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DURHAM REGIONAL CRIME STOPPERS

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CRIME OF THE WEEK
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PROFILE WAS AIRED WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2016

CRIME STOPPERS would like to remind the citizens of Durham Region of the increased number of incidents related to Human Trafficking. Often referred to as sex slavery, there are numerous victims who are being forced into situations through manipulation, exploitation, threats of violence, and physical intimidation. Human Trafficking is an issue affecting our local community with the average age range of victims being 14-20 years old. If you are staying in a hotel or motel near major thoroughfares, be aware of some of the warning signs of Human Trafficking:

  • A young person that appears fearful of or under the control of another person
  • Visible injuries or other signs of abuse
  • Constant flow of traffic to the room day and night
  • Person seen exiting/entering after a visitor to the room arrives/leaves
  • Travelling with minimal luggage or inappropriate belongings

If you or someone you know has been a victim of Human Trafficking, please call police or Crime Stoppers.

CRIME STOPPERS will pay up to $2000 cash for ANY information that leads to an arrest in this or ANY criminal matter. Callers never need to give their name or testify in court and we do NOT use call display. Remember: CRIME doesn’t pay But Crime Stoppers does.

Call us toll free at 1-800-222-8477
or visit us at

durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca

Constable Dana EDWARDS is the Police Coordinator with the Durham Regional Crime Stoppers program and submits this article in the interest of solving crime.


PROFILE WAS AIRED WEEK OF AUGUST 12-18, 2016

CRIME STOPPERS and DURHAM REGIONAL POLICE are asking for your help to solve a break and enter that occurred in Courtice. Sometime between 1130pm on Friday July 15 and 8am the next day, unknown suspects broke into a barn on Hwy 2 just east of Courtice Rd. Once inside, numerous tools were stolen including a gas powered pressure sprayer, a rototiller, an air-compressor as well as two chainsaws and numerous handheld tools. The suspects used a hay wagon from the property to load the items to take them to the road where there were loaded into an unknown vehicle. It is estimated over $10 000 worth of tools were stolen.

If you have any information about this break and enter or know who is responsible, please call Crime Stoppers.

CRIME STOPPERS will pay up to $2000 cash for ANY information that leads to an arrest in this or ANY criminal matter. Callers never need to give their name or testify in court and we do NOT use call display. Remember: CRIME doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers does.

Call us toll free at 1-800-222-8477
or visit us at

durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca

Constable Dana EDWARDS is the Police Coordinator with the Durham Regional Crime Stoppers program and submits this article in the interest of solving crime.


PROFILE WAS AIRED WEEK OF AUGUST 5-11, 2016

CRIME STOPPERS and DURHAM REGIONAL POLICE are asking for your help to solve a theft that occurred in Oshawa. On April 25, 2016, police attended at the Superstore on Harmony Road North for a theft in progress. A male suspect was observed by security staff loading his backpack with protein powder and electronics. When the suspect left the store, the loss prevention officer began running after the suspect who eventually dropped the backpack. The stolen items were recovered however the suspect still has not been identified. The suspect is described as: male, white, in his 50’s, grey hair, glasses and wearing a grey hoodie, blue jeans and black shoes.

If you have any information about this theft or know who is responsible, please call Crime Stoppers.

CRIME STOPPERS will pay up to $2000 cash for ANY information that leads to an arrest in this or ANY criminal matter. Callers never need to give their name or testify in court and we do NOT use call display. Remember: CRIME doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers does.

Call us toll free at 1-800-222-8477
or visit us at

durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca

Constable Dana EDWARDS is the Police Coordinator with the Durham Regional Crime Stoppers program and submits this article in the interest of solving crime.