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Illegal weed shop with $240,000 stock raided in Oshawa

Durham Police concluded a drug investigation of an illegal cannabis dispensary in Oshawa.

On February 2, members of the Central East Division Community Response Team executed a search warrant at an unlicensed cannabis dispensary on King Street East. Officers seized cannabis, cash and other cannabis products with a combined value of more than $240,000.

Two employees, a 54-year-old male of Toronto and a 43-year-old female of Barrie were both arrested and charged. Both were released on an undertaking, police said last Friday.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Drug Enforcement Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5800.

Ajax shooting

Durham Police located a 25-year-old male with serious injuries after a shooting overnight in Ajax.

On Thursday, February 8 at about 9:20 pm, members of West Division responded to reports of a shooting and an injured male in the area of Ivers Court and Westney Road in Ajax.

Officers arrived on the scene and located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a Toronto-area hospital with serious injuries. Police were assisted by our K-9 Unit, Air1 and Tactical Support Unit, the area was searched with negative results.

Investigators are looking for two male suspects that fled from the scene northbound towards Rossland Road. There are no descriptors at this time.

Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have security camera footage or dash cam footage from the area of Westney Road and Ivers Court, or anyone who may have any other information about this incident to contact police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Chrzan of the West Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2565.

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