Rifles, brass knuckles and knives found in Oshawa police raid


Published July 6, 2023 at 11:41 am

Update: A follow-up to this story has been published with comment from Chapman.

A police raid in Oshawa uncovered numerous weapons resulting in a battery of charges for a man from the city.

Durham Regional Police said they raided a home on Beatrice St. on July 4 as part of an ongoing investigation. They did not specify where along the road the house sits. Beatrice St. runs across the eastern half of the city from Somerville St. to Harmony St. in the north end.

The investigators seized seven rifles, three pellet guns, ammunition, brass knuckles (a prohibited weapon), and two knives.

The find resulted in 24 charges for Allan Chapman, 48, including multiple counts of weapons dangerous, possession of a gun without a licence, and unsafe storage. He remains in custody until a bail hearing.

Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation can call police at 905-579-1520 ext. 3617 of Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).



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