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Witnesses to a shooting murder at a Danforth Avenue restaurant are being asked to contact police. On Tuesday, May 19 at about 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the sound of gunshots near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues. Police found Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf, 21, of Toronto, suffering from obvious trauma. He was rushed to a hospital, where […]

Police release video image after condo theft

Police are seeking the public’s help after a man broke into storage lockers in a condo near Danforth and Warden Avenues. Video from a security camera shows the suspect, who appears to be 25 to 30 years old, entering the condo in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 5. Police say the burglar made […]

Local police seek man after break-and-enter

Police have named 33 year-old Alexander Herten-Greaven as 55 Division’s latest ‘Wanted Wednesday.’ Hearten-Greaven is wanted on charges of failing to comply with probation, break-and-enter, theft under $5,000, and assault with intent to resist arrest. He is described as 6’2” and 220 lbs with red hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information is asked to […]

Police seek break-and-enter suspect

A man wanted for two counts of break-and-enter and one theft over $10,000 is the latest ‘Wanted Wednesday’ described by local 55 Division police. Police allege that Shawn Bland, 35, entered a business near Carlaw Avenue and Gerrard Street after hours on Oct. 24. According to police, he then broke into a vacant business, climbed […]

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Bhesham Surooj, 25, was the final alleged criminal to be featured in 55 Division’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ initiative in 2014. Police allege that Surooj broke into a building on Danforth Avenue last November, breaking both the law and the conditions of his parole, the result of an earlier break and enter conviction. He is wanted on […]

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One man is in police custody and another is wanted after shots were fired near Warden Avenue north of Danforth. On Oct. 7 at about 1:20 a.m., police were called to Cataraqui Crescent after two men allegedly shot several rounds from a rifle at a residence. Several rounds made it through the walls, hitting windows, […]

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A man described as a valued family member, friend and community advocate is the victim of a homicide after a dispute near Danforth and Greenwood Avenues on Sept. 27. Nahom Berhane, 34, was walking on Danforth with friends when he became involved in an altercation with another man. The man fled the scene when Berhane’s […]

Burglar steals jewels, empties urn at Neville Park home

Police are asking the public for help after a burglar stole heirloom jewelry and emptied a family urn at a home near Queen Street East and Neville Park Boulevard. Witnesses reported seeing a bald man in a black suit and sunglasses enter the rear window of the house at about 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. […]