Weston-area doctor skips bail on drug charges

George Otto, the Weston-area doctor who conspired with a Weston pharmacist to traffick fentanyl, has skipped bail and fled to his home country of Uganda, according to Toronto Life.

Otto had been found guilty and sentenced to 12 years in prison. He had been released on appeal at the time of his disappearance.


Thanks to N for the tip.

Gunshots?

The police are asking for help identifying if there were gunshots last night just before 10 p.m. in the area of Weston and Lawrence. Several Twitterers reported that it may have been fireworks.

Police seek help identifying man

Toronto Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted for a stabbing in the Weston and Lawrence area.


On Sunday, February 21, 2021 at approximately 11:40 p.m., police responded to a stabbing call in the Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West area.

It is reported that:

– two men were involved in an altercation on board a TTC bus

– both exited the bus in the Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West area

– once outside the bus, one man stabbed the other

– he then fled in an unknown direction

The man is described as 35-40 years old, 6’ tall, slim build, wearing a black mask, green toque, black jacket, blue jeans and carrying a black backpack.

An image has been released

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.


Man wanted for “waving” a “machete”

Toronto Police are looking for a man seen “with a machete, waving it around, screaming at people” at Jane and Lawrence.

There were no injuries.

Police seek help apprehending prowler

Toronto Police are asking for the public’s help finding a prowler who has been spotted in Weston.

Their investigation started in May, 2020, when a man was seen acting suspiciously during nighttime hours. He was spotted in the area of Weston and Church.

The man was seen again this month “in the early morning hours”. He is about 5’7″ tall, slim, with a dark beard. He was last seen wearing a black zipped winter jacket, black pants, and black Puma shoes with white soles.

The Star says he is wanted for “the charges prowling by night, voyeurism, harassment, and breaking and entering.”

Photo from the TPS

Shooting NYE

We didn’t get the year started off very well.A home in Mount Dennis was shot at early in the morning of January 1. Police found shell casings and “evidence of gunfire” at a home on Humber Blvd and Avon Avenue. There were no injuries.