Ottawa Police Services



Crime Alert



Since August 5th there has been 4 reported break and enters in the Woodvale/Manordale community (Wolverton Cres and Charing Rd).  It appears suspects entered through unlocked shed/garage doors.


Suspects information:

No suspect information available



What can you do – Safety Tips:

  • Lock all doors and windows (including sheds, garages and fenced gates)
  • Install deadbolts locks on all exterior doors and other entrances into the home from the garage or basement. Install Charlie bar on sliding patio doors.
  • Use curtains on basement and garage windows to prevent others from shopping for goods.
  • Keep tools, ladders, garbage pails and other material locked away. These can be used by suspects to gain entry into your home
  • Keep bicycles, barbecues and lawnmowers and snow blowers securely stored.
  • Ensure you have adequate exterior lighting (consider installing motion lights)
  • Inform trusted neighbors or relative of your vacation plans and where you can be reached.  Leave a key with them so that they can check your home and pick up your mail
  • Leave your home with a lived-in-look.  Use automatic timers to turn on lights.
  • Report any suspicious people or activity in your neighborhood by calling 613-230-6211



The Greenbank CPC offers free home security inspections.  Please call if you would like more information about this service.




Cst Sue Wright

Greenbank Community Police Centre

Tel: 613-236-1222 ext. 2179 

twitter: @Greenbankcpc


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