OTTAWA POLICE SERVICE
WEST CARLETON and RIDEAU-GOULBOURN
Weekly Activity Update: August 30th 2012 – September 6th 2012
Patrol Officers in the West Carleton and Rideau-Goulbourn area responded to 243 general calls for service from the public for the reporting period of August 30th to September 6th 2012. From these calls for service the following is a partial breakdown of incidents by Community:
- Richmond: 4 thefts from motor vehicles
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.
Theft from Vehicle
29th-30th August- Richmond – During the overnight hours of the 29th August, thieves targeted vehicles in the Richmond area. There were four reported thefts from vehicles in the area of Colonel Murray Street, King Street, Burke Street and McBean Street. All the vehicles were parked in driveways and some were unlocked, items stolen included electronic devices and cash. Residents are encouraged to report suspicious incidents to the Police.
A youth has been charged by Detectives from the Ottawa Police Break and Enter Unit regarding a Residential Break and Enter that occurred in Manotick in mid June.
Cst Daniels and Police Volunteers from West Carleton CPC will be attending the March Rural Community Association Picnic at Sheila Mckee Park, 1620 Sixth Line Road on Saturday 8th September from 10am to provide Crime Prevention advice to local residents.
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.