(Ottawa) — Yesterday, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section have charged an Ottawa woman employed as a teaching assistant, following an investigation of allegations that she was involved in a sexual relationship with a then 15 year old boy.
The investigation revealed that the relationship began in September 2011 with a student when the accused was in the course of her duties as an Educational Assistant while employed by the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.
Katherine KITTS, 44 years old, of Ottawa has been charged with Sexual assault, Sexual exploitation and Telecommunication with person under 18 for specific criminal offences. She is scheduled to appear in court today.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944 or phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.
The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating the recent robbery of a gas station and is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the three male suspects.
On September 26, 2014, at approximately 4:50 am, a lone male attended a gas station situated along the 1300 block of Prince of Wales Drive. When he gained entry, two other male suspects approached and also entered the store. Two suspects jumped over the counter, grabbed the employee, and placed him in the rear of the store. The suspects fled on foot with an undisclosed quantity of cash and cigarettes. There were no injuries.
The suspects are described as follows (see pictures):
Suspect #1 (Opened the door): Asian male, 20-30 years old. He was wearing a black winter hat, a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black running shoes.
Suspect #2: Asian male, 30-40 years old, approximately 5’5” (165 cm), heavy build. He was wearing a black/grey hooded sweater and black pants. His face was covered with a black/white mask. He was carrying a red Goodlife Fitness bag, and a carried a wood stick.
Suspect #3: Caucasian male, approximately 5’5” (165 cm), slim build. He was wearing a black Adidas track suit with white stripes down the arms and legs. His face was covered with a white cloth. He carried an Adidas backpack and also a large knife.
Anyone with information with respect to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS), toll free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.
(Ottawa)— On Monday, October 6, 2014, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section charged an Ottawa man in relation to reports of Sexual Assault and Assault in the Rideau Street area.
On October 5, 2014, police responded to Rideau Street after a report by four female victims being inappropriately touched and assaulted over the past two weeks. All incidents involved the same male who was located at the scene and arrested.
Yonel BALTHAZAR, 29 years old, of Ottawa, was charged with two counts of Sexual Assault and two counts of Assault. The investigation continues.
He is scheduled to appear in court today for a Bail Hearing.
Anyone with information can contact the Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS), toll free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.
Cornwall, ON – Brandon Lalonde, 20 of Cornwall was arrested on October 7th, 2014 and charged with mischief under $5000 and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged that sometime between October 3rd, 2014 and October5th, 2014 the man repeatedly drove his vehicle on city property in the area of Fifth Street west and Brookdale Avenue causing the turf to be torn and damaged. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On October 7th, 2014 the man was located by police and taken into custody. He was charged accordingly and released to appear in court on November 18th, 2014.
BREAK AND ENTER, MISCHIEF UNDER $5000
Cornwall, ON – a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old youth both of Cornwall were arrested on October 6th, 2014 and charged with break and enter and mischief under $5000. It is alleged that between September 12th, 2014 and September 14th, 2014 the youths forced their way into a Leonia Street residence. Once inside, the youths damaged a cell phone and removed beer from the property. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On October 6th, 2014 during their investigation the youths were located, taken into custody and charged accordingly. They were both released to appear in court at a later date. Their names were not released as per provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
(North Glengarry) – On October 4, 2014 SD&G OPP began an investigation into a report of sexual assault incidents which had occurred at two (2) separate locations in the Town of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township. Investigation indicated that between October 1-3, 2014, a 16 year old male had sexually assaulted a female teen on three (3) occasions.
On October 7, 2014, the male (from South Glengarry Township) was arrested and is charged with;
– Sexual Assault (3 counts)
He was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Alexandria on December 4, 2014.
STOLEN VEHICLE INTERCEPTED – MAN CHARGED
(North Glengarry) – On October 6, 2014 at approximately 5:09pm, SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner on Main Street in the Town of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township.
Officers located the vehicle but the driver did not stop when lights were activated on the police vehicle. The fleeing vehicle continued south on West Boundary Road and eventually collided with a ditch in the area of County Roads 34 and 45 (south limits of Alexandria). The adult male driver fled on foot but was arrested by police a short distance away. Further information indicated that the vehicle had been reported stolen from the City of Quebec. The accused also provided officers with false identification.
Maxime FOURNIER-LAHOUD (21) of l’Ange Gardien, Quebec is charged with;
– Flight While Pursued by Peace Officer
– Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
– Theft of a Motor Vehicle
– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
– Personation with Intent to Avoid Arrest
– Resist Peace Officer
He was held in custody pending an appearance (bail) at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall today (07Oct14).
MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION
(South Stormont) – On October 6, 2014 at approximately 5:45pm, SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision in the westbound lanes of Highway 401, South Stormont Township.
A Freightliner transport, driven by a 22 year old male from Granby, Quebec, was westbound on Highway 401 when he collided with a disabled International dump truck that was parked on the north shoulder of the Highway and also collided with a Kenworth transport, driven by a 33 year old female from Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, which was in the passing lane of the Highway beside the Freightliner. The driver of the Freightliner suffered minimal injuries.
The collision resulted in the closure of a section of Highway 401 from Brookdale Avenue to Moulinette Road as emergency personnel processed the scene and crews cleaned up tar material spilled from one of the transports. Detours were activated.
An investigation continues.
THEFT OF COPPER WIRE
(South Stormont) – Over the past weekend, a large quantity of both 2&6 gauge copper wire was stolen from a solar farm located on Anderson Road, South Stormont Township. An investigation continues.
(North Glengarry) – On October 7, 2014, SD&G OPP began an investigation into a report of domestic situations at a residence on Main Street in the Town of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township. Investigation indicated that on September 7, 2014 and twice in 2004, an adult male had assaulted his now ex-spouse.
The 55 year old man was arrested and is charged with;
– Assault (3 counts)
He was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall on November 4, 2014.
Ottawa Police Service
The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Unit is appealing to the public for tips to locate missing teenager Justin Rutter. Justin was last seen by his family on Thursday, October 8, 2009. He was 14 years old at the time.
At the time of his disappearance, Justin was 163 cm (5″4″), 50 kg (110 lbs), with a slim build, short light brown hair, brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a light brown/white hoodie, as seen in a 2009 photo.
“Although Ottawa Police received close to 50 tips on Justin’s whereabouts over the past 5 years, none have been confirmed by police,” said Ottawa Police Criminal Investigations Directorate Supt. Don Sweet. “We are releasing an artist’s rendering of an age progression sketch of what Justin could look like, now at age 19.”
A recent tip suggests that Justin may be in the Vancouver area; and as such Ottawa Police will be working with the Vancouver Police to validate this.
“Our Missing Persons investigators are concerned that Justin may have met with foul play or is deceased,” added Supt. Sweet. “A reward of $5000.00 is being offered by Ottawa Police for information confirming the current whereabouts of Justin or leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person(s) responsible for his disappearance. Someone knows where Justin is or what happened to him. Help us find him.”
Anyone with information on this matter is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Missing Persons Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 2355. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS), toll free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.
Brockville Police Service
October 10th – 13th – 2014
This special weekend is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public in safe driving practices is a priority.
The focus will be on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other road users at risk: Impaired Driving, seat belt use, and all aspects related to aggressive and distracted driving. All enforcement agencies across the Country have been invited to participate.
This weekend is chosen each year due to increased traffic and statistically more accidents and deaths.
OPERATION IMPACT is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and member agencies of the Traffic Committee from across Canada’s Road Safety Strategy 2015. Their goal is to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world by 2015.
The Brockville Police will be concentrating on numerous offences related to road safety. Statistics will then be submitted and collected nationally to measure results. Your local Police Service would like to remind you to: refrain from drinking and driving, wear your seatbelt, avoid cell phone and text usage while operating a motor vehicle and pay extra attention.
This is a weekend for Family and Friends!! Think about everyone else’s as well!!
Brockville Police are currently investigating the theft of a motor vehicle.
The 2004 green dodge van was stolen from the west end parking lot of the 1000 Islands Mall.
It was parked from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. on Tuesday, October 7th. The vehicle was locked and there were no keys left in it.
If anyone has information about persons in that area who appeared suspicious, please contact the Brockville Police.
On October 7th Brockville Police responded to south end apartment building in regards to an assault complaint.
A 51 year old male who resides in the building, assaulted two other residents. The victims, a 42 year old female and a 44 year old male, sustained minor injuries in the incident.
The accused was released with conditions and given a future court date.
On October 7th, Brockville Police responded to Walmart on Parkedale Ave. in regards to a theft complaint.
A 43 year old female and her 17 year old son were both charged with Theft Under $5000.00 Both accused parties are local residents.
On October 5th, Brockville Police responded to a disturbance at a south end apartment building.
A 23 year old local male was arrested for assaulting another male.
He was charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Resist Arrest as well as Breaching his Probation.
The victim received non-life threatening injuries.
The accused was held in custody and will appear for a bail hearing on October 6th.
On October 5th, Brockville Police responded to a south end residence for a family dispute.
A 15 year old local female was arrested and charged with Mischief in relation to damaging a door within the residence.
She was also charged with Breaching her Probation and Breaching conditions of a Undertaking from previous unrelated charges.
She was released later with a future court date.
On October 5th, Brockville Police responded to house party at a north end apartment complex that got out of control.
Two males and a female from the Athens area were arrested for Causing a Disturbance by Shouting.
The males, 47 and 41 years, and the 23 year old female were released later with a future court date.
The 41 year old male was also charged with Resisting Arrest.
On October 4th, Brockville Police performed a traffic stop on a north end street.
The 43 year old driver from the Athens area was arrested and charged with Impaired Driving and Driving Over .08%
He was also on a Conditional Sentence Order and was held in custody as a result.
On October 4th, Brockville Police responded to a domestic dispute at a south end city residence.
A 52 year old local male was arrested to prevent a further breach of the peace.
He was released later with no charges.
On October 4th, Brockville Police responded to disturbance In south end of town.
A 48 year old local man was involved in a family dispute and was chasing a family member with a shovel. The male was arrested and charged with Weapons Dangerous and Breach of Probation X 2. He was released later with a future court date.
There were no injuries sustained by anyone during the incident.
On October 4th Brockville Police performed a traffic stop in the parking lot of a north end gas station.
Three local residents were charged with Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana as well as Proceeds of Crime.
The parties, a 33 year old male, 32 year old female and a 19 year old male were all released later in the day with pending court dates.
Police confiscated several thousand dollars in drugs and cash.
On October 3rd, Brockville Police conducted a RIDE program on city streets.
Approx. 120 vehicles were stopped. One three day suspension was issued for a breath sample obtained that registered in the warning range.
The local 51 year old driver left the scene after receiving his suspension notice.