One passenger arrested and the driver of a stolen vehicle is wanted after both fled from police during a traffic stop in Courtice.
On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at approximately 8 p.m., a member of East Division stopped a vehicle in the parking lot of 1403 Regional Highway #2. Police noted the license plate on the pick-up truck to be obscured. As the officer investigated the two occupants, they both fled on foot. The passenger was arrested without incident. The 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was a stolen vehicle from the Durham area.
Christopher FARROW, age 30, of Oshawa is charged with: Theft of Motor Vehicle; Possess Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000 and Fail to Comply with Release Order x2.
He was released on an Undertaking.
The investigation is ongoing and investigators continue to look for the driver.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Shahshahani of East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1641.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.