Oshawa man facing 104 charges after string of locker room thefts
Published May 22, 2023 at 3:47 pm
An Oshawa man has been charged with 104 offences following a string of locker room thefts between April and May, where he allegedly targeted several community centres within the Durham region.
On Friday (May. 19) police executed a search warrant at a residence in Oshawa following numerous locker room thefts throughout the region between April 2023 – May 2023.
Police say the suspect attended numerous locker rooms, often located within community centres, stealing a quantity of items from personal lockers. The suspect would then fraudulently use stolen credit and debit cards at nearby retailers.
45-year-old Edward Pond is faced with 104 charges including:
- 9 counts of theft of a credit card
- 22 counts of unauthorized use of a credit card
- 22 counts of fraud under $5000
- 22 counts of failing to comply with release order
- 20 counts of theft under $7000
- 7 counts of possession of a prohibited weapon
Edward Pond was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information about this incident, or who has experienced a similar incident, is asked to contact A/Det. Richer of the Central East Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-579-1520 ext. 2740
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.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising