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Posted On Monday, December 05, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 5, 2022 4:05 pm (Ottawa)—The Ottawa Police Service Hate & Bias Crime Unit is advising that the suspects have been identified. We thank the public and media for their assistance. 
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Posted On Saturday, December 03, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, December 3, 2022  5:00 pm (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is looking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in a sexual assault that occurred in the evening of December 1 st , 2022.
Between the hours of 9:30 pm and 11:00 pm, the victim was inside an apartment building in the area of Maclaren Street and Metcalfe Street. The victim was approached by an unknown male and sexually assaulted.
The suspect is described...

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Posted On Friday, December 02, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 2, 2022       12:00 pm
(Ottawa) — This holiday season, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is stepping up its RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) programs and reminding drivers to celebrate responsibly.
“Impaired driving – whether by consuming alcohol, cannabis, or drugs – is completely preventable and illegal”, says Sergeant Troy Froats with the Impaired Countermeasures...

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Posted On Friday, December 02, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 2, 2022      9:10 am (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service is advising residents to be vigilant in light of an emerging trend of daylight-hour vehicle thefts.
“Thieves are getting brazen,” says Staff Sergeant Cathy Brown, head of the OPS Intelligence Unit. “You may have your mind on your seasonal shopping list, but thieves are taking advantage of unattended vehicles in parking lots to...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 30, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 30, 2022      10:00 am (Ottawa)   —   The Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit has charged a second person in relation to a shooting that occurred on Saturday, November 12, 2022 on Grenfell Crescent.
Ahmed SAMI, 22-years-old, of Ottawa, has been charged with multiple firearm-related offences, including discharging a firearm, assault, and other drug charges.
Investigators would...

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