Saturday, December 5

Oshawa

Crime, Durham Regional Police, hate-motivated crime, Local, Oshawa, Oshawa crime, Racism

Video shows Oshawa vehicle vandalized with racist grafitti – The Canadian News

Durham Regional Police are investigating after a video posted on social media appeared to show an Oshawa vehicle vandalized with racist messages. The video appears to have originated on another social media platform then re-posted to Twitter by a person using the “@AyannaSahara” handle. The video shows a silver vehicle with the words “Black lives don’t matter F U” spray-painted in black on it. The tires also appear to have been damaged. Warning: graphic content. Video shows Oshawa vehicle vandalized with racist graffiti   “Someone spray-painted ‘Black lives do not matter’ on a Black woman’s car and popped all her tires. This happened in Oshawa. Less than 24 hours ago,” the Twitter user wrote in the post on Thursday. Durham police confirmed they are investigating the in...
Local, mail theft, Oshawa

Durham police looking for suspect in mail theft in Oshawa – The Canadian News

Durham regional police are looking for a suspect who they say stole mail from the mailbox of a home in Oshawa. Police say the incident occurred on July 13 around 2:45 p.m. A male on a mountain bike entered the driveway of a home in the Highway 2 and Townline Road South area of Oshawa. he got off his bike and walked onto the front porch. Security footage then shows him stealing mail from the mailbox. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s with a slim build and approximately five feet eleven inches tall. He has dark hair and was wearing a blue t-shirt, jean shorts, black shoes and a black baseball cap backwards. He was riding a mountain bike and carrying a grey backpack. His photo from security footage has been released (seen above). Police are looking for other po...