Ottawa police officer faces several charges over alleged domestic incidents over three years

Ottawa police say an officer has been suspended from service after being charged with two counts of sexual assault. The officer is facing numerous charges that include aggravated assault, two counts of forcible confinement and distributing an intimate image without…

Firefighters battle early morning blaze in rural west Ottawa

Ottawa Fire Services say a home has been damaged after an early morning fire near Dunrobin on Monday. Fire officials say they received several 911 calls at around 7:26 a.m. reporting flames visible from a house in the 3500 block…

Ottawa police investigating after pedestrian struck and killed by bus in Elmvale

Ottawa police say they are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a bus in Elmvale on Tuesday morning. Police have closed Russell Road between Walkley Road and St. Laurent Boulevard as they investigate. We are investigating a…

Ottawa tow truck driver charged for posing as CAA service vehicle: police

Ottawa police say they have charged a tow truck driver with fraud after he allegedly claimed to be with CAA roadside auto assistance. On Sept. 12 police arrested Ibrahim Masri after receiving complaints from vehicle owners. Masri has been charged…

Ottawa police seek to identify suspect in commercial break-and-enter

Ottawa police say they are investigating a recent commercial break and enter that allegedly occurred last Thursday and are asking for help in identifying the suspect. Around 10:15 p.m. on Sept. 5, police say, a lone male suspect allegedly broke…

Ottawa police seek public’s help in locating missing 30-year-old woman

The Ottawa Police Service says officers are in need of the public’s assistance to locate a missing woman who recently arrived in Canada. According to police, Oumou Diallo, 30, speaks Arabic and limited English, and due to her recent arrival,…

New Ottawa police chief to be sworn in privately in late October

The Ottawa Police Services Board says Peter Sloly, Ottawa’s soon-to-be chief of police, will be sworn in by the end of October. Sloly replaces former Ottawa police chief Charles Bordeleau, who retired on May 4 after seven years as head…