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K-9 unit tracks down suspect who fled police behind Walmart

K-9 unit tracks down suspect who fled police behind Walmart

Dogs were able to track down man on Fairgrounds Road; The 31-year-old, who was driving a stolen car, is facing an array of criminal charges
Lake Muskoka collision claims life of 58-year-old man

Lake Muskoka collision claims life of 58-year-old man

OPP were called to a collision on Lake Muskoka involving a personal watercraft and a human-powered vessel on Sunday
Man charged after armed robbery at Tim Hortons

Man charged after armed robbery at Tim Hortons

The suspect allegedly threatened an employee with a weapon before taking items and fleeing on foot
Weapon-toting suspects allegedly assaulted, robbed pair in downtown Orillia

Weapon-toting suspects allegedly assaulted, robbed pair in downtown Orillia

Three people from Orillia facing various charges; Two other suspects - a male and a female - remain at large
Man, 40, dies after being pulled from waters of local lake

Man, 40, dies after being pulled from waters of local lake

Residents and emergency services personnel attempted to revive the man; The investigation is ongoing but police say the death is not suspicious
Both drivers required extrication after head-on crash on Highway 12

Both drivers required extrication after head-on crash on Highway 12

Driver of pickup, a local senior, is facing impaired driving charges; The other driver, 77, was airlifted to a Toronto hospital with serious injuries
Dramatic boat fire shuts down The Narrows

Dramatic boat fire shuts down The Narrows

Ramara Fire and Orillia Fire joined Orillia OPP on the scene late this afternoon near Crate's Marina
Local man faces impaired charges after morning traffic stop

Local man faces impaired charges after morning traffic stop

Oro-Medonte man, 27, nabbed after officer observed a traffic violation in the west end of Orillia
Extra marine patrols added to combat increased impaired boating

Extra marine patrols added to combat increased impaired boating

Extra officers will also help keep boaters away from Christian, Beckwith and Hope Islands
Oro-Medonte man faces impaired charges following citizen complaint

Oro-Medonte man faces impaired charges following citizen complaint

The 23-year-old driver was seen driving on Colborne Street; Orillia OPP nabbed him on Highway 12