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Posted On Tuesday, January 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 19, 2021   9:15am
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service held its annual Festive RIDE Campaign between November 26 th , 2020 and January 2 nd , 2021. We would like to thank the Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association for joining us at two MegaRIDE checks in December with policing partners including the OPP, the RCMP and the Military Police providing drivers with a token of appreciation for driving sober. 
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Posted On Saturday, January 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, January 16 2021     2:44 pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a 20-year-old man that occurred around 3:00 am today in the area of Hunt Club Road and Lorry Greenberg Drive in Ottawa’s south end.  
The deceased male has been identified as Mehdi El-Hajj Hassan.  
The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa...

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Posted On Friday, January 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 15, 2021         1:00pm  (Ottawa) – On January 13 th , the Ottawa Police Service received a public complaint concerning a man that had disobeyed the Quarantine Act. 
Information was received indicating that a United States resident had travelled to Canada.  He arrived in Canada on January 6 th and was required under the Act to quarantine until January 19, in Ottawa. 
Since...

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Posted On Friday, January 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 15, 2021         12:42pm   (Ottawa) – Today, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit charged an Ottawa man with sex offences following an investigation that began in the fall of 2020 when police received a complaint regarding historical incidents. 
Jacques CHAGNON, 64 years of age of Ottawa is charged with several counts of Indecent Assault, Sexual Assault...

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Posted On Thursday, January 14, 2021

Egal-Daud-Reward-Poster-English FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 14, 2021     1:03pm  (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is offering a reward of up to $75,000 for information leading to an arrest in the ongoing homicide investigation of Egal Daud.  
Egal was 30 years old when he was found deceased in a vehicle on Northview Road on February 11, 2018. He had been shot.
“All known witnesses were spoken to at the time and all public tips were...

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