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Taser used to subdue man spotted in stolen vehicle, parked in front of police headquarters

Taser used to subdue man spotted in stolen vehicle, parked in front of police headquarters

If you are going to steal a vehicle it’s probably not a good idea to take it to the police station. Durham Regional Police say sharp eyed officers were at the Provincial Offences courthouse and recognized a wanted man, seated in a stolen vehicle, parked at Police Headquarters last Friday. An officer approached the suspect

Car crashes through Bowmanville Fish and Chip shop

Photo’s Courtesy: Colin Williamson A car plowed through the front of the Bowmanville Fish and Chip restaurant this morning. It happened at a plaza on King Street Ease near Ontario Street. There were no serious injuries reported. Witnesses say the restaurant was closed at the time. The female driver of the car, a red Kia, was

Fire at Oshawa Hospital

Photo’s Courtesy: Colin Williamson A fire in the basement of Lakeridge Health Oshawa was knocked down quickly by Oshawa Fire. Fire and ambulance crews descended on the hospital Sunday evening. Ambulances being allegedly redirected and some people were transported to other hospitals by Region Of Durham Paramedic Services. Witnesses say there were some minor injures

Whitby Tim Hortons robbed at knifepoint

Durham Regional Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a Tim Horton’s restaurant at knife point this morning. Police say just before 4am a lone male jumped the counter armed with a knife and made a demand for cash. The male took cash and fled southbound on foot. There were no physical

Two fighter jets fly over Oshawa

Photos Courtesy Colin Williamson They are fast, loud and expensive! Two CF18 fighter jets flew very low over Oshawa this afternoon. They were practising take-offs and landings at the Oshawa airport. There are reports one of the pilots is from Port Perry and did a fly over before heading back to CFB Trenton.

Five year old seriously injured after crash in Whitby

Photo’s Courtesy: Colin Williamson A 5-year-old Pickering girl is in serious condition after a rear-end crash on Taunton Road near Thickson Road in Whitby on Sunday. Police say a grey Pontiac G5 was westbound on Taunton Road approaching Thickson Road when it collided with a white Mercedes SUV, which was also travelling westbound on Taunton

Transport truck rolls over on Thickson Road in Whitby

Photo’s Courtesy:Colin Williamson Emergency crews are on the scene of a big rig roll over on Thickson Road and Carnwith in Whitby. Witnesses say the driver of the truck swerved to avoid a T-bone collision and the sudden action caused the accident. The contents of the truck spilled out on to the sidewalk. Luckily no

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