A 29-year-old Ottawa man faces a string of charges after allegedly harassing several women online using the alias Scotty Toppers.

Police launched an investigation in May 2014 after receiving complaints from 13 different women across Orleans. They are asking anyone else who may have been harassed by Scotty Toppers to come forward.

Police seized several items after executing a search warrant at a home on Briargate Private, near Innes and Trim roads.

  • 2 firearms
  • 2 air pistols
  • Ammunition
  • About 1 kilogram of a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance
  • About 12 grams of marijuana
  • Multiple scales 
  • Computer equipment related to online harassment and extortion
  • Break-and-enter tools

The man was charged with criminal harassment, extortion, theft, possession of a firearm, possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, possession of stolen property, possession of break and enter tools and mischief to data. 

He is scheduled to appear in court on July 26.

Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is asked to contact Ottawa police at 613-236-1222 ext. 3566 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.