Ottawa man and woman arrested following a string of commercial robberies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 5, 2018     2:38pm 

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit investigated a rash of commercial robberies from November 11 to November 19, 2018 and identified of one male and one female suspect. 

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, a search warrant was executed at the 1000 block of Ramsey Crescent and the two suspects were arrested in relation to the following incidents:

  • Sunday November 11, 300 block of Poulin Avenue
  • Monday, November 12, 1400 block of Highgate Road
  • Monday, November 12, 100 block of Earl Grey Drive
  • Tuesday, November 13, 800 block of Baseline Road
  • Thursday, November 15, 3000 block of Carling Avenue
  • Sunday, November 18, 1500 block of Merivale Road
  • Monday, November 19, 1400 block of Richmond Road 

Yasin Ali IBRAHIM, 27 years old of Ottawa is charged with:

  • Robbery x7
  • Disguise with intent x7
  • Conspiracy x3
  • Breach of Probation x7 

Lynda DROSI, 61 years old of Ottawa, is charged with:

  • Robbery x1
  • Conspiracy x1   

Further charges are expected to be laid against DROSI. 

IBRAHIM and DROSI will appear in show cause court today. 

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