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Motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Barrie

Motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Barrie

Traffic unit is investigating fatal crash
Orillia man facing child pornography charges

Orillia man facing child pornography charges

OPP executed a search warrant at a residence in Orillia following information received from the National Child Exploitation Crime Center (NCECC)
Vehicle theft turns into near tragedy on Highway 12 off-ramp

Vehicle theft turns into near tragedy on Highway 12 off-ramp

OPP helicopter tracked down vehicle, which rolled into ditch on off-ramp; 2 people taken to hospital and later arrested
Number of car crash fatalities rising; OPP urge caution on roads

Number of car crash fatalities rising; OPP urge caution on roads

'It is unacceptable that drivers continue to contribute to the deaths of innocent people because of their actions or condition behind the wheel,' says OPP
OPP say death of Justin Evans 'not criminally suspicious'

OPP say death of Justin Evans 'not criminally suspicious'

'It’s been a very complex and difficult investigation,' says OPP investigator, noting the family has 'been through excruciating emotional pain'
OPP investigating thefts from vehicles

OPP investigating thefts from vehicles

Officers located the suspect several blocks away, thanks to witness information
Trio charged for illegally dumping trash along Oro-Medonte road

Trio charged for illegally dumping trash along Oro-Medonte road

'What these people did was awful, we had to bring in a lot of resources and it cost us a lot of time,' says township official, noting trio are from 'neighbouring community'
Boy who found $100 in the schoolyard rewarded for good deed

Boy who found $100 in the schoolyard rewarded for good deed

Officer recently surprised the boy with the cash and a heartfelt congratulations for his honesty
Collisions, fatalities a reminder for cyclists, drivers to be safe

Collisions, fatalities a reminder for cyclists, drivers to be safe

Roads are for the enjoyment and transportation of everyone, including cyclists who are reminded that a bike is considered a vehicle, by law
Catalytic converter stolen during day from car parked in Orillia lot

Catalytic converter stolen during day from car parked in Orillia lot

There have been a rash of thefts of the precious metal devices, say OPP; 'I'm worried they might do it again,' says theft victim of crime that cost her $2,000 to repair