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Posted On Monday, January 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 17, 2022  2:45pm (Ottawa) – The Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred in the Overbrook area on Saturday, January 15, 2022.
At approximately 11:00pm, Frontline patrol officers responded to a call about shots fired in the 300 block of Queen Mary Street. On scene, police located an adult with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.
The man was transported to the hospital by Ottawa Paramedic Service....

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Posted On Sunday, January 16, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, January 16, 2022  9:12 pm
(Ottawa) — On Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 4:30 pm, the Ottawa Police Service attended the area of Old Mill Way (near White Horse Park) to investigate a motor vehicle that had partially submerged through the ice along the Rideau River. The lone occupant was rescued by local residents by using a kayak and quick safe thinking. There were no reported injuries to the driver.
The driver was subsequently charged...

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Posted On Sunday, January 16, 2022

Merivale Road site photo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, January 16, 2022  3:36pm  
(Ottawa)—The Ontario Fire Marshal, the Office of the Chief Coroner/Ontario Forensic Pathology Service and the Ottawa Police Service continue their respective investigations into the devastating explosion and fire that occurred at 1995 Merivale Road on January 13 th .
This afternoon, the three agencies participated in a Technical Briefing for media and shared this information.
We continue to...

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Posted On Friday, January 14, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 14, 2022    3:00pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Section is investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Hemlock Road on January 13 th , 2022.
At approximately 6:40pm, the woman was walking alone when she was approached from behind by an unknown man. The man continued to walk with the victim a short distance before pushing her to the ground and sexually assaulting...

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Posted On Friday, January 14, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 14, 2021 9:20am (Ottawa)—Multiple agencies including the Ottawa Police Service, the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office, the Ministry of Labour, Ottawa Fire and the Regional Coroner’s Office continue the investigation and search after yesterday’s explosion and fire at a commercial business located at 1995 Merivale Road.
Police and emergency crews have been working to locate all people who may have been at the...

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