Murder suspect arrested in GTA drugs raid

Police have arrested a man wanted for a 2014 murder in the Gerrard-Ashdale neighbourhood. Conrad Grizzle, 22, was arrested along with nine others during a series of early-morning drug raids in Toronto, Barrie and the surrounding areas on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Grizzle is alleged to have shot and killed Douglas Parker, a 20-year old father […]

Project Borderline nets arrests

Police made several arrests for shoplifting and heroin possession last month after stepping up patrols along the eastern part of Danforth Avenue. Called Project Borderline, the extra patrols involve not only police officers from 54 and 55 Division, but also licensing inspectors from the City of Toronto and agents with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission […]

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 Beat

A Toronto man arrested by Montreal police for first-degree murder after his mother was found dead in her home near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues is in custody in Toronto. Police arrested 25-year-old Justin Scott in a west-end neighbourhood of Montreal on Thursday, June 4. Toronto homicide officers transported Scott back to Toronto on Tuesday, June […]

Murder suspect arrested in Montreal

Montreal police have arrested a Toronto man wanted for first-degree murder after his mother was found dead in her home near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues. Police arrested 25-year-old Justin Scott in a west-end neighbourhood of Montreal on Thursday, June 4. In Toronto, police were called to a home near Danforth and Woodbine just after noon on Tuesday, June […]

Police Beat

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 […]

Friends of Edward Dwyer fundraise for funeral

Friends of the late Edward Dwyer are raising money for his funeral costs. Dwyer died on April 23 after he was stabbed at his family home on Harding Boulevard, in Birch Cliff. He had celebrated his 24th birthday just a few days before. Dwyer’s 58-year-old father, Edward Dwyer Sr., has since been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Writing on a […]

Police Beat

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 […]

Police Beat

Police are looking for anyone with information to step forward after a murder on Walpole Avenue, between Coxwell and Greenwood just south of the rail line. At about 8:50 p.m. on May 24 officers responded to a call and found a man with apparent gunshot wounds. Douglas Parker, 20, of Toronto, was pronounced dead at […]

Police Beat

The city’s 14th and 15th homicides took place on east Danforth on March 19. At 8:44 p.m., police responded to calls for a shooting at 2215 Danforth Ave. When officers arrived they found two men lying on the sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at St. Michael’s Hospital. The victims have been […]