Male in Custody for Assault with a Weapon at Oshawa Residence

Male in Custody for Assault with a Weapon at Oshawa Residence

A male is in custody after he assaulted his spouse and another family member with a weapon at a residence in Oshawa.

On Monday, May 13, 2024, at approximately 9:30 a.m., members of East Division responded to an unknown trouble call at a residence in the area of Grandview Street North and Coldstream Drive.  A female was assaulted by her spouse.  The female’s brother intervened in the assault and became involved in a physical altercation with the suspect. 

During the physical altercation between the suspect and male, the suspect used an edged weapon to stab the victim.  The victim sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre.  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

The female did not sustain any physical injuries. 

A 35-year-old male from Oshawa is charged with: Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon, Assault, Attempt to Choke, Possess Weapon Dangerous to the Public, and Possession of a Prohibited/Restricted Weapon.

He was held for a bail hearing.

The accused’s name has been withheld to protect the identities of the victims.

Domestic violence can take many forms, including physical, emotional, financial, and psychological abuse. It knows no boundaries and can impact people of all ages, genders, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. This incident serves as a crucial reminder that we must come together as a community to support those affected by domestic violence and work towards creating safer environments for everyone.

If you or anyone you know is a victim of domestic violence please reach out for help.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact The East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1605.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at 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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