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 […]

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 […]

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Two men have been named this month as part of 55 Division’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ program. Jason Lafferty, 42, is wanted for possession of heroin and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of proceeds of crime and property of crime. He’s described as 5’9”, about 175 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. Tyrell […]

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No charges will be laid against a private security guard who fatally shot two men at a Danforth Avenue McDonald’s in February. Police on Toronto’s homicide squad said that after doing a full investigation and consulting senior Crown attorneys, they found there is no reasonable prospect of a conviction for the Feb. 28 shootings. According […]

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Five teenage boys were arrested this week after two muggings in the Beach and Leslieville. Police allege that a large group of boys threatened another two boys near Lyall Avenue and Hannaford Street at about 4:35 p.m. on Monday, June 1. A fight started, and one of the two victims was stabbed before the group […]

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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 […]

Fund launched for son of shooting victim

A family friend of the late Donny Ouimette has launched a crowdfunding campaign for Ouimette’s four year-old son. Ouimette, 25, and Ryan Hind, 39, were both killed in a shooting inside a McDonald’s restaurant near the Coxwell subway station at about 3 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28. Police said the two men were shot after […]

Two dead after shooting in Danforth McDonald’s

Two men are dead after a shooting inside a McDonald’s restaurant on Danforth Avenue east of Coxwell. Ryan Hind, 39, and Donny Ouimette, 25, were allegedly shot just before 3 a.m. Saturday by an armed security guard who was apparently in the McDonald’s to buy food. Speaking during a Saturday press conference in the local […]

Former reservist caught up in Ottawa events

Moments after Corporal Nathan Cirillo was fatally shot while guarding Ottawa’s National War Memorial, a former reservist from the Beach was steps away. Bob Norman retired two years ago after serving as a corporal in Downsview 32 Service Battalion. Norman drove military vehicles in the reserves, and he was in Ottawa during the Oct. 22 […]

Local MP safe after shooting in Ottawa

Local Beaches-East York MP Matthew Kellway had to take cover this morning after a man shot a soldier guarding Ottawa’s National War Memorial before breaking into Parliament Hill’s Centre Block and firing shots inside. Ottawa police have confirmed the death of the soldier, and of the male suspect, who other MPs say was shot dead […]