September 12, 2017 2:51 pm
Updated: September 12, 2017 2:52 pm

Pair arrested for disturbing downtown businesses in Peterborough

Two people face charges for causing a number of disturbances at Peterborough downtown businesses.


Two people have been arrested after disrupting numerous businesses along Peterborough’s downtown corridor on Monday evening.

Peterborough Police received “many complaints” about two unwanted males attending shops and restaurants along George St. Police allege the pair, from Aug. 26 to Sept. 11, attended the establishments yelling obscenities and disturbing employees and customers. They also attended one specific restaurant several times each day.

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Police say the men had been previously cautioned. But on Monday night around 10 p.m., officers located them following a reported disturbance in the area of Brock and Chamber streets.

As a result of the investigation, they were arrested.

Troy Clifford Hormillosa, 23, of Brock Street, and a 16-year-old Peterborough boy were both charged with charged mischief, obstructing, interrupting or interfering with any person in the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property.

Hormillosa was also charged with failure a probation order. The youth — who can’t be named — was also charged with failure to comply with a sentence.

Both were held in custody and were scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

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