Two people are facing 30 charges after a loaded handgun and more than $20,000 in drugs was seized from a vehicle.
On Wednesday February 7, 2018, officers responded to a call for a possible impaired driver in the area of Taunton Road and Simcoe Street North in Oshawa. The vehicle left the area and it later collided with a fence outside a home near Mary and Beatrice Streets. Multiple occupants fled on foot and two were located and arrested following a K-9 track.
A search of the vehicle lead to the seizure of cocaine and marihuana with a street value of more than $20,000. A loaded handgun was also seized.
Adrian GREEN, age 29 from Whitby, and Jerry MENSAH, age 23 from Toronto, are facing 30 combined charges, including drug possession and firearm charges.
Investigators are looking into the possibility of a third outstanding suspect. Anyone with any new information is asked to contact Det. Sitaram of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2741.
The SIU continues to investigate the cause of this single-vehicle collision that occurred during this incident as one of the accused was injured. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the SIU at 1-800-787-8529.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
ORIGINAL MEDIA RELEASE ISSUED FEBRUARY 7, 2018
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