Police Beat

One man is in police custody and another is wanted after shots were fired near Warden Avenue north of Danforth.

On Oct. 7 at about 1:20 a.m., police were called to Cataraqui Crescent after two men allegedly shot several rounds from a rifle at a residence. Several rounds made it through the walls, hitting windows, inside walls and furniture. Several people were home at the time, though nobody was injured.

On Oct. 10, Tevyn Rodney, 20, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with several firearms charges and mischief under $5,000.

Justin Mohammed
Justin Mohammed

Justin Mohammed, 19, is wanted for the same charges. He is believed to be in possession of a firearm, and police consider him to be armed and dangerous. Anyone who spots him should not approach him, but call 911.

Anyone with any information should contact police at 416-808-4100, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at 222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or leave a tip on Facebook.

Police at 55 Division are urging East End residents to take extra precautions after some recent night-time break-ins.

Motion-activated outdoor lighting is a great help. Keep valuables out of plain sight in your home. Lock all doors and windows before going to bed, including sliding doors, in all rooms, and on all floors. Old hockey sticks can be cut to length to prevent windows and sliding doors from being slid open.

Checking that everything is secure should become a daily ritual. Make sure your home is safe from unwanted entry while on vacation, at work, or even while you’re at home.

For regular tips on crime-proofing, visit facebook.com/tps55.


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