Oshawa foot patrol officers find sawed-off shotgun during arrest

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Published September 29, 2022 at 12:20 pm

Foot patrol officers seized a sawed-off shotgun in Oshawa after arresting a suspect on an outstanding warrant Wednesday morning.

Central East Division officers were on foot patrol near Albany and Albert streets just south of downtown when they arrested Kenneth Dupont, 39, of no fixed address, on an outstanding warrant for violating his probation. During the arrest they discovered the shotgun as well as ammunition.

Dupont was charged with breach of probation and seven firearm-related offences. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Tillsley of Central East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2417.

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