Durham Regional Police Police Press Releases

Another NFA Arrested – Stabbing

A male is in custody and a second male is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Oshawa.

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, at approximately 11:20 p.m., members from Central East Division responded to an armed person call in the area of Simcoe Street South and Bagot Street in Oshawa.  Officers arrived on the scene and located a male suffering from a stab wound.  He was transferred to a Toronto-area trauma centre in a non-life-threatening condition.  Officers on the scene were able to quickly identify a suspect and took him into custody nearby.

Ryley WHALEN, age 22 No Fixed Address is charged with Aggravated AssaultPossession of Weapon for Committing an Offence and Assault with a Weapon.

He was held for Bail Hearing.

Anyone with video footage, dash cam footage or information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dellipizzi of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2766.

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.

The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation.  These allegations have yet to be proven in court.