Update: Mathew LAND wanted on more assault investigations

Mathew LAND
Mathew LAND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 29, 2016    12:40pm 

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Criminal Investigation Unit continues to seek the public’s assistance in locating LAND in relation to three separate serious assault investigations.   

On Friday, December 23rd, 2016, officers attended Brittany Drive and Kristin Way area in regards to an assault with injuries. Officers located a male victim in his late 20s suffering from injuries caused by a blunt object. He was treated by paramedics and transported to hospital for further treatments to his injuries. 

On Saturday, December 24th, 2016, officers attended the 200 block of Desrosiers Street after receiving information about an assault causing bodily harm to a female victim in her late 20s. The female suffered injuries from the assault and needed hospital treatment.   

LAND is wanted for three ongoing investigations. Please do not approach him if you see him; he is considered armed and dangerous. Call 911. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police's Central Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 21, 2016     3:25pm

Warrant for the arrest of Mathew LAND

 (Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigation Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Mathew LAND.  He is the suspect in an aggravated assault investigation in the 200 block of Desrosiers Street in Vanier yesterday. Two people were injured and transported to a local hospital. 

Mathew LAND, 34 years old of Ottawa, is described as an Aboriginal male, 6’ (183cm), 205 lbs (93kg) with short dark hair, brush cut (see picture).   

He is charged with:

  • Aggravated assault x 2 counts
  • Assault with a weapon x 2 counts
  • Possession of a weapon dangerous x 2 counts
  • Use a firearm, while committing an indictable offence x 1 counts
  • Possess a firearm, while prohibited from doing so by reason of a court order x 2 counts 

Please do not approach him if you see him; he is considered armed and dangerous. 

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mathew LAND or this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police's Central Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166.   Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section                  

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366