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Ontario homicide investigation leads to 2 arrests Month: March 2018

Month: March 2018

Ontario homicide investigation leads to 2 arrests

Two men are in custody and authorities are looking for a third in connection with a high-profile murder case.  The men -- 19 and 22 years of age -- have been charged with the homicide of a 26-year-old Ontario man while he was approaching his parked car. Police are searching for the man who they say drove the get-away vehicle. The two men were recently arrested after cops searched five residences pursuant to search warrants. Police say the victim, who was an electrical engineer, was allegedly approached by the accused as he was making his way to his car, which was parked on…

Violent crimes: 2 arrested in armed home invasion in Ontario

Two men, ages 23 and 30, have been arrested in connection with a recent home invasion in Windsor. Armed invasions such as this one, are considered to be violent crimes in Ontario. The men allegedly used a firearm to force four people into a bedroom where they demanded money and other goods. The authorities claim that both were wearing ski masks and one was carrying a gun. One of the victims supposedly recognized one of the suspects before they fled with an amount of cash and other property. Witnesses said they spotted the pair fleeing the scene in a vehicle that police officers…

Ontario cop facing sexual assault charge

An inspector with the Peel Regional Police is in hot water. The Ontario police officer is facing a sexual assault charge after being investigated by the provincial Special Investigations Unit (SIU). The former homicide squad investigator supposedly assaulted a female police officer. A well-known Ontario newspaper broke the story despite the fact the SIU had not made the charge public. An SIU spokesperson said it was trying to keep the identity of the alleged victim private. The unit asked the court for a publication ban, but was denied. With a promotion he earned in September, the accused officer was became an inspector from…

Violent crimes: Suspect arrested in Oshawa shooting

A 26-year-old man is in police custody in connection with a 2017 shooting incident that left a 22-year-old man seriously injured. The accused, of no fixed address, allegedly shot the man during the day. The victim -- an Ontario resident from Oshawa -- was riding his bike when he was apparently approached by the accused, who demanded the jewellery the victim was wearing. The accused left the scene after allegedly shooting the man after the cyclist refused to hand over his valuables. The victim was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries and later transferred to a trauma centre in Toronto.…

Dealing with accusations of professional misconduct as a teacher

Professional misconduct among educators in Ontario can take on different forms, and the severity can range from allegations of harm done directly to students to acts that could be detrimental to the profession. Misconduct charges against educators do not always involve actions that occurred on campus, nor do they always involve members of the school or college community. Unfortunately, almost all allegations of misconduct are severe and could have dire consequences -- even if there are no grounds for them. If you are a teacher, you have most likely worked extremely hard to reach your professional status. Allegations of misconduct after your…

Fraud incidents in Ontario becoming more prevalent

There is a new law on the books that makes it illegal to sell anything related to utilities by going door to door. The Consumer Protection Act in Ontario was recently amended to clearly state that things like air conditioning, water treatment units, purifiers, duct cleaning, furnaces and the like can't be peddled by knocking on someone's door. Some people have been scammed by fraud associated with these types of sales. The best thing for people to do, according to the authorities, is to shut the door. Fraud can also happen over the phone and on the internet. Fraud cases have been…

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