Police arrest sexual assault suspect

A man has been arrested and charged with a sexual assault in the 55 Division area. Police arrested Robin Youngs, 49, on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Youngs faces charges of sexual assault, assault, and making death threats. He is scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Youngs had been listed as 55 Division’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ on the morning […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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55 Division is collecting donations for Prom Dress 911. Started last year, the program gathers donated prom dresses and accessories for students unable to afford their own. Donations are being accepted at the station at 101 Coxwell Ave. Students interested in dresses and accessories can bring their student card and stop by Eastview Community Centre, […]

Man wanted for harassing road-rage victim

A man wanted for harassing the victim of a road-rage incident is 55 Division’s latest ‘Wanted Wednesday.’ Kevin Sawler, 19, is wanted by police after he allegedly ignored a court order not to contact the victim of a road-rage incident that Sawler was involved in last year. Police allege that Sawler followed and harassed the victim this […]

Man wanted for threatening embassy

A man wanted for emailing a threat to Austrian embassy is 55 Division’s latest ‘Wanted Wednesday.’ Police allege that Zaheer Ahmad, 35, sent a threatening email to the embassy on Feb. 5. Ahmad is wanted on three charges, including uttering threats of death or bodily harm, uttering threats of property damage, and breach of probation. […]