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Ontario students charged with sexual assault, plead not guilty

Four Ontario males pleaded not guilty in court recently to allegedly attacking a female. The males were all in their teens at the time of the apparent sexual assault in 2016 as was the purported victim, who they all knew. The woman's sobriety has recently come under question, but a forensic toxicologist out of Toronto said the woman's urine and blood samples taken the day after show no evidence of alcohol.

Former hostage faces a number of charges including sexual assault

A Canadian man who was held hostage in Afghanistan is facing numerous criminal charges. The 34-year-old who, along with his wife, was held against his will for five years, has been charged with a number of offenses, including sexual assault, uttering threats and unlawful confinement. Joshua Boyle and his American wife, who now live in Ontario, were set free recently after being abducted while backpacking. Their three kids were born while the couple was held captive.

Homicide unit looks into suspicious death in Toronto suburb

Police are investigating what looks like the suspicious death of a 28-year-old woman in an upscale suburb outside of Toronto. The York police homicide unit received a report that the woman had been killed. When they got to the scene, they found the woman dead. They have arrested a 27-year-old Ontario male in connection with her death.

Ontario police officer facing sexual assault charge

A police officer from London has been charged with a number of offences. The Ontario resident is charged with sexual assault in connection with an alleged incident that happened while the 41-year-old was off duty. He has now also been charged with breaching the conditions of his release and criminal harassment.

Toronto woman faces attempted homicide charge

A woman has been charged after a serious altercation resulted in the stabbing of one man and the serious injury of an infant, according to local sources. Toronto police say the attempted homicide occurred when the woman stabbed a man during an argument. So far, no court date has been announced. 

Homicide in Toronto leads to manhunt

Police are on the lookout for an individual believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a prominent real estate broker. The homicide took place at a downtown Toronto steakhouse around 9 p.m. the night of Sept. 16. So far, police do not have any specific leads they are sharing publicly, but their investigation is ongoing. 

Homicide charges filed against Toronto man

The man suspected of fatally stabbing a woman in North York has been placed under arrest and charged. The 24-year-old Toronto man is facing a first-degree murder charge following the death of an unidentified woman who was discovered inside a residential home. Despite having made an arrest, Toronto police are still conducting their homicide investigation. 

Ontario sexual assault cases to get outside review

Certain criminal cases will soon be reviewed by an independent body. Sexual assault cases in various areas of Ontario and in Calgary, Alberta, will be reviewed by a panel comprised of experts who work with domestic and sexual violence survivors. The proposed three-year project is the brainchild of the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women and the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre. Funding is coming from Status of Women Canada.

Ontario man charged with homicide

Police in the region of Peel have apprehended a man they believe to have been involved in a fatal stabbing in Mississauga. Ontario authorities say the 48-year-old man was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing that left another man dead and several others injured. So far, no court date has been announced with regard to this homicide case. 

Toronto man faces fraud charges

A man police believe duped several prospective renters out of cash advances has been arrested, according to spokespeople. Toronto police have charged the man with three counts of fraud over $5,000 and 18 counts of fraud under $5,000 after it was discovered he may have been scamming prospective tenants. It is unclear whether he is being held by police, and no court date has been announced at this time.

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