Crime

Teen charged in cyberhacking case

A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged Friday following the online posting of credit card information, user names and passwords from a group of Bell Canada’s small business customers. “We’re seeing so many threats against Canada,” said RCMP Sgt. Stephane Turgeon from the national division’s integrated technical crime unit. “We had to conduct surveillance. We […]

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Hate crime unit handles about 100 cases a year — many of them committed by misguided youth

The culprit behind a series of hateful messages spray-painted in the west end last month has yet to be found. “When there’s nobody to interview, you’ve got some major roadblocks,” said Ottawa Police hate crime unit Det. Gary Locke. Hintonburg, Westboro and the Wellington West area have been targeted with a flurry of hateful graffiti […]

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More Ottawa cops on OC Transpo

RAW VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2013/12/16/more-ottawa-cops-on-oc-transpo The city needs more police-led enforcement blitzes on OC Transpo buses and stations, and better promotion of their work, says an east end councillor and transit commissioner. “A lot of people don’t even know they happen,” said Beacon Hill-Cyrville Coun. Tim Tierney. His comments follow a one-day sting by city cops and […]

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Driving suspended just got harder as OPP add more licence plate cameras

Drivers with suspended licences, sticky fingers, or expired tags have a greater chance of getting busted by provincial police. They’ve acquired 27 more cruisers — costing $500,000 — equipped with Automatic Licence Plate Recognition, targeting suspended motorists. A camera mounted in a police cruiser reads licence plates, querying them against a “hotlist” of plates in […]

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