On the 22nd of October 2011 officers on patrol during bar closing in the downtown core observed a group of people engaged in a altercation on the street. Officers attempted to intervene to break up the group. One of the persons  continued to be aggressive with people in the crowd and officers. A second person in the crowd was also aggressive and was taken into custody for causing a disturbance. While this male was being dealt with the first male attempted to intervene in the arrest and had to be subdued by an officer. This male then resisted arrest and struggled with police. As a result of the arrest and subsequent struggles one officer suffered a broken toe and was treated at PRHC and released. Charged with Cause a Disturbance and Possession of a Controlled Substance was Kenny Porter 27 years old. He was held for court on the 24th October 2011. Charged with Cause a Disturbance and Assault Police is Michael MacDougall 25 years old. He was released on Bail for court on the 27th of October 2011.


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