Beach senior uncovers phone scam

An 81-year-old Beach resident is warning others about a phone scam by fraudsters who pretend to be the Canada Revenue Agency. The Wheeler Avenue resident, who did not want her name published, said she got a phone message last Friday from a man who claimed she owed $5,786 in back taxes to the CRA. When […]

‘Osteopath’ arrested for fraud

A man who operated a Kingston Road health facility is facing multiple fraud-related charges for allegedly posing as a registered osteopath. The Woodstock man, who claimed to be a certified and registered osteopath, ran The Osteopath clinic at Kingston and Pickering Street. According to the clinic’s website, The Osteopath offered free consultation, charged $120 for […]

Police Beat

An 18 year-old man was mugged near Gerrard Street East and Greenwood Avenue on Feb. 16. At about 6:30 p.m., the victim was approached by two males wearing disguises, one armed with a knife. The suspects took two cell phones, cash and glasses from the victim and fled the scene. The victim sought his own […]

Police Beat

A man is in police custody facing numerous charges after a stabbing at a Dawes Road apartment. Shortly before midnight on Jan. 20, police responded to a stabbing call, and found a 40-year-old man suffering from obvious injuries. The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Andrew Peter Jackson, 39, of Toronto, was arrested […]