News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 11, 2018   3:10pm   (Ottawa) – From December 1 – 7, Ottawa Police Traffic Section Officers conducted an education, awareness and enforcement campaign to change unsafe driving behaviour on our roads.
Officers issued:
111 Provincial Offence Notices for Speeding
68 tickets for Distracted Driving
13 for Improper Car Maintenance
In total, 444 tickets were given out. Additionally, five stunt...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 11, 2018          1:45pm
(Ottawa) –On Tuesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:15pm, Frontline officers attended the 2500 block of Bank Street in regards to a robbery in progress.  
Officers located the victim and got the description of the suspect. A male suspect, matching the description, was arrested shortly afterwards.   
Jarah ELENEZI, 35 years old...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 11, 2018               1:07pm   (Ottawa) – Following an investigation by the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) Resource Protection Department, the Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit was informed of suspicious activity involving the use of stolen credit cards to purchase and attempt to purchase multiple orders of cannabis through www.ocs.ca . 
On...

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Missing Crawford FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 10, 2018       4:30pm  (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance in locating missing Harold Phillipe Crawford, 57 years old of Ottawa. He was last seen on December 6 th in the Waller Street area. His family is concerned for his well-being.
Harold Phillipe is described as a Caucasian male, 5'7” tall (170cm) and weighing 221lbs (100kg).  He has salt and pepper...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 10, 2018   2:00pm   (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Services Board approved a cost-recovery fee structure model for all employment-related Police Records Checks in October.
Effective January 1, 2019, it will cost $90 to obtain a criminal records check, criminal records and judicial matters check, and a vulnerable sector check.
Volunteer checks will remain free.
Non-Residents will continue to pay an additional...

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