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Posted On Thursday, June 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 17, 2021   2:30pm  
(Ottawa) — Only a few weeks ago, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) issued a release highlighting the ongoing problem in the City with catalytic converter thefts. Earlier today, OPS also released photos of several suspects to identify involved in these thefts; we are now bringing attention to the consequences for would-be thieves and buyers.   
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Posted On Thursday, June 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 17, 2021   2:10pm  
(Ottawa) — A member of the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) has been charged with Assault and Mischief in relation to an off-duty incident that occurred on April 24, 2021.
Pierre Fournier, a constable, was charged by Ottawa Police today.
The incident that led to the charges occurred in the 2000 block of Old Prescott Road.
Fournier was released on an undertaking. He has been suspended from...

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Posted On Thursday, June 17, 2021

Cat Conv Theft Suspect #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 17, 2021   1:00pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Break and Enter Unit is looking for the public’s help in identifying multiple individuals involved in Break and Enters resulting in the theft of catalytic converters.
Between late April 2021 and early May 2021, there have been several Break and Enters into secure underground parking garages in the Herongate area; the target being catalytic converters from...

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Posted On Thursday, June 17, 2021

officers save man balcony croppedTrigger Warning: suicide
On June 9, police were called to a downtown apartment building shortly after 6 am about an injured man trying to harm himself.
Csts. Dan Jessop, Mark Talbot, Sydney Klager and Rachel Robinson arrived to find a man straddling the balcony and struggling with two people trying to hold on to him.
“Normally I would try to speak to a person in distress to get them to come back to safety on their own,” said Cst. Jessop, who’s been...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 16, 2021       4:20pm  (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigation Unit has charged a man for an Aggravated Assault that occurred early this morning.
At approximately 1:40am, a physical altercation took place between two men in the middle of the street at the intersection of Somerset and Bay Streets. One of the men was rendered nearly unconscious during the struggle, as...

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