ATM Theft Attempt In Oshawa
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/17/2018 8:08:00 AM.
Durham Regional Police are looking for help after suspects attempted to steal an ATM from a grocery store in Oshawa. The incident occurred on Monday at around 1am at the Sobey's on Wilson Rd. N. According to police, the bandits pried open the doors of the vestibule where the ATM was located, managed to dislodge the machine before being detected, and were able to move it. No other information has been released; anyone with details is asked to call Durham Regional Police, or CrimeStoppers.

Alleged Pervert At Large
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/16/2018 8:04:00 AM.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man wanted for indecent exposure. 21-year old Quincy Pettifer-Cyrus of no fixed address is wanted in connection with two incidents this summer; he is also a suspect in three break-ins that occurred in Oshawa last month. The investigation began on July 26 when police say the suspect was seen exposing himself and committing an indecent act in the teen section of the Pickering Library. 

Stolen Vehicle Recovered
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/15/2018 7:37:00 AM.
An update on a story we brought you last week involving two collectible vehicles stolen from a business in Scugog. Investigators located one of the vehicles after conducting a search warrant at a property on Simpson Drive in Ajax, recovering a stolen 2008 red Corvette. A male suspect was arrested during the execution of the warrant. 34-year old Wesley Evoy of Broadview St. in Pickering was charged with possession of property obtained by crime; he was released on a promise to appear. Authorities continue to look for the second vehicle, a 1969 black Ford Torino. An image of the vehicle can be found at www.drps.ca under "newsroom." Anyone with information is asked to call North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau or CrimeStoppers.

Driver Arrested After Collision
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/14/2018 7:17:00 AM.
A man has been arrested after attempting to flee the scene of a collision yesterday afternoon in Oshawa. The motorist fled on foot after a two-car crash at Adelaide Av. and Park Rd. just after 1:30pm. Durham Regional Police said one person suffered minor injuries; the suspect was quickly located and arrested.

Police Officer Charged
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/13/2018 5:50:00 AM.
Drinking and driving charges have been laid against a Durham Regional Police officer following a multi-vehicle collision that occurred while he was off-duty last week. The incident took place just before midnight on August 5th in the area of Taunton Rd. and Coronation Rd. Police say a chain reaction collision occurred when a westbound Infinity sedan suddenly swerved and struck a vehicle travelling in an adjacent lane, then rear-ended a car stopped at a red light. 49-year old Basil Odei has been charged with driving while exceeding the legal blood-alcohol limit and careless driving. Durham Regional Police say Odei has been reassigned to a non-frontline role; the charges against him have not been proven.

Bank Robbed In Ajax
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/10/2018 7:18:00 AM.
In Ajax, police are searching for a pair of armed suspects who robbed a ScotiaBank yesterday morning leading to a brief police chase on the westbound 401. Police were called to the branch on Ravenscroft Rd. and Tauton Rd. W. when the suspects fled the scene in a gray minivan after robbing the bank at gunpoint. The pursuit was unsuccessful due to heavy traffic at the time; there were no reports of any injuries.  

Suspect Wanted After Alleged Indecent Act
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/9/2018 7:52:00 AM.
Durham Regional Police are on the lookout for a suspect who was seen allegedly committing an indecent act in Pickering. A woman reported the sighting at about 2pm on Tuesday when walking along the waterfront trail with her children in the West Shore Blvd. and Beachpoint Promenade area. The suspect fled and was last seen running down the path; police searched the area but couldn't find him. He's described as black and in his early 40's, with a heavy build, clean shaven, and short hair, wearing a grey sleeveless shirt and black shorts. Anyone with information is asked to call West Division or CrimeStoppers.

Car Theft Suspect Nabbed While Napping
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/8/2018 7:15:00 AM.
Investigators have made an arrest after finding a suspect sleeping in a stolen tow truck in Oshawa. The discovery was made on Monday at about 7:30am when members of Central East Division located a stolen tow truck that was towing a stolen Cadillac parked in a lot by Cedar St. and Wentworth St. W. The sleeping suspect was arrested by officers; further investigation revealed that the suspect was involved in the theft of two stolen collectible vehicles from a Port Perry-area auto business. 47-year old George Maxwell of Balsam Lake Rd. in the City of Kawartha Lakes has been charged with three counts of theft of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property over $5000, driving while disqualified, and breach of probation. He has been held for a bail hearing.

Charges Laid Following Police Chase
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/7/2018 7:14:00 AM.
Authorities in Whitby say police were preparing to stop a suspected stolen vehicle around 8pm last Thursday night in the area of Garden St. and Taunton Rd. when the car sped away southbound on Garden. The driver turned westbound on Consumers Dr. and sideswiped the police cruiser that had pulled up beside it. The vehicle was then cornered off before the driver attempted to travel the wrong way on the westbound 401. As officers approached the vehicle one passenger ran away; a physical struggle ensued and the officer used a taser to gain control of the man and make the arrest. 26-year old Tee-Jay MacDonald-Dutton of Oshawa, 27-year old William Tait of Pickering, and 33-year old Brian Simpson-Fry of Oshawa all face numerous charges.

Woman Allegedly Confronted For Wearing Religious Clothing
Posted by Samantha Casais on 8/3/2018 7:36:00 AM.
Durham Regional Police are looking for a man who allegedly confronted a woman for wearing a hijab at around 11am on Tuesday. Police say the suspect began yelling obscenities at the 31-year old woman as she walked to her car parked on Campbell St. in Brooklin, demanding that she remove her hijab. As the man continued eastbound, she drove past him and warned that she would call the police. He then turned around and quickened his pace in the opposite direction. He's described as white, about 50 years old with a short, stocky build and brown hair; he speaks with an accent and was wearing a green shirt and black jeans. Anyone with information, video, or cell phone photos to assist in the investigation is asked to call Central West Division or Durham Regional CrimeStoppers.

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