Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Weekly bulletins from our neighbourhood police department.

Package Thief Spotted

Subject: News from Ottawa Police Service / Les nouvelles du Service de police d’Ottawa
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:12:05 -0400
From: Dawn Neilly <wellingtoncpc@gmail.com>

1. On Monday, April 8th, 2019 at approximately 1:30 pm frontline officers responded to a vehicle in the area of Holland Avenue and Island Park Drive where its occupants were observed attending multiple residences stealing parcels left on their doorstep. Officers were able to locate and arrest a lone male who had numerous packages with none addressed to him.

Ottawa Police request the residents in the area bound by Scott Street, Carling Avenue, Holland Avenue and Preston Street who received notifications of delivered packages but where no packages were present to contact Ottawa Police Criminal Investigative Unit as they may have been recovered.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-04-08

This week’s topics:

  • STEP in April – Unsafe vehicles, heavy trucks and cycling safety.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-04-01

This week’s topics:

  • Overdose update – Signs of an overdose.
  • Front desk hours of operation

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Overdoses and Spring Thieves

Subject: Message from the Ottawa Police Service / Message du Service de police d’Ottawa
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 15:19:07 -0400
From: Dawn Neilly <wellingtoncpc@gmail.com>

The Ottawa Police Service would like to remind the public that, with spring just around the corner, so is the risk of theft from vehicles. Residents are reminded to remove anything of value from their vehicle.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-03-11

This week’s topics:

  • Successful Polar Plunge – Special Olympics fundraiser.
  • OPS and Wounded Warriors Canada – Mental health support.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-03-04

This week’s topics:

  • Prescription scam – Someone getting fake prescriptions filled?
  • Distraction thefts – Is helpful, while an accomplice steals things.
  • Women only recruiting session.

If you’re interested in helping out, see our Neighbourhood Watch Page. See if your street needs a watcher. Thanks to new captain Devon for taking on the southern Carleton Avenue watch.
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-02-25

This week’s topics:

  • Community policing works – Vanier story.
  • Community Equity Council news.
  • OPS Police Reporting Unit hours – Earlier opening.
  • Charity applications being accepted for 2019 OPS Gala.
  • New 1-800 line for human trafficking victims.
  • Tips for winter water safety – Avoid thin ice.
  • Can you identify this man?

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