Police seek attempted murder suspect

Police are searching for a man who faces attempted murder and firearms charges after a shooting near Dundas and Greenwood. Joseph Bourdreault, 37, is wanted for attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and three charges for unauthorized possession of a firearm. He is described as 6’2 and 160 lbs. with hazel eyes and brown hair. Anyone […]

Murder suspect remains at large

A murder suspect evaded police near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues on Sunday night. Police received a tip that Conrad Grizzle, a 22-year-old wanted for the May 2014 shooting death of Douglas Parker, was in the area around 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Despite a three-hour search using a helicopter, canine unit and several officers, […]

Police seek help with arson investigation

Police are seeking any video that might show who lit a series of arson fires around 3 a.m. this morning near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues. Any drivers with a dash-mounted camera who were driving in the area between 2:45 and 4:00 a.m. are asked to contact police, as are any area residents with security cameras […]

Two men wanted after Danforth mugging

Two men are wanted by police after a violent mugging near Danforth and Greenwood Avenues on March 17. Darrin Wickens, 29, and Taso Antipas, 45, both of Toronto, are wanted in connection with the attack, in which a man was stabbed and robbed. Police allege that the victim was assaulted by two other men, but […]

Police Beat

Police are searching for a suspect after a shooting near Dundas Street East and Greenwood Avenue. Just after 4 p.m. on May 9, police were called after a boy, 17, became involved in an altercation with two men. The boy pulled out a gun and fired several times. One man fled on foot, and the […]

Police Beat

Police are looking for a suspect in a December kidnapping and assault case after a recent arrest attempt near the Danforth. In December, a woman escaped after allegedly being held at an apartment for four days near Lawrence Avenue East and Kingston Road. She was beaten a number of times before being taken to another […]

Eye on Business

Trevor Jablonowski and his friends – mostly fellow University of Toronto theatre grads – think the bard gets a bum rap from students and even from their fellow grown-ups. “We’re a bunch of theatre kids. We love theatre, and we always run into people who groan and roll their eyes and say, ‘I hated that […]

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 […]

Greenwood Avenue’s history of bricks

We have in the East End a number of exceptional streets that are known for a variety of reasons. One of these is Greenwood Avenue. Greenwood  is located almost in the middle between Leslie Street and Coxwell Avenue. Greenwood is unique in that it probably had more brickyards than any other street in the city […]