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Two men have been named this month as part of 55 Division’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ program.

Jason Lafferty, 42, is wanted for possession of heroin and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of proceeds of crime and property of crime. He’s described as 5’9”, about 175 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes.

Jason Lafferty
Jason Lafferty

Tyrell Fuller, 21, is wanted for a number of firearm charges and assault. He’s described as 5’11”, about 200 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.

Tyrell Fuller
Tyrell Fuller

Anyone with information should contact 55 Division police at 416-808-5500. Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477), 222tips.com, or by texting TOR and a message to CRIMES (274637).

East Danforth was the scene of a shooting on July 23. police - woodbine danforth shooting suspect

At about 8 p.m., police responded to a call reporting a shooting near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues.

When officers arrived they found a 28 year-old victim suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition.

Witnesses reported seeing a man flee the scene in a mid-2000s dark blue 3 series BMW with tinted windows. Anyone with any information should call 55 Division at 416-808-5500 or contact Crime Stoppers.

A man is in custody on charges of fraud and assault, and police believe there may be more victims.

Between October 2012 and July 2015 a man operated a medical clinic with the name ‘Toronto Alternative Medical Clinic’ at 2558 Danforth Ave., suite 205. The suspect allegedly had fake diplomas in naturopathy and osteopathy.

The man would extract blood from patients with a diabetic needle, claiming a lab in Scottsdale, Arizona was analyzing the blood. The lab confirmed it had no contact with the clinic.

Police began an investigation into fake blood results, and on July 29 arrested Dennis Robinson, 67, of Toronto. He faces two charges of fraud under $5,000 and two charges of assault.

Robinson made his first court appearance on July 30.

Police believe there may be other victims. Anyone with information should call police at 416-808-7300, or contact Crime Stoppers.

 


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