News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, December 14, 2018     3:25pm   (Ottawa) – Frontline officers responded to two calls for service on Ivylea Street in regards to threats and suspicious activities, shortly after 1:00am this morning. 
A male who was acting suspiciously near the Community Mailbox, proceeded to threaten a community member with a gun when approached, and then fled the area. 
The same male was later seen by another...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 14, 2018     1:55pm (Ottawa)—The abduction investigation by the Major Crime Unit resulted with a charge of Mischief laid today against Kilal TAHA, 18 years old of Ottawa.
He is scheduled to appear in court on January 11, 2019.
Investigators determined, with assistance from the public, that the incident was a hoax set up as a kidnapping.
We wish to thank the public for coming forward with tips and video.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 14, 2018      11:48am  
(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit has charged a Kingston man, following its investigation into multiple bank robberies, which occurred between April and December of this year.
The suspect would enter the bank, approach a teller and hand over a note demanding money.
Robin DITCHBURN, 53 years old, of Kingston is charged with 5 counts of Robbery in relation...

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Robbery suspect pic1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 14, 2018     10:48am  
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a recent robbery and seeks the public’s assistance to identify the male suspect responsible. 
On Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:20am a male suspect entered a retail outlet situated along the 3700 block of Strandherd Drive in the Barrhaven area. The suspect asked for the assistance of a sales associate,...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 14, 2018              8:40am   (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit has charged a 15 year old male following its investigation into the incident in the 2400 block of Southvale Crescent. 
The teenager has been charged with:
Robbery with an Offensive Weapon
Aggravated Assault
Possession of a Weapon 
He was scheduled...

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