Loaded gun, outstanding warrants leads to pair of arrests after Oshawa traffic stop

Published April 18, 2023 at 1:27 pm

A loaded gun, drugs and outstanding warrants have two Durham residents in custody after a traffic stop in Oshawa Sunday night.

Central East officers stopped a car near Taunton and Ritson roads just after 5 p.m. and subsequently arrested a 23 year-old Oshawa man and a 22 year-old Ajax woman on outstanding warrants. A search of the vehicle discovered the loaded firearm, 13 grams of cocaine, 45 grams of GHB and five-and-a-half ounces of cannabis.

Draylon Taylor of Oshawa and Sydney White of Ajax are facing nine charges which include possession of prohibited firearm, occupy motor vehicle with a firearm, possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine) and possession of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

Both suspects were held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Duguay of the East Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1642.

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