A 25-year-old man was arrested for breaking into a home in Oshawa on Thursday morning.
On January 21 at about 6:00 am, members of East Division responded to a break and enter call on Grandview Street North in Oshawa. The suspect kicked in the front door of a residence attempting to gain entry, fired several blank shots and fled before police arrived. Police located an imitation handgun and shell casings near the home. Police searched the area and a suspect was located nearby, said a police statement.
Race Watson, age 25 of Woodstream Avenue in Oshawa, faces several charges, including: Mischief Under $5,000; Possess Weapons Dangerous to the Public; Possess Prohibited Firearm No Licence; Possess Prohibited Weapon Knowing Possession is Unauthorized; Fail to Comply Probation x2 and Attempt Break and Enter to a Dwelling.
He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Shahshahani of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1641.