Ontario police officer facing sexual assault charge Month: December 2017

Month: December 2017

Ontario police officer facing sexual assault charge

A police officer from London has been charged with a number of offences. The Ontario resident is charged with sexual assault in connection with an alleged incident that happened while the 41-year-old was off duty. He has now also been charged with breaching the conditions of his release and criminal harassment. Police have not released the officer's name in order to protect the victim's identity, who apparently was in a relationship with the accused officer, police said. Under the provisions of the Ontario Police Services Act, the accused, who was with the force for two years, has been suspended with…

Toronto woman faces attempted homicide charge

A woman has been charged after a serious altercation resulted in the stabbing of one man and the serious injury of an infant, according to local sources. Toronto police say the attempted homicide occurred when the woman stabbed a man during an argument. So far, no court date has been announced. According to investigators, the violent altercation began in an Etobicoke apartment the morning of Dec. 13 between a man and a woman who have not been publicly identified by police at this time. The argument is believed to have escalated to the point where the woman began making threats. She is also…

Homicide charges filed against Toronto man

The man suspected of fatally stabbing a woman in North York has been placed under arrest and charged. The 24-year-old Toronto man is facing a first-degree murder charge following the death of an unidentified woman who was discovered inside a residential home. Despite having made an arrest, Toronto police are still conducting their homicide investigation. According to spokespeople for TPS, officers responded to a call near 5 p.m. the evening of Sept. 13. Emergency crews arriving on the scene discovered a woman who had been stabbed multiple times. Despite the efforts of medical personnel, she was pronounced dead at the scene…

Homicide in Toronto leads to manhunt

Police are on the lookout for an individual believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a prominent real estate broker. The homicide took place at a downtown Toronto steakhouse around 9 p.m. the night of Sept. 16. So far, police do not have any specific leads they are sharing publicly, but their investigation is ongoing. According to the report, shortly before 9 p.m. an unknown person dressed in jogging pants and a tight hoodie that obscured his face entered the restaurant. He approached the 54-year-old broker, who was dining with another individual, and reportedly shot him several times. The…

Ontario sexual assault cases to get outside review

Certain criminal cases will soon be reviewed by an independent body. Sexual assault cases in various areas of Ontario and in Calgary, Alberta, will be reviewed by a panel comprised of experts who work with domestic and sexual violence survivors. The proposed three-year project is the brainchild of the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women and the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre. Funding is coming from Status of Women Canada. The aim of the project is to increase the number of charges levied against alleged perpetrators of sexual assault. Statistics show that fewer than 1 per cent of sexual assault…

Ontario man charged with homicide

Police in the region of Peel have apprehended a man they believe to have been involved in a fatal stabbing in Mississauga. Ontario authorities say the 48-year-old man was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing that left another man dead and several others injured. So far, no court date has been announced with regard to this homicide case. According to the police report, officers were called to respond to an altercation at Meadowvale Town Centre around 7:30 p.m. the night of Nov. 22. When officers arrived on the scene, they say they found three male victims suffering…


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