Suspect Arrested after Break and Enters In Ajax

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A 37-year-old male is facing several charges after two Ajax homes were broken into earlier this week.


Between Monday March 5, 2018 and Tuesday March 6, 2018, two homes in the Westney Road and Finley Avenue area were broken into. In both cases the suspect entered through rear sliding doors and took personal items before leaving. In one instance the residents of the home were upstairs during the break-in. No one was harmed. Bank cards taken from one of the break-ins were used at a local convenience store. The male was located by police on March 7, 2018 and arrested.


Brian ARSCOTT, age 37 of no fixed address, has been charged with: Break and Enter, Commit(2); Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (x2);Use of Credit Card (x2);Fraud (x2); and Possession of Identity Information (x2).  He was held for a bail hearing.


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Stewart of the West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1929.


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.

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