Male Arrested for Firearm Possession During Search Warrant

Male Arrested for Firearm Possession During Search Warrant

A male is in custody after a concealed firearm was located in his possession during a search warrant.

On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, members of Durham Regional Police executed a search warrant in the area of Taunton Road West and Baldwin Street South, in Whitby.  During the search, a concealed firearm was located in the possession of an involved male.  The male was taken into custody without incident. 

Roger JAMES, age 23 from Whitby is charged with numerous offences including: Possession of a Loaded Restricted/Prohibited Firearm, Possess Restricted/Prohibited Firearm No Licence, and Occupy Vehicle with Firearm.

He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Gill of the Major Crime Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5407.

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.

The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation.  These allegations have yet to be proven in court. 

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