Seeking the identity of a suspect from a robbery on Centerpointe Drive

UPDATE: Suspect identified

 

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

On Monday, March 19, 2018 at approximately 7:00 pm, the complainant entered the RBC bank at 117 Centerpointe Drive to use the ATM. The complainant was approached by a male suspect who demanded money.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’7”- 5’9” (170cm – 175cm), medium build, clean shaven, and English speaking. At the time, the suspect was wearing a light-coloured winter jacket with fur around the hood.

Anyone with information relating to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service 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.

 




Suspects to be identified in a pharmacy robbery on Merivale Rd

The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two male suspects in a commercial robbery.

On the 23rd of March 2018, at approximately 5:00pm, two suspects entered a pharmacy in the 1500 block of Merivale Rd where they demanded narcotics.

Please see photos provided by investigators.

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.




Suspects sought in armed robbery on Montreal Road

(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit has been investigating the recent robbery of a marijuana dispensary and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspects responsible.

At approximately 12:50 pm, on February 17, 2018, three suspects, all disguised, entered a marijuana dispensary situated along the 200 block of Montreal Road. One of the suspects jumped a counter, gained access to the employee area, and also then opened a door for one of the other suspects. The suspects made a demand for cash and related products. A struggle ensued between one of the suspects and a victim. A second victim tried to hide within the premise. During this time, one of the other two suspects discharged a firearm within the store. The projectile did not strike any person. The victim was then assaulted with the handgun. The suspects fled with a quantity of cash and related products, and were last seen running south on Lajoie St. The suspects may have fled the area in a dark colored vehicle, possibly similar to a Chrysler Sebring. The victim sustained serious injuries during the assault that necessitated transport to hospital, and later surgery.

Police have obtained some images of the suspects and are releasing these to the public in an attempt to identify the suspects responsible.

The suspects are described as follows:

#1-Black male, approximately 5’9”-5’10” (175 cm – 178 cm), approximately 180 lbs (82 kg). At the time he wore a black jacket with red stripes (front and back), dark grey pants, white gloves, white running shoes, a black hooded jacket, and a light blue baseball cap.

#2-Black male, approximately 5’10”-6’0” (178 cm – 183 cm), approximately 180-190lbs (82 kg – 86 kg). At the time he wore a black jacket with a hooded jacket underneath, grey jogging pants, black gloves, and black running (Adidas) shoe with white stripes.

#3-Caucasian male, approximately 5’7”-5’9” (170 cm – 175 cm), approximately 190 lbs (86 kg). At the time he wore a black jacket with two front pockets (chest area), with a hooded jacket underneath, a black ski mask, black gloves with white or grey coloring around the wrist, black Adidas pants with white stripes, white running shoes (possibly Adidas).

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 charged in financial robbery and additional suspects are being sought

(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating the robbery of a financial institution yesterday. Charges have been laid against one suspect and two others remain outstanding.

On January 23, 2018, at approximately 10:55 am, three suspects gained entry to a bitcoin related financial institution situated along the 0-100 block of Concourse Gate. The suspects, armed with handguns, gained control of, and bound, four employees. A fifth employee was in another office and contacted Police. The suspects fled empty-handed. Officers arriving in the area observed one suspect running into a ravine area north of Colonnade Rd. Extensive resources were deployed to the area and that suspect was later arrested without incident. The two other suspects remain at large. One victim was struck to the head with a handgun and required additional medical attention at hospital.

Jimmy St-Hilaire, age 19 of Ottawa, is charged with the following offences:

• Five (5) counts of robbery with a firearm
• Five (5) counts of point a firearm
• Five (5) counts of forcible confinement
• Wear disguise
• Conspiracy to Commit and indictable offence
• Carry concealed weapon
• Possess firearm while prohibited
• Possess weapon for committing an offence
• Possess loaded regulated firearm

St-Hilaire will appear in court on January 24, 2018.

Police are looking for two additional suspects, both described as black males. Investigators are also interested in identifying and speaking to a person of interest that was inside the premise as the suspects arrived. That person did not remain at the scene.

Police will be back in this area today searching for additional evidence. Anyone that observed any suspicious persons or activity in that area yesterday morning is encouraged to approach or contact Police.

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.


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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.




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.




Suspect sought multiple bank robberies

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

The Robbery Unit is investigating a series of bank robberies that have occurred since November 6, 2017:

Monday, November 6, 2017 at 2:05 pm – 1400 block of Carling Avenue
Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 9:00 am – 2700 block of Alta Vista Drive
Friday, November 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm – 1600 block of Montreal Road
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:15 pm – 1600 block of Montreal Road
Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:55 pm – 1500 block of Bank Street
Friday, November 17, 2017 at 3:45 pm – 4300 block of Innes Road

In each instance, a lone suspect entered the bank and made a verbal demand for cash. The suspect has been making very deliberate efforts to conceal his identity. At the first robbery on November 17, the suspect fled empty-handed. At the second robbery on that date, the suspect, for the first time, displayed a knife. In five of the six robberies, the suspect fled with undisclosed quantities of cash. The suspect may have had a vehicle, and possibly a driver, waiting at each robbery.

The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, approximately 5’8- 5’10” (173 cm – 178 cm), approximately mid-twenties, fair complexion, light coloured facial hair, possibly reddish. (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.




Male and female suspects sought in gas station robbery

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a recent robbery at a gas station and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspects responsible.

On November 4, 2017, at approximately 7:00 am, a male and female entered a gas station, situated along the 100 block of Montreal Road, and requested cigarettes. When asked for identification, the male became agitated and verbally aggressive. The male suspect then walked to the area behind the counter, took cigarettes, and threatened the clerk when he tried to intervene. The duo then fled the scene. There were no injuries.

The suspects are described as follows:

#1- Male, approximately 30 years, short black hair, slim build, approximately 6’0″ (183 cm)
#2- Female, approximately 30 years, medium build (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.




Suspects sought in Montreal Road gas station robbery

(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating the recent robbery of a gas station and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspects responsible.

On Monday, October 16, 2017, at approximately 11:20 pm, two suspects entered a gas station situated along the 2000 block of Montreal Road. The suspects produced a note making a demand for cash. The robbery was interrupted when another customer entered and the suspect then fled empty-handed. There were no injuries.

The suspects are described as follows:

#1-Black male, approximately 20 years, slim build, 5’6” – 5’10” (168 cm – 178 cm), no facial hair, wearing a black coat, black pants with white stripes

#2-Black male, approximately 20 years, slim build, approximately 6’0” (183 cm), no facial hair, black hooded jacket, black pants, black shoes or boots. (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.