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You can get arrested – and go to jail – for uttering threats

Durham Police said a male has been arrested after sending pictures of a firearm and uttering threats to another male in Port Perry.

On Tuesday, January 2, members of the North Division Criminal Investigations Branch, with the assistance of the North Division Community Response Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence in the area of Queen Street and Perry Street in Port Perry.

Officers sought a warrant for this address after it had been reported that a male residing there had sent images of a firearm and threatening messages to the victim. As a result of the search warrant, a replica firearm and a prohibited weapon were located and seized. The accused was also located in the residence and taken into custody without incident, said a police statement.

The suspect, age 24 from Port Perry was charged and held for a bail hearing. Name and further details available at

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact the North Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1505.

Editor’s Note: Durham Post does not name or identify the accused as:
1. Of this time, they are suspect[s] and not convicted by a court, and
2. Sometimes charges are amended or dropped.

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