Threatening letter circulating in Ottawa
(Ottawa)–The Ottawa Police Service Criminal Investigations Section has received numerous public complaints about threatening letters received by mail at their home address.
In most cases, the hand written address on the envelope is specifically naming one of the residents. The stamp mark is from Calgary, AB.
The letter found inside, a hand written note 8½ X 11 that is a photocopy, is making death threats to the reader and family beginning with “I know where you live…”
To date, Ottawa Police has received 27 complaints about the letter. Police believe that this threatening letter is being mass distributed in the Ottawa area and urge all recipients to contact police and avoid over manipulating the letter.
If you have received this letter, or you have any information about this matter, please contact West Criminal Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.