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2017 News Releases

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March

23 March, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Toronto Death Case

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against any Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the death of 43-year-old Rodrigo Almonacid Gonzalez in November of 2015.  

23 March, 2017

SIU Concludes Investigation into Guelph Vehicle Death

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer who was pursuing a vehicle which ultimately struck and killed a female pedestrian in December of 2015.

21 March, 2017

SIU Investigating Falling Death in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 31-year-old man this afternoon in Toronto.

20 March, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Chatham-Kent Police Service Officer

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against a Chatham-Kent Police Service (CKPS) officer in relation to an incident that occurred in May of 2013.

15 March, 2017

No Criminal Charges against Peel Officers in Shooting Incident

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against Peel Regional Police officers in relation to the events surrounding a shooting  in June of 2016 in Brampton that resulted in a 24-year-old male suffering multiple gunshot injuries.  

8 March, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Falls to Death from Toronto Apartment Building

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 20-year-old man this evening in Toronto.

6 March, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Officer in Relation to Death of Abdirahman Abdi

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against an Ottawa Police Service officer in relation to the death of 37-year-old Abdirahman Abdi in July of 2016 in Ottawa. 

6 March, 2017

SIU Called for Woman who Fell from Overpass in Burlington

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 20-year-old woman at Dundas Street and Highway 407 in Burlington.

3 March, 2017

Update: SIU Continues Investigation into Kitchener Shooting

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is continuing to examine the circumstances surrounding a shooting injury sustained by a 39-year-old Cambridge man yesterday in Kitchener.

3 March, 2017

Former Peel Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a former police officer with Peel Regional Police (PRP) committed a criminal offence against a female in the summer of 2009. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the former officer. 

2 March, 2017

SIU Investigating Shooting in Kitchener

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding a shooting injury sustained by a 39-year-old man just after midnight in Kitchener.

2 March, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Officer in Relation to Collision in Binbrook

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer in relation to a December 2015 incident in Binbrook, a community in southeastern Hamilton. 

1 March, 2017

SIU Investigating Injuries to Man on Highway 401 near London

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 38-year-old man yesterday on Highway 401 near London.

February

23 February, 2017

SIU Launches Online Video Series

The Special Investigations Unit is launching a video series to provide Ontarians with quick, informative answers to frequently asked questions about the Unit’s mandate, jurisdiction and investigative process.

17 February, 2017

Collision in Toronto involving Diplomatic Vehicle Subject of an SIU Investigation

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into a collision involving a diplomatic vehicle that happened in Toronto on February 16, 2017.

15 February, 2017

OPP Officer Charged in Relation to Arrest of Woman in North Grenville

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer with the Kemptville detachment committed a criminal offence in relation to the arrest of a woman in November of 2016. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.   

13 February, 2017

SIU Investigation into Toronto Collision Finds Charges not Warranted

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer in relation to the vehicle injuries sustained by two men in January of 2016 in Toronto. 

8 February, 2017

Toronto Police Officer Charged in Relation to Firearm Discharge Outside of Hotel

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe a Toronto Police Service (TPS) officer committed a criminal offence in relation to the shooting injury sustained by a man in February of 2016. Director Loparco has caused a charge to be laid against the officer.  

6 February, 2017

SIU Investigating after Woman Injured in Collision in Toronto

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained yesterday by a 57-year-old woman in Toronto.

5 February, 2017

SIU Investigating after Man Falls from North York Apartment Building

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the falling injuries sustained last night by a 34-year-old man in North York.

3 February, 2017

SIU Lays Charges against Officer in Relation to Dawn-Euphemia ATV Collision

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has caused charges to be laid against an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer in relation to a June 2016 incident in Dawn-Euphemia, located north of Chatham-Kent. At the time of the incident, the officer was working at the Lambton County Petrolia Detachment.

January

29 January, 2017

SIU Investigating After Woman Sustains Injuries in Brampton

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 59-year-old woman yesterday morning in Brampton.

28 January, 2017

SIU Investigating Injuries to Man on Highway 401 near Woodstock

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 67-year-old man today on Highway 401 near Woodstock.

27 January, 2017

No Charges Warranted in Case where Police Cruiser and Milk Truck Collided

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against an Ontario Provincial Police officer who was operating a vehicle that collided with a milk truck, resulting in injuries to himself and to his passenger, a fellow police officer. The incident happened in July of 2016 in Odessa.  

19 January, 2017

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Interaction in Mississauga

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred at the end of October in Mississauga. 

18 January, 2017

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man Fatally Struck on Highway 115 in Clarington

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is releasing the name of the man who died last night after being struck by a vehicle in Clarington. Prior to being struck by the vehicle, the man had been involved in an interaction with a Durham Regional Police Service officer. 

18 January, 2017

SIU Investigating Multi-Vehicle Collision in Kitchener

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a multi-vehicle collision in Kitchener this morning.

17 January, 2017

SIU Investigating After Woman in Wheelchair Struck by Police Vehicle in London

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 59-year-old woman yesterday evening in London. 

17 January, 2017

SIU Investigating After Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Clarington

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his 30s in Clarington this evening.

10 January, 2017

SIU Investigation Started in Toronto after Man on Bike was Injured

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has started an investigation into an incident in which a 52-year-old man was injured when a Toronto Police Service cruiser and his bicycle collided.

6 January, 2017

Update to Investigation in Toronto: Woman has died

A 60-year-old woman – who suffered life-threatening injuries during an incident on January 2, 2017 – has died.

2 January, 2017

SIU Called to Investigate Incident in which a Woman Suffered Life-threatening Injuries in Toronto

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in Toronto.