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OPP arrest suspect following armed robbery at Circle K

OPP arrest suspect following armed robbery at Circle K

Jason Janes, 44, faces multiple charges after armed robbery at convenience store
Severn Township man nabbed for impaired, speeding

Severn Township man nabbed for impaired, speeding

The vehicle was travelling 150 kilometres per hour in a posted 80 kilometre per hour zone
Three drivers caught passing stopped school buses

Three drivers caught passing stopped school buses

The fine for passing a school bus with its lights activated is $490 minimum and six demerit points
Circle K clerk threatened with 'sharp-edged weapon' in heist

Circle K clerk threatened with 'sharp-edged weapon' in heist

Suspect entered the store early Wednesday morning demanding cash and fled the scene before officers arrived
Woman nabbed for speeding in safety zone near Rama Central

Woman nabbed for speeding in safety zone near Rama Central

Driver, a 43-year-old from Oakville, refused to submit to a roadside breath test, OPP say
Orillia man nabbed by police after foot chase, faces several charges

Orillia man nabbed by police after foot chase, faces several charges

Emergency Response Team, K9 unit used to track down Joel Nash, who was charged with stealing vehicle; he was also wanted for several outstanding warrants
Two charged in Saturday’s Comfort Inn incident in Barrie

Two charged in Saturday’s Comfort Inn incident in Barrie

Substance discharged into air now identified at bear-spray-type product; Barrie police, Barrie firefighters and paramedics responded to Comfort Inn on Hart Drive
Unidentified substance causes hotel evacuation

Unidentified substance causes hotel evacuation

Emergency crews called to incident at Comfort Inn; Police unsure of what substance was
Male, 24, found dead outside Fittons Road West 'address'

Male, 24, found dead outside Fittons Road West 'address'

Male was discovered Thursday morning; Investigation by Orillia OPP Crime Unit is ongoing, officials say
OPP arrest man following rash of Midland break-ins

OPP arrest man following rash of Midland break-ins

Joel Stewart, 31, faces charges related to nine separate break-and-enters