Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) officers, on Monday night saved a life, acting quickly to revive a possibly overdosed man in Oshawa.
Great work last night by officers assisting a male who had possibly overdosed downtown, said a congratulatory tweet from DRPS Central East Division.
“Officers acted quickly administering Naloxone. The male was revived, received medical attention from EMS and [was] transported to hospital,” it added.
Welcome to the inaugural DRPS Central-East Divison Weekly update. Every week, a member from @DRPSCEDiv will be updating the community on incidents/ initiatives in Oshawa. This week we have Staff Sgt. Mark Pillman! pic.twitter.com/z8oAj3rnI5
— Durham Regional Police – Central East Division (@DRPSCEDiv) April 17, 2023
Two held with drugs
Meanwhile, an investigation by the Central East Community Response Unit has resulted in charges and a quantity of drugs being seized in Oshawa.
On April 12, members of the Central East CRU Team concluded an investigation into drug trafficking in Oshawa.
Police received information that a male was trafficking cocaine from his residence on Clarke Street. A Control Drug and Substance Act search warrant was authorized and executed. A male and female were taken into custody without incident. The investigation resulted in the seizure of cocaine and Canadian currency, said a police statement.
A male and female, both from Oshawa were charged and held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Central East Community Response Team at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1767.
Name and further details available at www.drps.ca.
Editor’s Note: Durham Post does not name the accused as:
1. Of this time, they are suspects and not convicted, and
2. Sometimes charges are dropped or changed.