Suspect sought in Montreal Road commercial break and enter

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service is investigating a recent commercial break and enter and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.

On Saturday, February 10, 2018 at approximately 10:57 pm, a lone male is suspected of breaking into an office within a long-term care residence situated along the 700 block of Montreal Road. The suspect stole a quantity of cash before leaving the residence.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, early 50’s, approximately 5’10” (178 cm), wearing prescription glasses, brown hair with moustache (view pictures.) 

Anyone with information regarding this break & enter, or any other break & enter, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Break & Enter Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 3515. 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 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 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 fraudulent purchases on Montreal Rd

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals one male and one female who made fraudulent purchases.

The two unidentified suspects attended a commercial business located in the 200 block of Montreal Road on three separate occasions; the 24th of July, the 26 of July and the 8th of August. The duo fraudulently purchased over $2200.00 in electronics.

Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals 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.