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SIU investigating fatal shooting near Bobcaygeon

SIU investigating fatal shooting near Bobcaygeon

Officer with City of Kawartha Lakes OPP went to rural residence and a man died in an 'interaction' after the 'officer discharged his firearm before retreating'
Victim in fatal Barrie shooting described as having 'enormous, kind and loving heart'

Victim in fatal Barrie shooting described as having 'enormous, kind and loving heart'

Cameron Abernethy's death 'will leave an unbearable void for his family, as well as all who came to know Cam in his short life,' says obituary
85-year-old charged following child luring investigation

85-year-old charged following child luring investigation

Police say that on Nov. 23, 2021, an investigation revealed that a male had made plans to meet in Orillia with an underage female for a sexual purpose
Vehicle in ditch leads to impaired charges for man, 66

Vehicle in ditch leads to impaired charges for man, 66

OPP received a tip from the public and when officers arrived they found the driver attempting to flee the scene
Third arrest made in connection to human remains discovery in Huntsville

Third arrest made in connection to human remains discovery in Huntsville

Among the charges is accessory after the fact for the offence of indignity to human remains
Barrie family 'devastated' after thieves steal dog <b>(4 photos)</b>

Barrie family 'devastated' after thieves steal dog (4 photos)

Police official says Orwell Crescent neighbour tried to intervene, but was dragged by the getaway vehicle, a black Honda Civic
Contraband intended for Beaver Creek intercepted by OPP

Contraband intended for Beaver Creek intercepted by OPP

Police seized many items that are prohibited inside the correctional facility and arrested two individuals
Second arrest made following discovery of human remains in Huntsville

Second arrest made following discovery of human remains in Huntsville

53-year-old woman charged with accessory after the fact for the offence of indignity to human remains
Boom operator charged with impaired after falling while hanging lights at resort

Boom operator charged with impaired after falling while hanging lights at resort

Police determined the man operating the boom lift had fallen from the basket and was dangling from his safety harness
Neighbours ducked for cover when shots rang out in Barrie: witness

Neighbours ducked for cover when shots rang out in Barrie: witness

'There were a few of us leaving to get into our car and all of sudden the shooting started,' says River Ridge Road resident