Weapons Seized from Vehicles in Whitby


Police have seized a number of weapons from two vehicles in Whitby.

On Friday, November 5, 2021, police located a male sleeping in a vehicle parked near Dundas Street and Brock Street with empty liquor cans inside. Officers searched the vehicle and located four conducted energy weapons, an expandable baton, five prohibited knives, brass knuckles and ammunition. Upon further investigation, a second vehicle belonging to the suspect was searched and two semi-automatic firearms were located.

William FIELDING, age 24 of NFA, is facing 16 weapons charges. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Ekelman of the Central West Division Community Resource Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1836.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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