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Suspects caught in the midst of PUC break-in

Three suspects were arrested after breaking into an Oshawa PUC storage facility and taking a large wire coil.

On Sunday, Sept. 2, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of Central West Division were called to a break and enter call at an Oshawa PUC storage yard near Stevenson Road South and Laval Drive in Oshawa.

The suspects arrived in a vehicle, broke into the yard and were found with stolen coiled wire in their possession. Two suspects were arrested when police arrived and a third male suspect fled on foot.

With assistance of police dog Rogue and his handler, police searched the immediate area and located the suspect hiding in a nearby shed. The suspect kicked one of the officers during the arrest.

The suspect who fled was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

A 28-year-old male of Renaissance Drive in Oshawa is charged with theft under $5,000; possession of property obtained by crime and assault with intent to resist arrest. He was released on a promise to appear.

A 28-year-old female and a 29-year-old male, both from Centre Street North in Oshawa, are charged with is charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime. They were both released on a promise to appear.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Robertson of Central West Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1836.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.