Man charged with hate-motivated assault on Preston Street
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 03:10 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 29, 2023 3:10 pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service has charged a man following an assault in the 300 block of Preston Street on May 14th.
At approximately 1:30 pm, a man approached two young women on the street and yelled sexually inappropriate, anti-indigenous violent slurs toward them.
Both parents intervened to protect their daughters and were assaulted by the man.
On May 26, Erick MCEVOY, 54, of Ottawa was charged with:
· Incite hatred in a...
Suspects to identify in Laurier Avenue East Robbery
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 01:16 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 29, 2023 1:15 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved in a commercial robbery on April 14th in the 200 block of Laurier Ave East.
At approximately 2:30 am, a male and female suspect entered the store. The female suspect told the store clerk that she had a weapon and demanded money.
The two suspects fled the area on foot, with an undisclosed amount of money.
The clerk was not injured.
Man Charged for Indecent Act in Centretown
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 01:20 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 1:20 pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Neighbourhood Resource Team charged a man yesterday following public complaints of an individual causing a disturbance near Wellington and Lyon Streets.
At approximately 5:00 pm, officers responded to the area and located a man yelling and making threats to passers-by and other residents.
The man also exposed his genitals and made sexual gestures.
He was immediately arrested.
Ahmed HASHIEM, 33 years old, of...
Ottawa 911 operator guides emergency responders to a lost hiker in Utah
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 10:54 AM
“911, do you need fire, ambulance or police?”
Shift supervisor Dominique Creamer was working the night shift in the 911 Communications Centre on Wednesday, May 3, when a call was received from the Sheriff at Garfield County Sheriff’s Office in Utah.
The information provided was that a Canadian woman was lost in the backcountry of a canyon in Utah. This woman was in great danger as a storm was approaching.
The Sheriff’s office attempted to triangulate her cell phone but was unable to because it was...
Camp leader charged with historical sexual assault, police seeking other victims
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 12:00 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 12:00 pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit has charged a man following an investigation into historical sexual assaults that occurred between 1998 and 2001.
In 1997, the man was employed at Youth Leadership Camp near London, Ontario, where he met the victim. The following year, he visited her in Ottawa; the sexual assaults began. In subsequent years that the victim attended the camp, the sexual assaults...