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.




Suspects sought in arson at a school

The Ottawa Police Service Arson Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying 3 suspects responsible for vandalism and arson at a school.

On Saturday the 14th of October 2017, 3 young male suspects were caught on video damaging a school located in the 1100 block of Longfields Dr. They broke the head off a natural gas main line and ignited the gas resulting in $40, 000 dollars in damage.

Suspect #1 was described as being young male 15-17 years of age, medium build, dark clothing with a black baseball cap, back pack

Suspect #2 was described as being a young male, 13-17 years of age, short hair, slim build, white baseball cap, dark jacket, light pants

Suspect #3 was described as being a young male, 13-17 years of age, baseball cap, jacket, pants, small backpack

If you know the identity of the individuals call the Ottawa Police Service Arson Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3770 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.




Seeking Information on Suspect responsible for Arson fire at École Saint Marie

On Sunday August 27th shortly after 11:00pm the Ottawa Fire Services and Ottawa Police responded to a fire at École Saint Marie on Innes Rd.
The Ottawa Police Arson Unit is seeking the public’s assistance for information on the incident which has been deemed deliberate.
The fire caused extensive damage to a portable and vehicle as seen in the attached photo. Graffiti was sprayed on the portable and vehicle.

If you have information about the incident or person(s) responsible call 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 helps solve this crime, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Seeking information on suspicious fire on Mancini Way

The Ottawa Police Arson Unit and Crime Stoppers are looking for any information on a suspicious fire on Mancini Way.

On the 29th of May 2017, at approximately 300am, emergency crews were dispatched to a working fire on Mancini Way. The fire destroyed houses in a row housing complex that were under construction.

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.




Ottawa: Arson to Business on Canotek Rd

In the early hours of October 27th 2016 the Ottawa Police Service Arson Unit and Ottawa Fire Services responded to a fire scene in the 5000 block of Canotek Rd in Ottawa east end.

The fire caused significant damage to the building and businesses affected. The fire was deliberately set and currently being investigated by OPS Arson Unit. Please view the attached photos provided by investigator. The suspect appears to be wearing a dark colored parka.

If you know the identity of the male or have information with respect to this crime call 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 his identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

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Ottawa: Arson Suspect in Wiggins Private fire

UPDATE: MALE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AND CHARGED.

On Monday March 28th 2016 at approximately 8:30pm a male set fire to the third floor hallway of an apartment building in the 300 block of Wiggins Private.

The suspect used a flammable liquid which he poured onto the floor before lighting it. The suspect may have sustained burns to his hand and face. A similar incident had occurred on January 2nd with the same suspect involved. In both incidences the Ottawa Fire Dept. and Ottawa Police Arson Unit responded. Please view the attached photo provided by the investigator.

If you know the identity of the suspect or other criminal activity call 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 his identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

 




Ottawa: Fire Intentionally set to Garbage Cans along Wellington Street

On Sunday March 13th 2016 the Ottawa Police Service and Ottawa Fire Dept responded to a fire in the area of Wellington Street and Smirle Avenue.

Fire was intentionally set to multiple garbage cans along Wellington. Investigator provided a photo of a male suspect wanted for questioning. Please see the attached photos.

If you know the identity of the person or other criminal activity call 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 the person responsible, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

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Ottawa: Arson to Heavy Construction Equipment on Mitch Owens Rd

The Ottawa Police Service Arson Unit investigated and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance with information on a recent arson incident.

On Sunday September 14th at approximately 11:30pm arson was set to two heavy construction equipment located along the 7500 block of Mitch Owens Road just east off Bank Street.

The fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to a back-hoe and excavator.

Please contact Detective Greg Wilson at 613-236-1222 x 3770 or call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to an arrest or a charge, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000.

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Arson at Longfields- Davidson Heights School

On Thursday August 28th 2014 shortly after 3:00am a fire was discovered to portable classrooms at Longfields- Davidson Heights Secondary School located along Berrigan Drive in Barrhaven.

The Ottawa Police Arson Unit and Ottawa Fire Services deemed this to be a suspicious fire that was deliberately set by someone.

Damage to the portables were estimated at approximately $60,000.00

If you have information about the incident or the identity of the individuals call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to an arrest or a charge, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on facebook, youtube and twitter.

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Ottawa arsons

The Ottawa Police Service Arson Unit is investigating two arsons that occurred at 9 Leeming Drive, Ottawa (the former St Thomas Catholic School). The first fire occurred on the 23rd of June, 2014 at approximately 09:08pm. This fire caused extensive smoke and fire damage in the gym. The second fire occurred on the 29th of June, 2014 at approximately 10:28pm. This fire added additional damage to the gym area. Any assistance identifying the person/s responsible for these fires would be appreciated. The Arson Unit can be contacted directly at 613-236-1222 x3770 or x3771.

If you have information about the incident or the identity of the individuals call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS). You can follow us on facebook, youtube and twitter. Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to an arrest or a charge, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000.

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