Gleaner

Serving Toronto's most liveable communities with the Annex Gleaner and Liberty Gleaner

POLICE BLOTTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Police make sexual assault arrest

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on POLICE BLOTTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Police make sexual assault arrest

The Toronto Police Service has arrested and charged 55-year-old Jeffrey Dewey of Toronto with sexual assault and impersonating a peace officer in connection with a Sept. 11 incident. At 12:06 p.m., a 36-year-old woman was in the College Street and Spadina Avenue area, when a man approached her and showed an object resembling a police badge, before proceeding to sexually assault her. It is alleged that Dewey may have assaulted other women, and police are asking them to come forward. Dewey has two distinctive tattoos: a mermaid on his left bicep, and a large multi-coloured star with a human eye in the middle of his right forearm. If you have further information, please contact the police at 416-808-5200, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

[Read more →]

Tags: Annex · News

POLICE BLOTTER (OCTOBER 2016): Brazen Bedford shooting

October 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on POLICE BLOTTER (OCTOBER 2016): Brazen Bedford shooting

Just after 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 20, 66-year-old criminal defence lawyer J. Randall Barrs was leaving his office at 23 Bedford Rd. when he was shot multiple times by a man dressed as a construction worker. The alleged shooter, whom the Toronto Police Service has identified as 51-year-old Grayson Delong, was under surveillance by Halton Regional Police following his release on bail due to his suspected connection to a break-in in Peel Region. One plainclothes officer rushed towards Delong, who was attempting to drive away in a car with stolen plates. The officer shot at Delong, who was treated at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for serious injuries before appearing in court, where he agreed to remain in jail pending the outcome of his 15 charges relating to the shooting.

[Read more →]

Tags: Annex · News

POLICE BLOTTER (SEPTEMBER 2016): Police investigate College Street and Ossington Avenue sexual assault

September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on POLICE BLOTTER (SEPTEMBER 2016): Police investigate College Street and Ossington Avenue sexual assault

By Summer Reid

The Toronto Police Service (TPS) has requested the public’s assistance in investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Sept. 5.

[Read more →]

Tags: Annex · News