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by Shawn Star on June 29, 2012
Police seized around $1.5 million in drugs and nearly a dozen firearms in a massive bust in Yorkville and the Annex.

The organized crime enforcement gun and gang task force arrested a man on 82 charges on June 24, just before executing three search warrants that led to the massive...(More)
by Shawn Star on May 14, 2012
An early morning domestic incident just north of High Park has resulted in the city’s 14th homicide of 2012.

Police were called to a home on Glenlake Avenue, High Park Avenue and Bloor Street W. at 6:30 a.m. on April 16 after receiving a call from a man who said he had just assaulted...(More)
by Shawn Star on April 19, 2012
A youth is facing explosives charges following what started as a threatening death investigation by Toronto Police.

According to a police report, a 17-year-old male was being investigated on March 11 at his home in the Leslie Street and Finch Avenue East area for what police say was an...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on March 29, 2012
A former teacher and longtime Swansea volunteer is facing indecency and assault charges following an investigation that began in November.

Police allege Norman Neil McLeod, 71, sexually assaulted boys age 11 to 15, between 1965 and 1979. The accused reportedly met the boys through his...(More)
by Omar Mosleh on March 29, 2012
After an act of arson severely damaged High Park’s Jamie Bell Adventure Playground, Canadian Tire has stepped forward with $60,000 to help rebuild the popular wooden castle.

Following extensive media coverage and community outcry over the early morning March 17 fire, Ward 13...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 6, 2012
The mysterious incident of a woman’s body found rolled up inside a carpet in a Junction laneway has led to charges for one man.

Though police have ruled out homicide in connection with the woman’s death, they have yet to say how she died, as they await results of a toxicology report....(More)
by Staff on January 13, 2012
A jailed convict is now facing multiple arson charges four years after homes in the Christie Pits area were severely damaged by a spate of early-morning fires.

Police announced the arrest of Dallas Rostant, 30, at a news conference on Dec. 21.

The fires, set between 4:30...(More)
by Shawn Star on January 5, 2012
Toronto Police have officially named both the victim and the accused in the New Year’s Day murder that has shaken Leaside.

Early Wednesday evening, police said 45-year-old Lisa Lebitka of Toronto was found dead inside the home at 211 Airdrie Rd. and 46-year-old Paul William Hindle of...(More)
by Shawn Star on January 3, 2012
The discovery of a body in a home in Leaside has shaken the otherwise quiet community.

So far, Toronto Police have said only that they were responding to a missing person call early afternoon on New Year’s Day, when they found a lifeless female body at 211 Airdrie Rd.
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by Karolyn Coorsh on December 30, 2011
Three men investigated for carrying a firearm in an SUV have been released unconditionally after police found their paintball gun was mistaken for a handgun.  

Wingold Avenue, near Lawrence Avenue and Dufferin Street, was blocked off by several police cars after a green Jeep...(More)
by Shawn Star on November 24, 2011
Police have charged three teens with the daytime murder of 19-year-old Bradley Matheson.

On Nov. 4, police announced that two 16-year-old and 15-year-old — all males — had each been charged with one count of second-degree murder related to the Oct. 14 shooting of Matheson inside the...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on November 9, 2011
The investigation into last year’s violent robbery at Leaside’s Arax Jewellers took an unusual twist in October when police charged three people, including an alleged repeat killer, in connection with the incident.  

On Oct. 3 Sarah Patsula, 23, and Kevin Williams, 31, were...(More)
by Shawn Star on June 15, 2011
Toronto Police have laid 80 gun and drug-related charges against eight people following a month-and-a-half-long investigation into a criminal gang in the Main Street and Danforth Avenue area.

According to a police report, the Drug Squad investigation began on April 15 and concluded on...(More)
by Shawn Star on June 13, 2011
Police have made an arrest in the violent robbery of Luke’s Grocery and Variety on Logan Avenue four months ago.

Police say that on Feb. 24, two men wearing disguises entered the store and approached the counter. One man pointed a shotgun at owner Paul Kim while demanding money. (More)
by Staff on May 17, 2011
A 15-year-old boy is facing 16 charges following an investigation into reports of a Peeping Tom in the Forest Hill area.

The latest incident occurred the night of April 8 when a male was reported looking into an open window of a ground floor apartment unit near Bathurst Street and...(More)
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