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Posted On Friday, April 09, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 9, 2021   1:00pm
(Ottawa) – On May 6 th , 2020, the RCMP V-Division asked the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) to conduct a criminal investigation into an incident that occurred on May 5 th , 2020 in Clyde River (Kanngiqtugaapik). 
A member of the community suffered fatal injuries when he was shot by an RCMP officer who had responded to a residence for a call for service for a domestic disturbance.
The OPS has...

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Posted On Friday, April 09, 2021

MDT_ATV(3) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 9, 2021     7:20am (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service trail officers will be focusing enforcement on off-road vehicles throughout the rural areas this weekend to ensure riders are following applicable laws, respecting the trails and enjoying their vehicles safely.
The safety project, organized by the Marine, Dive and Trails Unit (MDT), will take place over the next few weekends throughout the rural areas and is in...

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Posted On Thursday, April 08, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 8, 2021     1:00pm
(Ottawa) – Cycling is growing in popularity and the warmer weather is drawing more and more riders out for commuting and pleasure. The Ottawa Police Service is offering some safety tips for cyclists and motorists so we can all share the road safely. 
Motorists may not be used to seeing cyclists on the roads, so this is a reminder to watch out for them.  While the rules of the road apply...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Sunny the Tabby Cat - photo from owner as provided to Ottawa Citizen A beloved family pet has been returned, thanks to the help of a home security camera and the Ottawa Police Service (OPS).
On February 9, 2021, a family living on a quiet street in the Prince of Wales Drive and Hunt Club Road area, had their Tabby Cat stolen from their front porch.
A man was seen on the home security camera taking the family pet and leaving in a Nissan Versa. The family reached out on many social media platforms in attempts to recover their stolen cat....

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Posted On Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Wanted Nejat KAKAMAD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 6, 2021      3:45pm  (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Fraud Unit is looking for public assistance to locate a wanted man who defrauded two local banks for an amount over $690 000.
In January 2020, the man who owned a car service garage at the time, allegedly used his business bank accounts and credit lines for fraudulent purposes before officially closing his business.  It is alleged that part of his...

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