File image courtesy DRPS

Police Swat unit called in after assault call… drugs, gun found

Durham Police yesterday reported the seizure of drugs and a firearm after receiving an assault call in Oshawa.

On November 1 at approximately 10:25 am, members of Central East Division responded to an unknown trouble call in the area of Park Road North and Rossland Road West in Oshawa.

Two male suspects assaulted a male victim and struck him with a firearm. The suspects fled prior to police arrival. Further investigation led to the identification of one of the suspects. The victim was transported to a local area hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, said the police.

On Tuesday, November 7, members of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Branch, with the assistance of the DRPS Tactical Unit, executed a search warrant at the residence of one of the suspects, located in the area of Rideau Street and Anderson Avenue in Oshawa. Officers located a firearm, a large amount of cash, as well as a large quantity of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

A male suspect, age 34 from Oshawa was charged and held for a bail hearing. Name and further details available at

The second suspect is described as male, Black, 19-29 years-old, 5’10”, slim build with curly hair. He was wearing a blue sweatshirt, and black jeans.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to D/Cst. Williamson of the Central East Division Criminal Investigation Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2727.

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.

The seized items. Image courtesy DRPS

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