News Releases

Suspect FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 27, 2016  2:10 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating the weekend robberies of two motels and is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect responsible.
On September 24, 2016, at approximately 11:30 pm, a lone male suspect entered a motel situated along the 1200 block of Michael Street. The suspect entered brandishing a handgun and made a demand for cash. The suspect was...

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suspect pic 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday September 26, 2016     1:55pm  
(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a recent convenience store robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible.  
On September 17, 2016, at approximately midnight, a lone male suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 1-100 block of Beechwood Ave.  The suspect approached...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 26, 2016      12:49pm  (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service responded to numerous calls of gunshots fired in the 2800 block of Cedarwood Drive around 1:20am on Monday, September 26 th , 2016. 
Officers and K9 attended the area and located one handgun with ammunition. Shell casings were also located from the reported shots fired on Cedarwood Drive and bullet holes located in the 200 block of...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, September 25, 2016   4:40 pm  
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit continues to investigate two homicides that occurred this weekend. 
The first homicide occurred on Saturday morning at 2 a.m. at an Elmira Dr. address. Jacob Thompson, 40, was shot and died on scene. 
The second homicide occurred at 6 a.m. today on Shillington Ave. where Abdi Jama, 26, was shot. He was pronounced dead...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, September 24, 2016      2:39pm
  (Ottawa) — On September 23rd 2016, at 6:30 P.M. Ottawa Police patrol officers responded to a dog attack in the 200 block of Wiggins Private. 
Once on scene, an officer noticed a large, aggressive Bull Mastiff-Rottweiler mix running through the housing community. The dog attacked an adult male holding his one year old son. Both the male and child fell to the ground...

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