Ottawa man charged following a taxi carjacking on Marquette Avenue

Posted On Friday January 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 11, 2019         1:08pm 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit has charged a male following a carjacking and robbery that took place on January 9, 2019 around 6:10pm on Marquette Avenue and Beechwood Avenue.

The suspect entered a taxi and directed the taxi to Marquette Avenue. Upon arrival, the suspect threatened the driver with a knife, had him exit the driver’s seat and then drove off with the taxi. The vehicle was recovered a short while later.

Camil DARWICH, 51 years old of Ottawa has been charged with:

  • Robbery x2
  • Possession of Weapons Dangerous
  • Theft of Motor Vehicle
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance

He is scheduled to appear in court today. 

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