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Posted On Tuesday, June 01, 2021

West GAS Suspect to ID - 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 1, 2021   11:30am
(Ottawa) — The West Criminal Investigations Section is looking for the public’s assistance to identify an individual involved in several thefts and frauds that have occurred in the City’s West end between February and April 2021.
The suspect is described as a Middle Eastern male, approximately 35-40 years old, 6’2” to 6’4” (188cm to 193cm), and medium build. He...

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Posted On Monday, May 31, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 31st, 2021          2:35pm (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) commenced an investigation in March 2021, which led to information that child pornography had been accessed from an residence located in the Rideauview area of the City.   
Today, the ICE Unit arrested and charged George LABRANCHE, 69 years old, of Ottawa, with unlawfully...

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Posted On Sunday, May 30, 2021

Ahmed SIYAD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, May 30, 2021    3:20pm
(Ottawa) – Canada wide warrants have been issued for the arrest of three individuals in relation to a double homicide on Alta Vista Dr. on May 28th. 
The three are wanted for first degree murder in the shootings of brothers Abdulaziz Abdullah and Mohamed Abdullah and for the attempted murder of a third man. 
Wanted are: 
Ahmed SIYAD, 28, of Toronto, 
Mohamed...

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Posted On Friday, May 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 28, 2021    1:38pm (Ottawa) — Last evening, the Ottawa Police Service Street Crime Unit arrested and charged two youths for trafficking Fentanyl. 
In March 2021, the Street Crime Unit began an investigation after receiving public complaints about suspected trafficking of controlled substances in the Vanier area. 
On May 27 th , Street Crime investigators, with assistance of the Vanier Neighborhood Resource...

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Posted On Friday, May 28, 2021

E-scooter map FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 28, 2021   12:10pm
(Ottawa) – E-scooters are expected to double in volume on our roadways this year to approximately 1500 operators as more people either purchase one for personal use or rent one from the City of Ottawa’s pilot e-scooter program that launched on May 28 th .
It’s important that both users and drivers understand the rules of the road for e-scooters to ensure the safe use of these devices...

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