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Referee assaulted at lacrosse game in Orillia

Referee assaulted at lacrosse game in Orillia

Male victim was assaulted after verbal dispute at Rotary Place lacrosse game; Upon arrival, police observed male victim bleeding
OPP, MedicAlert aim to better help local vulnerable persons

OPP, MedicAlert aim to better help local vulnerable persons

Program offers 24/7 access to vital information that may help save lives; Event will be held in Orillia June 18
Manslaughter charges laid in Collingwood overdose death

Manslaughter charges laid in Collingwood overdose death

The incident took place in March. The charges include manslaughter, causing death by criminal negligence and trafficking heroin
63 people died in transport truck crashes last year: OPP

63 people died in transport truck crashes last year: OPP

As OPP gears up for Operation Corridor, they remind drivers that improper lane changes, inattentive driving and following too closely are factors in most accidents
<b>UPDATE:</b> Driver charged following Sunday's Coldwater Street crash

UPDATE: Driver charged following Sunday's Coldwater Street crash

Adrianus Vanderbos charged with careless driving in wake of two-vehicle collision
Bracebridge OPP charge 19 with impaired in the last month

Bracebridge OPP charge 19 with impaired in the last month

One reportedly had young children in the car, while another had just gotten his vehicle back after it was impounded for an impaired charge
Police seize a number of weapons, cocaine and pills in search

Police seize a number of weapons, cocaine and pills in search

The accused, a 31-year-old Midland man, faces a total of 34 charges
Motorists help OPP nab driver impaired by drugs on Hwy. 400

Motorists help OPP nab driver impaired by drugs on Hwy. 400

33-year-old woman charged, vehicle towed and impounded for seven days
Man nabbed for drinking while driving ... a farm tractor

Man nabbed for drinking while driving ... a farm tractor

Tractor was towed from scene and impounded for 45 days; Christian Island man faces three charges
Four drivers face impaired driving charges in separate incidents

Four drivers face impaired driving charges in separate incidents

Southern Georgian Bay OPP also investigate 10 motor vehicle collisions and 21 traffic complaints over the weekend