OTTAWA POLICE SERVICE
WEST CARLETON and RIDEAU-GOULBOURN
Weekly Activity Update: July 24 2012 – August 6 2012
Patrol Officers in the West Carleton and Rideau-Goulbourn area responded to 426 general calls for service from the public for the reporting period of July 24th to August 6th 2012. From these calls for service the following is a partial breakdown of incidents by Community:
- Constance Bay: 1 Break and Enter, 1 Theft from Motor Vehicle
- Half Moon Bay: 1 Break and Enter, 1 Theft of Motor Vehicle
- Bear Hill: 1 Break and Enter
- Manotick: 1 theft from vehicle
- South March: 1 theft from vehicle
In addition to the calls for service, patrol officers are also proactively enforcing the Highway Traffic laws, responding to false 9-1-1 and alarm calls, and assisting the Ottawa Fire, Paramedics and By-law services.
Break and Enter
On 30th July suspects gained entry to a home in the area of Bayview Drive, Constance Bay. Entry was gained through an unlocked door, no items were stolen but damage was caused inside the property.
Thieves gained access to a garage in the area of Bear Hill and March Road on 27th July by forcing the garage door open, golf clubs and a compressor were stolen.
In the community of Half Moon Bay, sometime between 27th and 30th July, suspects accessed an insecure garage and stole a set of golf clubs.
Theft from Vehicle
Between 9pm on 30th July and 6am on 31st July , thieves gained access to an unlocked car parked on a driveway in the area of Houston Crescent, South March. A GPS system was stolen.
Overnight on the 27th July a GPS system was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the Beaverwood Road area of Manotick.
On 6th August between 8pm and 9pm a purse was stolen from a vehicle parked at the Constance Bay Community Centre.
Theft of Motor Vehicle
A motor vehicle was stolen from the driveway of a residence in Oneida Terrace in Half Moon Bay in the overnight hours of 6th August. The vehicle was later recovered in Stittsville on 8th August after Police were called to a vehicle having struck a pole, the suspect had fled the scene.
Officers from the Ottawa Police Service Break and Enter Unit have laid over fifty charges against a 25 year old Ottawa man in regards to a string of Break an Enters that occurred in the West Carleton area in June and July 2012. Charges range from Break and Enters, theft, fraud, firearms offences and failing to comply with the conditions of his Judicial release.
For the period January 2012 to June 2012 Ottawa Police Officers issued 7137 Traffic tickets in the West Carleton and Rideau/Goulbourn area, over 1900 of these related to speeding offences.
Make the right Call:
To reach the Rideau/Goulbourn Community Police Centre call 613-236-1222 ext. 2314. To reach the West Carleton Community Police Centre call 613-236-1222 ext.2982. The Centres are “community problem-solving centres” and are responsible for the delivery of the Ottawa Police crime prevention programs.
It is important to note that the Community Police Centres are not an emergency response centre and that we do not dispatch cars to complaints or crimes in progress. When these situations arise, it is important to know the numbers to call for an appropriate response:
911 – for life-threatening emergencies or crimes in progress;
613-230-6211 – other emergencies, i.e.: suspicious incident or disturbance;
613-236-1222, ext. 7300 – the O.P.S. call centre, to report a theft, missing person or stolen vehicle; and
- 311 – for Bylaw Dispatch Services.
All of these numbers along with other useful information can be found in the red pages at the front of your residential directory.
If you have any information regarding any criminal activity, call Crime Stoppers at 613-233-TIPS (8477), or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.
Finally, if you are ever in doubt as to whether or not you should call police, or you cannot remember the non-emergency numbers, call 9-1-1. The caring and professional 9-1-1 Call Takers will steer you in the right direction.