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Wanted federal offender known to frequent our region

Wanted federal offender known to frequent our region

The 30-year-old, currently wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, is being sought by police
Trails closed until May; OPP charging local off-road vehicle riders

Trails closed until May; OPP charging local off-road vehicle riders

Police say 24 charges have been laid since April 12, noting Simcoe County trails are still being assessed for potential hazards
Driver clocked at 200 km/h on Hwy. 400 charged with impaired

Driver clocked at 200 km/h on Hwy. 400 charged with impaired

Video shows driver ignoring police vehicle with lights on, prior to being stopped and charged with dangerous driving, stunt driving, impaired driving
Parking mishap in mall lot leads to impaired charges for teen

Parking mishap in mall lot leads to impaired charges for teen

'Information from concerned and attentive members of the public is key in efforts to take impaired drivers off the road,' say OPP
Police seize prohibited weapons after traffic stop; two charged

Police seize prohibited weapons after traffic stop; two charged

OPP pulled over a vehicle early Sunday morning to investigate a possible Highway Traffic Act infraction and discovered a number of 'edged weapons'
Driver and his employer facing charges following crash

Driver and his employer facing charges following crash

Police say the driver of the commercial truck, which sustained significant damage following a two-vehicle crash, fled the scene
Sex-trade worker 'violently assaulted' at Barrie hotel: police

Sex-trade worker 'violently assaulted' at Barrie hotel: police

Shelburne-area man, 29, charged with aggravated assault and assault by choking; police believe there could be more victims
Orillia OPP seek public's help to identify alleged shoplifters

Orillia OPP seek public's help to identify alleged shoplifters

The two individuals were involved in thefts at a local business in February, say police
Ahoy! OPP reminds local boaters to put safety first

Ahoy! OPP reminds local boaters to put safety first

Police also recommend reading Safe Boating Guide on the Transport Canada website
Two Orillia men among six accused of impaired in last 7 days: OPP

Two Orillia men among six accused of impaired in last 7 days: OPP

Erratic driving, crash in Severn, speeding on Highway 11 in Oro-Medonte, fracas at Orillia hotel among incidents that prompted the charges in the unrelated incidents