Ottawa man facing slew of charges after month-long robbery spree
An Ottawa man is facing a slew of charges after police say he went on a month long robbery spree.
Police say five banks were robbed, and ten vehicles were stolen across the city.
The bank robberies were committed by a lone suspect.
He was always disguised, and demanded cash each time.
37-year-old Clint Bittle faces more than 30 charges including robbery and break and enter.
The following is a list of the investigations for which charges have now been laid:
- 1900 block Ogilvie Road-April 11, 2016
- 2200 block of Bank Street-April 15, 2016
- 1100 block of Bank Street-April 27, 2016
- 1100 block of Bank Street-May 6, 2016
- 1900 block of Ogilvie Road-May 12, 2016
- 200 block of Brittany Drive-April 9-10, 2016
- 2400 block of Riverside Drive-April 15, 2016
- 200 block of Montreal Road-Apr 26, 2016
- 2100 block of Bank Street-April 27, 2016
- 1400 block of Michael Street-April 28, 2016
- Somerset St W/MacDonald Street-May 3, 2016
- 2100 block of Bank Street-May 4, 2016
- Trim Road/South Frontage-May 4, 2016
- 1000 block of Kristin Way-May 11, 2016
- 1800 block of Baseline Road-May 12, 2016
As a result of the investigation, Bittle is charged with the following offences:
- 5 counts of robbery
- 1 count attempt to commit an indictable offence (robbery)
- 5 counts of wearing a disguise
- 6 counts of possession of property obtained by crime not exceeding $5000
- 7 counts of possession of break-in instrument
- 6 counts of theft under $5000
- 1 count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
- 1 count of Failure to Stop for Police
Bittle has been in custody on an unrelated matter since mid-May. He will appear in court on these charges in September .