Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 11:25 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 3, 2023 11:25 am
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred on Wednesday, November 1.
At approximately 9:00 am, a victim with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound attended a local hospital.
Investigators determined that the incident took place in the 2900 block of DuMaurier Avenue between 7:00 and 9:00 am that morning.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information, cell phone footage, or any...
Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 02:17 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday November 1, 2023 2:15 pm
To all Ottawa Residents:
In the past days and weeks several concerning hate-motivated criminal incidents including graffiti, vandalism, hate mail, threats and a potential threat to public safety (later deemed unfounded through investigation) have been reported to police.
These incidents have targeted Jewish and Muslim community members in Ottawa.
Hate speech, symbols and other hate-motivated incidents are unacceptable. Those incidents can...
Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 10:15 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 1 2023 10:15 am
(Ottawa) – Between October 16 and October 27th, the Ottawa Police Service Market, Centretown and Carlington Neighbourhood Resource Teams (NRTs) conducted an enforcement project in the ByWard and Lowertown areas targeting social disorder related issues as well as drug related activity.
Consequently, 21 individuals, ranging between 17 and 50 years old and residents of Ottawa, were arrested and a total of 62 criminal charges were laid,...
Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023 03:15 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 30, 2023 3:15 pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Hate and Bias Crime Unit has charged three individuals following a mischief to property incident in the 100 block of Elgin Street.
At approximately 8 pm on October 29, officers attended a parking garage following a 911 call of
three individuals spray painting antisemitic, anti-black, and anti-2SLGBTQQIA+ symbols on the walls.
The three individuals, two of which were young persons, were arrested on-scene.
Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023 02:00 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 30, 2023 2:00 pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit has charged a young person following the theft of a vehicle Friday evening in the 3000 block of Carling Avenue.
At approximately 6:30 pm, the owner of the vehicle left it idling in the parking lot of a restaurant as they went in to pick up their order. The owner left their 10-year-old child sleeping in the back seat at this time. A young person under the Youth Criminal...