Suspect to be identified in using stolen credit cards

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect for theft and use of stolen credit cards.

Dec 31, 2017 the suspect stole a wallet from a vehicle on Ramsgrange Street and subsequently used the victim’s credit cards to make purchases at business on Strandherd Drive.

Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 2666 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Suspect sought in fraud.

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who was involved in identity fraud.

In August of 2017, the victim had their wallet stolen from their vehicle. During that time there was a bank account opened in their name, using their stolen ID’s. Later on, the victim became aware of the opened account when they received letters about bounced cheques. The suspect in the photo below is suspected of depositing the cheques.

Please see photo provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Suspect to be identified in fraud

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect in fraud.

In august 2017, a suspect intentionally defrauded an individual by sending them an empty box instead of the product that was agreed to and paid for. Loss was estimated near $900.

Please see the photo below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Suspect sought in taxi driver robbery

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating the December robbery of a taxi driver and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.

On December 3, 2017, at approximately 3:00 am, the victim, a taxi driver, picked up three persons at a pub along Meadowlands Drive. Once near their destination, the passengers were changing their minds with respect to where they wanted to be dropped. It became apparent to the driver that the circumstances were becoming suspicious and he pulled over to drop the passengers and collect the fare owed. The two rear passengers exited but the front passenger remained. That passenger then threatened to shoot the driver. That suspect ripped the debit machine from the dash, and also took a small quantity of cash from the driver. That suspect was then seen to enter a gas station near Baseline Road/Clyde Avenue.

Police are seeking to identify the suspect, and are today releasing good quality images from the gas station that he entered following the robbery (see images attached.)

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.




Information needed in an arson

The Ottawa Police Service Arson Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in information regarding an arson that took place causing extensive property damage and endangering resident’s lives.

On the 17th of November 2017, at approximately 4:00 am, residents of a dwelling located in the 100 block of Russell Ave discovered a fire on the front porch. The suspect or suspects had placed a mattress on the front porch and set it on fire. Extensive damage was caused to the outside and inside of the house and resident’s lives were put in danger. Thankfully all residents escaped without injury.

If you have any information about this arson or any other crime, anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477. Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identities you could qualify for a cash reward of $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Suspect sought in identity fraud of $15,000.

Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a female responsible for an identity fraud.

On the 2nd of December 2017 the female suspect in the attached photos impersonated the real account holder when attending 4 different banks in the Kanata area and was able to obtain $15,000.

Please see photos provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5433 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Female suspect sought in assault/mischief

UPDATE: SUSPECT IDENTIFIED.

Ottawa Police West Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a female responsible for an assault and mischief.

In the early morning hours of December 16th 2017, a female suspect entered a food establishment in the 400 block of March Rd. The supect became aggressive when an employee informed her that she could not be served a certain food item at that time. The suspect began damaging store items by throwing them and breaking them. She also assaulted the employee resulting in injuries. The female then fled the scene with 4 others in a white 4-door sedan.

Please see attached photo provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 2666 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Suspect sought in bank robbery on Montreal Road

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a December bank robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.

On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at approximately 2:15 pm, a lone suspect entered a bank situated along the 300 block of Montreal Road. The suspect produced a note making a demand for cash. The suspect fled the premise after obtaining an undisclosed quantity of money. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, 40-50 years, approximately 5’8” (173 cm), unshaven with a moustache. He also wore prescription glasses (view pictures.)

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.




Suspect sought in retail robbery

UPDATE: Suspect identified and charged

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a December retail robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.

On Sunday, December 10, 2017, at approximately 5:40 pm, a lone suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 300 block of Shakespeare Street. The suspect, who was partly disguised and in possession of a knife, made a demand for cash. The suspect fled the premises after obtaining an undisclosed quantity of money. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, 35-45 years, and wore glasses. He was also wearing a distinctive, multi-coloured coat, blue jeans and a hooded jacket (view pictures.)

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5116 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




IDENTIFIED Suspects sought for use of stolen bank cards

The Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects, one male and one female, in the use of stolen bank cards.

In the overnight hours of October 4th 2017, a wallet was stolen from the victim’s vehicle. During the night, the suspects used the stolen debit and credit cards to make multiple purchases on Bank St and Prince of Wales Dr. During one transaction, the male suspect committed a theft from the store as well.

Please see photos provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.