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  UPDATE #4 - Arrests Made in North Ajax Carjacking Incidents

Dec 01, 2017 11:31 ET

Two brothers, who live in the north Ajax neighbourhood where multiple carjackings occurred, are now facing a combined 66 charges for these and other violent incidents.

Trenell OTTLEY, age 24, and his brother Trevell OTTLEY, age 21, both of Hesketh Road in Ajax, have been charged in connection with nine incidents, including:

Seven incidents involving carjacking, attempt carjackings and robberies of people in or near their vehicles in north Ajax, spanning from October 12 to November 16
The robbery of a taxi driver near Ajax Downs Casino on November 28
Theft of a cellphone and cash on September 13 near the Ajax GO station, involving a female who advertised her cellphone on the "letgo" app (only Trenell charged)

A search warrant was executed in Ajax on November 28 and an imitation handgun was seized.

Trenell OTTLEY is facing 34 charges, including: Kidnapping x4; Robbery x9; Disguise with Intent x4; Theft of Motor Vehicle x4; Assault Cause Bodily Harm; Possession of Weapon Dangerous x7 and Use Imitation Firearm x5.

Trevell OTTLEY is facing 32 charges, including: Kidnapping x4; Robbery x8; Disguise with Intent x3; Theft of Motor Vehicle x4; Assault Cause Bodily Harm; Possession of Weapon Dangerous x7 and Use Imitation Firearm x5. Both were held for bail hearings.

The DRPS Major Crime - Robbery Unit and the broader investigative team would like to thank the Town of Ajax, members of the community and the media for their assistance with this investigation. About 30 officers from nine different operational units participated in this complex investigation.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Carter of the West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2562. Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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