News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, February 23, 2017     4:25 pm (Ottawa) – In late November 2016, a member of the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC) conducted a proactive covert online child exploitation investigation in a publicly available chat room. This chat room was a well-known area for child exploitation offenders to encounter vulnerable children for a sexual purpose.
 In late January 2017 the Ottawa Police Ice Unit...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, February 23, 2017 2 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit has charged a local man with several firearms offences.
On February 22, 2017, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 500 block of Pocono Crescent. Officers were able to seize a loaded handgun, marijuana and cocaine.
As a result Austin HUNTE, 21 years old, was arrested and charged with the following:
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 22, 2017    2:50pm    
(Ottawa)— The Robbery Unit has laid additional charges stemming from the arrest of James Simpson in relation to a February 17, 2017 robbery.  
James Simpson, age 31 of Ottawa, has been additionally charged in relation to the following robberies: 
January 23, 2017-Convenience store-200 block of Brittany Dr
February 6, 2017-Convenience...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 22, 2017  2:07 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating two overnight retail robberies that resulted in the arrests of two suspects.
On February 21, 2017, at approximately 8:40 pm, a lone suspect, disguised, entered a convenience store situated along the 400 block of Moodie Drive. The suspect demanded cash and lottery tickets, and fled with an undisclosed quantity of both....

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person of interest pic 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 21, 2017      3:40pm (Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigation Unit is looking for public assistance in identifying a person of interest from an assault investigation. 
On January 10 th , 2017, around 00:30am, an aggravated assault took place in the 400 block of MacLaren Street. Investigators are looking to identify a male person of interest who was captured in the area. 
He...

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