Investigators have laid charges stemming from an incident at a retirement residence in Courtice.
On Friday, February 12, 2021, investigators at East Division began an investigation after a complaint came forward against staff members at the White Cliffe Terrace Retirement Residence on Highway 2 in Courtice. It was alleged that during the COVID-19 Pandemic, staff members had removed door handles to some units in the residence. The DRPS Criminal Investigations Bureau worked with community partners and oversight bodies and have arrested and charged a male, who was the general manager at the time of the incident.
Tawab KARIMI, age 40 of Oshawa is charged with Unlawful Confinement x2. He was released on an Undertaking.
Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Hilliard of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1657.
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.
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Investigation into Senior’s Residence in Courtice