On Tuesday, Oct. 11th, at approximately 1 a.m., officers in North Division responded to Canadian Tire on Simcoe St., for an alarm call. Officers arrived to find a ladder extended to a window on the second floor and two male suspects descending the ladder. Both suspects fled on foot in different directions. Officers set up a perimeter around a marsh nearby, after they heard a suspect in the water, who was concealed by six foot reeds. Air 2 arrived and directed officers to the suspect’s location, where he was arrested without further incident.
The second male was not located, but officers arrested a third suspect, who was waiting in a vehicle on Oyler Dr. A two-way radio, a mask and gloves were seized from the vehicle.
Darryl Bowler, age 34, of Oshawa, is charged with: Break and Enter; Possession of Break-In Instruments; and Fail to Comply with Probation Order.
Joey Pearson, age 19; of Oshawa, is charged with Break and Enter and Possession of Break-In Instruments.
The investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. McMaster, of the North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2675.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.