Toronto Gun Crime Roundup!

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Hey, Chief Blair! How is that “Project Safe City” working out for you?

Harassed any honest gun owners lately?

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Major News Reports & News Releases

Monday, January 17, 2011

http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=5195&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

Robbery (Business) – 23 Division

A 49 year old female employee of Westown Pharmacy, 235 Dixon Road, reports that on January 17, 2010 at approximately 1440 hours, two male suspects, one wearing a disguise and armed with a handgun, entered the premises. The armed suspect approached the counter and made a demand for prescription drugs. The victim complied. The suspect forced the victim to open the cash register. The suspect then removed a quantity of cash and fled the scene, in a vehicle, eastbound on Dixon Road. No injuries were sustained by the victim. Police are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the following described persons in connection with this offence. Description of Suspect #1: Male, white, 45-50 years, 5’7”-5’8”, thin build. Suspect #2: Male, white. NO FURTHER DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE.

10619/88625/18:47

 

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=5196&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

Robbery – 32 Division

A 55 year old male, owner of Trang’s Pharmacy Ltd., 790 Wilson Avenue, reports that on January 18, 2011 at approximately 1133 hours, a male suspect entered the premises and approached the counter. The suspect produced a handgun and made a demand for prescription drugs. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene southbound on Wilson Avenue. No injuries were sustained by the victim. Police are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the following described person in connection with this offence. Description of Suspect: Male, white, 32 – 35 years, 5’5”, 165 pounds, stocky build, green eyes.

9623/87006/16:25

 

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=5198&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

Robbery (Home Invasion) – 14 Division

A 27 year old male reports that on January 18, 2011 at approximately 0140 hours, he was about to enter his apartment in the area of Augusta Avenue and Queen Street West when he was approached from behind by two male suspects. One suspect produced a firearm, pointed it at the victim and demanded entry into the premises. The victim complied. The suspects searched the premises, removed a quantity of cash and demanded more. Another suspect struck the victim about the head and body with the handle of the gun and removed cellular phones, computer equipment, video games and a bank card. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim sustained minor injuries but declined EMS. Police are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the following described persons in connection with this offence. Description of Suspect #1: Male, black, early 20’s, 5’11” – 6’1”, 130lbs – 150lbs, short black hair. Suspect #2: Male, black, mid 20’s, 5’11” – 6’1”, 160lbs – 170lbs, short black hair.

9462/89330/08:33

 

Thursday, January 20, 2011

http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/pdfs/20368.pdf

Four men arrested in robbery investigation, Outstanding firearm sought

Broadcast time: 16:10
Thursday, January 20, 2011

Homicide Squad
416−808−7350

On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, four men were arrested in connection with a robbery
investigation.

It is reported that:
− on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, four men, one armed with a silver handgun, robbed a
convenience store, near Markham Road/Painted Post Avenue area,
− the men then fled the area and were arrested near the intersection of McCowan
Road/Ellesmere Avenue,

Police have not located the handgun. It is believed to have been dropped by one of the
suspects in one of the following areas:
− Painted Post Drive to Mountland Drive,
− Brimorton Drive to McCowan Avenue,
− McCowan Avenue at the intersection of Ellesmere Avenue,
− the residential area southwest of the intersection of McCowan Avenue/Ellesmere Avenue.

Anyone locating the handgun, or anyone with information, is asked to contact police at
416−808−7350, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at
http://www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on
Facebook.




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