Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 02:37 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 29, 2023 1:35 pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is pleased to announce Project Safe Trade, parking spots at three police stations intended to support safety when completing trades stemming from online marketplaces and websites or any other type of personal sales.
Websites are often used as tools to sell property and can present a personal safety risk due to the high volume of thefts and robberies that can occur during these...
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 02:15 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 29, 2023 2:15 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service’s (OPS) Fraud Unit is warning residents to proceed cautiously with any door-to-door contractor sales after receiving an increase in the number of reports from residents.
In the past two weeks, the Fraud Unit has received five reports, with an estimated loss of $250,000 to Ottawa-area residents.
“It’s always the same pitch, they say they’re already in the area working on a neighbour’s home and can offer...
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 01:30 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 28, 2023 1:30 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Break and Enter Unit is looking for public assistance to identify three suspects involved in multiple break and enters that have occurred between September 24th and 27th in Barrhaven and the south end of Ottawa.
Throughout the daytime hours of September 24th through 27th they have broken into several houses. Each time they parked a black truck in the driveway.
Three of the four suspects exit the truck and...
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 07:41 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, October 1, 2023 1:48 pm
(Ottawa) — We continue monitoring for potential vehicle-based protests in or travelling through Ottawa in the coming days.
Although we do not have specific information to indicate that there will be large-scale demonstrations or protests in Ottawa, the potential for some level of protests exists. As such, we have resources in place to address any scenario.
Reminder: There is zero tolerance for unlawful behaviour and vehicle-based...
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 11:35 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 11:35 am
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Break and Enter Unit is looking for public assistance to identify two suspects involved in a break and enter on September 4 in the 4200 block of Navan Road.
At approximately 12:45 am, the suspects broke into a commercial business and stole several items.
Suspect 1 is described as a white male, average height, average build, wearing a light grey hooded sweater, black shirt, black pants, and black...