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Posted On Friday, March 22, 2019

by Constable Linda Nethercott
I’m Constable Linda Nethercott and I work in the Missing Persons Section at Ottawa Police Service.
Missing persons cases can be understandably emotional; families and friends are worried about their loved one and concerned for their safety and well-being.
What is involved in an investigation? First of all, I want to clarify, you do not have to wait 24 hours to report someone missing. While each case is taken seriously, there are...

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Posted On Thursday, March 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 21, 2019      3:35pm  (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit has charged a man following its investigation into a Robbery in the 3000 block of Strandherd Drive, which occurred on October 5, 2018 at 9:29pm. 
A male suspect approached the male victim from behind, pressed an object against the victim’s side and took personal items from the victim. A witness observed the suspect flee...

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Posted On Thursday, March 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 21, 2019   2:15pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service would like to remind the public that, with spring just around the corner, so is the risk of theft from vehicles. Residents are reminded to remove anything of value from their vehicle.
“Thieves typically look for an unlocked vehicle, and once they gain entry, they go through the entire car, including the trunk,” said Cst. Stephanie Lemieux, Centretown...

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Posted On Thursday, March 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 21, 2019     1:45pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service will be resuming its regular hours of operation at Front Desk Services (FDS) as of April 2019.
Starting Monday, April 1 st 2019 you can visit us at our 211 Huntmar, 3343 St. Joseph or 474 Elgin Street stations, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30pm . 
FDS will take information from the public for the following:
Reports on criminal acts including:...

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Posted On Thursday, March 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 21, 2019       8:30am  (Ottawa)–Central Criminal Investigation Unit and Frontline officers charged Marc Andre FOURNIER with multiple criminal offences. 
FOURNIER, 36 year old of Ottawa is facing charges of:
Theft of motor vehicle cc (Criminal Code)
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 cc.
Dangerous operation of a conveyance cc.
Fail to stop at a scene of...

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