POTENTIAL BREAK AND ENTER TURNS INTO DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES IN PORT HOPE

After responding to a possible break and enter in progress at a residence on Curtis Court, at around 5:20 a.m. on Friday morning February 26, 2021, Port Hope Police determined there was no break and enter at the residence, however the home owner did wake to loud pounding on her door.

While the officers were on scene the women observed the same male return to the area and drive by the residence. The officers quickly left the Curtis Court home and conducted a traffic stop. The male refused to give his name or driver’s license and as a result was arrested for failing to identify himself under the Highway Traffic Act.

Further investigation revealed the male’s name was Olajuwon Ajibola born in 1991 from Oshawa Ontario. As a result Ajiboa was re arrested for obstruct police. Later Port Hope Police learned the accused was on several other forms of release orders with the courts.

As a result the accused, was charged with Obstruct Justice, failing to abide by a court order which was to abide by a 24 hour curfew, and not to be out unless in direct company of his surety.  Breach of Probation for not keeping the peace, adult possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-opioid x2, and adult possession of proceeds obtained by crime under $5000.00. Ajibola was held for a bail hearing and is remanded into custody. 

If you have a crime to report in progress call 911. Port Hope Police is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also contact phps@phps.on.ca.

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