Oshawa cop arrested on numerous weapons charges

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Published February 3, 2022 at 9:47 am

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An officer with Durham Regional Police has been charged with numerous weapons charges after a joint investigation between DRPS and Provincial Weapons Enforcement Unit.

Officers with the DRPS’ Profession Standards Unit arrested the officer, Constable Kenneth Boone, in his home on Tuesday February 2. Boone was off-duty at the time. The arresting officers found three prohibited guns and “multiple prohibited devices,” in the home. DRPS did not specify what kind of devices were found.

Boone, 45 of Oshawa is charged with 13 offences such as; careless storage of a firearm, three counts of possession of a prohibited/restricted weapon knowing it’s possession is unauthorized and importing a restricted/prohibited device knowing it’s possession is unauthorized.

Boone has been a DRPS police officer since 2003, working in the Traffic Branch. He was released from custody with conditions and will remain on the force performing administrative duties.

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