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Ottawa Police Hate Crimes unit to investigate after homophobic graffiti found near Mayor's home

Photo: Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson (Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com) Ottawa’s police chief says the service’s Hate Crimes unit will investigate after homophobic graffiti was found near Mayor Jim Watson’s home on Sunday. Peter Sloly announced the investigation on Twitter, adding that such incidents should always be reported to police so they can be investigated and prosecuted. ...

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Toronto Star: Metrolinx sharing Presto user data with police

The _ Toronto Star _ has a scoop this weekend that Metrolinx, the provincial crown corporation that owns the Presto payment system, has been sharing user data with police. The _ Star _ report says that Metrolinx does not always require police to obtain a warrant to obtain the data and that the agency could have shared data with forces in both the Toronto area and Ottawa. ...

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OPP to use mass text messages to find witnesses for murder investigation

_ (press release) _ OTTAWA , Oct. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is unveiling an innovative new technique to identify potential witnesses for an ongoing homicide investigation. [caption id=“attachment_54854” align=“alignright” width=“336”] Frederick John Hatch[/caption] The body of 65-year-old Frederick "John" HATCH was discovered near the Town of Erin, Ontario , on December 17, 2015 , and the OPP has been searching for the person(s) responsible ever since. ...

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Police seek witnesses to a serious collision involving a bike on Knudson Drive in Kanata

_ (press release via Ottawa Police) _ The Ottawa Police Service Collisions Investigation Unit is investigating a serious collision involving an elderly male cyclist and a large commercial vehicle. On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at approximately 7:20am, a 79 year old male cyclist traveling northbound on Knudson Drive and a large garbage truck also driving northbound collided near the intersection of Shrek Crescent. ...