Suspect to be ID in theft at Riverside Dr

The Ottawa Police East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect in theft.

On the 16th of March 2018, at approximately 6:30 pm the victim had been shopping in a commercial business located in the 2200 block of Riverside Dr. They had set down their shopping bags and personal bag while browsing items in the immediate vicinity. The suspect, with the victim only feet away, took all the bags without the victim noticing and fled the area. Please see the photos 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.




Police looking to ID male in multiple thefts on Rideau St

UPDATE: Suspect identified.

 

The Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect involved in multiple thefts.

In early March 2018, the suspect, on multiple occasions, entered a store, concealed items, and left the store without paying. The store was located in the 300 block of Rideau St.

Please see photo’s below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5166 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 car theft, theft over $5,000 and attempted arson

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects involved in a theft of vehicle, theft over, and attempted arson.

On April 11th 2018, at approximately 7:00 pm, a red sedan was stolen from the Vanier area and was used in committing a $20,000  theft at a jewelry store located in the 2100 block of Carling Ave. The male suspect entered into the store and eventually made off with a piece of jewelry valued at approximately $20,000. The female suspect waited outside with the stolen car. The male suspect was being pursued by an employee when both suspects got into the stolen car and fled the scene. They later attempted to burn the vehicle.

Please see photos provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals 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.

 




Male to be identified in multiple thefts across Ottawa

The Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who is responsible for multiple thefts and frauds across the city of Ottawa.

Over approximately 3 weeks, the male suspect has been targeting wallets, purses, bags and backpacks. He steals them and then proceeds to use the stolen credit and bank cards to make fraudulent purchases. The Ottawa Police Service has several reports involving this same suspect.

Please see the photos 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 <strong>Crime Stoppers</strong> 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 for theft of belongings from lockers on Ogilvie Rd

The Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male who stole personal belongings from a locker and then used the credit cards to make fraudulent purchases.

On the 17th of December 2017, a male took belongings from a locker at a recreational facility located in the 2000 block of Ogilvie Rd. He then used the stolen credit card to make several fraudulent purchases at different businesses in the area.

Please see 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 <strong>Crime Stoppers</strong> 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.




Arrested Marcus MATAMBA wanted for multiple thefts of laptops

(Ottawa)— Between January 11, 2018 and February 9, 2018 several thefts have occurred in local universities where higher end laptops have been taken.

The thefts mostly occurred in study areas and targeted students that had left the property unattended briefly or were distracted.

The Central Criminal Investigation Unit has requested an arrest warrant for the arrest of Marcus MATAMBA, a 19 year-old male from the Gatineau/Ottawa area.  He is charged with:

  • Theft (under 5000$), 6 counts
  • Breach probation, 6 counts

MATAMBA is about 175 cm (5’,9”) and weighs approximately 56 kg (123 lbs).

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.




Female Thief To Be Identified

The Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a woman responsible for theft of shopping bags, purses and other personal belongings.

In January 2018 several thefts were committed in a centrally located mall. An unidentified woman is alleged to have taken shopping bags, purses or packsacks while their owner was distracted or had left their belongings unattended for a few minutes. The credit cards were then used to make fraudulent purchases.

Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5166 or <strong>Crime Stoppers</strong> 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 sough in theft of cell phone.

The Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects involved in a theft of a cell phone.

On the 11th of January 2018, at approximately 3:30pm, the victim was paying for items at a food establishment located on Lorry Greenberg Dr. They had set down their cell phone and other items on the counter. The two unknown suspects took the items and left the scene.

Please see photos below 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.




Suspect to identify in ATM Distraction Theft

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit is investigating a Theft and use of a client bank card.

On October 7, 2017, a male victim in his 80’s attended a Kanata area bank ATM and conducted transactions. As the victim was conducted his banking, a male suspect ‘shoulder surfed’ (looking over the cardholder’s shoulder while the Personal Identification Number was being entered) the victim’s PIN.

As the transaction was completed, the same suspect distracted the victim and stole his bank card.

The victim was made to believe that his bank card was seized by the ATM; and the suspect used an adjacent ATM and withdrew a large sum from the victim’s account.

The male suspect was captured on the ATM camera (see picture.)

Anyone with information about the male suspect is asked to contact the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222, ext. 7300. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

 




Suspect to be identified in using stolen credit cards

UPDATE: SUSPECT ARRESTED

 

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.