Another tragedy from drinking and driving, an animal's life lost. See below from Peterborough Police release on Thursday (December 29th)...
On December 27, 2016 in the early afternoon a Millbrook man was driving his vehicle on Zion Line in Cavan Monaghan Township when he lost control and left the roadway. The vehicle entered the ditch, struck a tree and culvert. The driver was injured in the crash but managed to flag a passerby down for help. The man’s dog was in the vehicle at the time of the crash and was unfortunately killed as a result.
Emergency crews responded to assist the man who had been taken to another location for treatment. The subsequent investigation determined that at the time of the crash the man was impaired by alcohol.
Kyle Reininger 24, of Main Street, Millbrook is charged with Drive while Ability Impaired and Drive with more than 80 mgs.
The accused is to appear in court on January 19, 2016.
We can't make this stuff up—see below from Wednesday's Peterborough police release (which also includes a Break and Enter where the suspect didn't flush the toilet)...
"On December 24, 2016 the accused in this matter was looking after a neighbour’s dog. When the neighbour returned to get their dog a dispute arose over the length of time the dog had to be watched. The accused followed the neighbour home and demanded they turn over a birthday cake that was being stored there. The accused then assaulted the neighbour in their home.
Dwayne Ireland 46, of Hunter Street, Peterborough is charged with Assault. The accused is to appear in court on January 19, 2017."
A Peterborough dog named Kellar has become a YouTube sensation. As MyKawartha.com reports, his owners,
Marcy Stapley and her fiance Mike Miller, posted a video of him on the weekend using
voice commands to fetch a toy. It already has 41,000 views. Watch for yourself and share...
This is Mike Melnik's famous dog, Rosie, below. When Rosie's not reading Maclean's magazine—scroll down here to see the evidence—she is wearing this tee. Order one of these tees from Pete Dalliday. They're going viral, even pets are wearing them.
From Peterborough Lakefield Police...
On Thursday (June 28), 2012 the victim tied up his dog outside the No Frills located on George Street North and went inside the store to pick-up a few items. The victim reported to police that while inside the store his dog Bailey, a three-year-old Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix, was stolen. Bailey is described as brown with white spots on his face, nose and chest and was wearing a green scarf tied to his neck. The dog is valued at approximately $400. Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.