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Cobourg man assaults officers during early morning arrest downtown: police

Cobourg police say a man assaulted officers during an arrest early Wednesday. Global Peterborough file

A Cobourg man faces multiple weapon and assault charges following an incident in downtown Cobourg early Wednesday.

Cobourg police say around 3:15 a.m., officers on patrol in the core area located a suspect who was wanted by OPP on an arrest warrant.

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Police say the man attempted to flee on foot when advised he was under arrest.

It’s alleged he assaulted officers during his eventual arrest.

Kyle Grieder, 33, of Cobourg, was charged with:

  • Assaulting police with intent to resist arrest
  • Two counts of assaulting police
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle
  • Four counts of possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order
  • Three counts of possession of a controlled substance.

He was held in custody and was scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg Wednesday.

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