An altercation in a Whitby parking lot led to the arrest of a man and the seizure of about $6,000 in drugs.
On Thursday, August 4, 2016, at approximately 9:00 p.m., police were alerted to an altercation that had just occurred in a parking lot on Victoria Street East in Whitby. The victim advised she had been assaulted and robbed.
Further investigation led to the identification of the male and a search warrant was executed at his home on King Street West in Oshawa. A quantity of cocaine and marihuana, with a street value of approximately $6,000, was seized.
Alex MCCREA, age 21 of Oshawa, has been charged with: theft under $5,000, possession of property obtained by crime $5,000, and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2. He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information is asked to contact the Drug Enforcement Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5830.