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Bracebridge man faces drug charges after traffic stop

Bracebridge man faces drug charges after traffic stop

Man, stopped for traffic violation, faces three counts of possession of opioids
Lawn care equipment stolen from local cemetery

Lawn care equipment stolen from local cemetery

The theft occurred sometime between 2 p.m. on Aug. 10 and 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 12
OPP report increase in commercial vehicle crashes, fatalities

OPP report increase in commercial vehicle crashes, fatalities

OPP is gearing up for Operation Safe Trucking campaign, which begins Monday; 'Everyone has a role to play to keep our roads and highways safe'
Cyclist killed at Blue Mountains Resort identified

Cyclist killed at Blue Mountains Resort identified

The 27-year-old Brant County man sustained serious injuries when he crashed while mountain biking
Police warning residents to be wary of aggressive sales tactics

Police warning residents to be wary of aggressive sales tactics

People trying to sell water filters have tried to gain access to homes; pedestrians are flagging down motorists seeking gas money in 'new' scam
Orillia man one of more than a dozen ticketed Friday in Bradford

Orillia man one of more than a dozen ticketed Friday in Bradford

Project ERASE, targeting speeding and exhaust noise, nabbed 58-year-old Orillia man
False 911 calls keep local marine patrols extra busy on weekend

False 911 calls keep local marine patrols extra busy on weekend

Cell phone pocket dials 'consumed a large amount of patrol time,' officials say
Police appealing for witnesses after cyclist collides with OPP vehicle

Police appealing for witnesses after cyclist collides with OPP vehicle

Ten-year-old cyclist was transported to hospital, suffering from minor injuries in wake of collision
Long weekend busy for OPP with four deaths in separate collisions

Long weekend busy for OPP with four deaths in separate collisions

Two off-road vehicle deaths have OPP issuing safety message while two men died in separate crashes on OPP-patrolled roads
Cyclist dies after crash on trail at Blue Mountain Resort

Cyclist dies after crash on trail at Blue Mountain Resort

Mountain biker was pronounced deceased after colliding with tree; Victim's identity has not been released