Durham Police yesterday said a male under House Arrest was located at a restaurant.
On Tuesday, November 28 at about 1:15 pm, members of the Central East Division Downtown Foot Patrol and General Patrol were made aware of a male known to be on house arrest and currently wanted by Ottawa Police Service, breaching his conditions.
He was in the area of Ritson Road North and Adelaide Avenue East in Oshawa.
The male was observed by an off-duty officer who was familiar with him, and followed to the area of King Street East and Albert Street in Oshawa, where he entered a restaurant. Officers attended the restaurant and arrested the male without incident, said a police statement.
A firearm and ammunition were located concealed under a vending machine near the male’s property (see image below).
The 29-year old from Ajax was charged and held for a bail hearing. Name and further details available at www.drps.ca.
Anyone with security camera footage, dash camera footage, or new information about this incident is asked to contact the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1705.
Two women wanted for violent assault
Police said they are looking for two female suspects after a victim was violently assaulted outside an Oshawa bar.
On Sunday, October 15 at about 3 am, the victim was outside of the bar located at 1300 King Street East. While in the parking lot, the victim was assaulted by two females and suffered serious facial injuries. Investigators have been unable to locate or identify the suspects and are reaching out to the public for assistance.
If anyone recognizes either female in the photos (below) and/or the clothing please contact investigators, said a police statement.
Additionally, anyone with security camera footage, dash camera footage, or new information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Snow of the East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1617.
Female borrows money for mortgage, speculates on cryptocurrencies
A 25-year-old woman from Oshawa is now facing charges following the conclusion of an investigation by the Financial Crimes Unit.
The woman who, under the pretense of needing funds to help with her mortgage, borrowed money from individuals. Subsequently, she diverted the funds to engage in a cryptocurrency scam, resulting in the complete loss of the borrowed funds, said a police statement
Police are attemptting to locate additional victims. The suspect was charged and released on an undertaking. Name, photo and further details available at www.drps.ca.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Chapman of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5352.
Officers block stolen vehicle at red light
On Thursday, November 30 at around 5:05 am, members of Central West Division responded to a stolen vehicle call in the area of Muir Crescent and McQuay Boulevard in Whitby.
A white Toyota Tundra had been stolen out of the victim’s driveway. Responding officers observed a white Toyota Tundra leaving the area. They quickly confirmed it was the stolen Toyota and followed it.
When the Toyota stopped for a red light at a nearby intersection, officers were able to safely block it from fleeing. A male in the driver’s seat was arrested without incident, police said.
The 23-year old from Quebec was charged and held for a bail hearing. Name and further details available at www.drps.ca.
Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. Zabdyr of Central West Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2880.
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.