At approximately 12:15 a.m., on Saturday, March 9, 2019, a Durham Regional Police Duty Inspector attempted to stop a vehicle near Brock Street and Dundas Street in Whitby. The suspect who was operating a grey four-door Chevrolet failed to stop and drove off at a high rate of speed in nearby residential streets, losing the officers. The suspect was then observed by Air1 in the area of Beech Street and advised officers on the ground the location of the suspect after again he tried fleeing, officers were able to take him into custody.

Berek COX, age 34 of Greenvalley Trail in Oshawa, is charged with: Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest; Operate a Conveyance While Prohibited; Flight from Police; Fail to Comply with Probation Order x4 and Operation While Impaired. He was released on a Promise to Appear.