Seeking Identity of Suspect Responsible for Vandalizing OC Transpo Bus Shelters

Sometime overnight on Tusday January 24th 2017 over 20 OCTranspo bus shelter were vanadalized where the glass panels were smashed resulting in several thousands dollars in damage.

The incidents occured in the Orleans area along Charlemagne Blvd, Jeanne D’Arc Blvd, Innes Road and Montreal Road. Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance with information leading to the person responsible.

If you know the identity of the 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 leads to an arrest, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Seeking to identify the male suspect of Indecent Acts in the West end

West Neighbourhood Officers of the Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers are seeking public assistance to identify a male suspect in relation to an ongoing investigation.

There have been close to 10 indecent act incidents reported in October and November 2016 in which a male suspect is approaching women in the area bordered by Richmond Road, Caldwell Avenue, Churchill Avenue and Fairmont Street.

In most cases, the suspect drove up beside a woman, who is walking alone in the evening hours, and got her attention by asking questions. He then performed an Indecent Act before driving away.

The victims have provided a variation of the same description of the male suspect. He is described as being a Middle Eastern man, 20 to 30 years of age, stocky to heavy build, dark hair with a beard (varying lengths). He was driving a silver or grey-coloured smaller-sized SUV at the time of incidents.

The Ottawa Police Service is reminding the public to call police immediately if an incident like this occurs. No incident should be considered too small to report. The information provided by members of the public helps us identify crime trends and patterns.

If the person following you is driving a car, take out a pen and paper, look at the licence plate and write the number down, making sure that the driver sees you do this. Try to remember the complexion, body build, height, weight, age, and type of clothing worn by the suspect. If possible, write down the information while it is still fresh in your memory.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944.

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 his identity you could qualify for a cash reward of $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




OPP Homicide Investigation of Frederick “John” Hatch

The Government of the Province of Ontario is offering a total reward of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Frederick “John” HATCH.

On December 17, 2015, at 6:42 a.m., the body of 65-year-old Frederick “John” HATCH was discovered east of the 10th Line off Wellington Road 124 near the Town of Erin, Ontario.

HATCH was last seen in the Ottawa area on December 16, 2015, at 1:05 p.m., at a Dollar Tree Store. HATCH’s mode of travel between Ottawa and Erin is unknown; however, HATCH was known to hitchhike. HATCH was wearing a denim vest with Mickey Mouse characters on the back, black leather jacket, a blue/white bandana, glasses and black Harley Davidson boots, and was carrying a red duffel bag.

Investigators urge any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Frederick “John” HATCH to immediately contact the Director of Ontario Provincial Police Criminal Investigation Services at 1-888-310-1122 or 705 329-6111, or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

This reward will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services for the Province of Ontario and the Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police.




Ottawa: Indecent Act West End Ottawa

UPDATE: MALE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED

On Saturday June 18th in the early afternoon an unidentified male committed an indecent act while inside a restaurant located in the 900 block of Richmond Road.

The unidentified male exposed and touched himself inappropriately in front of a 13 year old female while inside a coffee shop.

The suspect was described as a Caucasian male, approximately 70 years old, white hair, wearing a dark baseball cap and glasses. He was operating a burgundy “Trekker” motorized scooter at the time.

On August 24, 2016 at approximately 12:50pm, the same suspect was observed exposing and touching himself in the same coffee shop located on Richmond Road in Ottawa. This incident was reported to police. Police responded and the male was not located.

On October 6, 2016 at approximately 2:00pm, police received a report of a male in a wheelchair behind Woodroffe Public School, situated in the 900 block of Woodroffe Avenue, exposing and touching himself inappropriately in front of a group of grade school children and staff. Witnesses took pictures of the suspect when he fled the scene.

SACA is now investigating these incidents.

If you know the identity of the suspect 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: Youths Throwing Rocks from Overpass on Woodroffe Ave

On Tuesday July 12th at approximately 2:00pm three youths were observed throwing rocks from the railway overpass on Woodroffe Ave just south of Norice Street in Nepean.

The incident impacted a vehicle which sustained a smashed windshield and injuries to the passenger. According to authority the incident could have been deadly. According to witnesses the two females approximately 10-12 years old wearing a blue shirt and the other a light colored shirt were seen running west bound on the tracks and a male similar age running east (no clothing desc) following the incident.

If you know the identity of the suspects 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 their 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: Mischief to Commercial Business at Blackburn Shoppes

In the early hours of Saturday April 30th 2016 a male caused damage to a store front window of a fast food restaurant located in the Blackburn Shoppes at 2670 Innes Road.

The suspect was captured on video punching the window causing hundreds in damages. Please view the attached video provided by investigator.

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




Ottawa: Suspect Vandalizes Cars in Little Italy

On Thursday April 28th 2016 at approximately 10:00pm a male attended an automotive service business located on Young Street in Little Italy and vandalized several cars in the lot.

The suspect is responsible for scratching the hoods of several cars parked in the lot costing hundreds in damage. He is seen leaving on foot from the lot. Please view the attached photo provided by the investigator.

If you know the identity of the suspect 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: Vandalism to ATM Machines along Montreal Rd.

On Saturday January 9th 2016, during the evening, an unknown male attended a number of locations along Montreal Road in Vanier and vandalized the ATM machine rendering them inoperable.

The ATM machines are located inside a banking institution and within close proximity to one another. Please view the attached photos provided by 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 their 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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