Peterborough Police Service say around 2:30 a.m. an individual attended his vehicle at a Severn Road address and discovered the vehicle had been entered and cigarettes and a challenge coin were removed.
The victim searched the area and located a suspect in the area of Christopher Road. The victim confronted the man and police were called.
As a result of the investigation Jett John Burton, 24, was arrested and charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
He was held in custody, appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court later Saturday, was remanded in custody and was scheduled to appear again in court on Monday, police said.