February 8, 2019 10:21 am

Peterborough man accused of making multiple hang-up calls to police

A Peterborough man is accused of making multiple hang-up calls in a short time span to police.

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A Peterborough man has been charged with mischief after making several hang-up calls to the police business line on Thursday night.

Peterborough Police Service say between 8:15 p.m. and 8:41 p.m., police dispatchers received approximately 15 phone calls to the police non-emergency business line, of which 13 were hang-up calls.

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Police say the man is currently on conditions from a previous incident not to contact emergency services unless there is an actual emergency matter.

Jacob Orion Prelosnjak, 41, of Water Street, was arrested and charged with mischief; failure to comply with the conditions of an undertaking; and failure to comply with a probation order.

He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later Friday.

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