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Beware! There's a frightening new cellphone scam in our area

Beware! There's a frightening new cellphone scam in our area

Orillia OPP say scammers call your service provider and within a matter of minutes can take control of your phone and use your credit cards and PayPal account
Thieves steal several prized guitars from Oro-Medonte home

Thieves steal several prized guitars from Oro-Medonte home

The police are asking for any witnesses to this break and enter that occurred Feb. 13 at a residence on Highway 12
Oro-Medonte man faces nine charges in wake of wild chase

Oro-Medonte man faces nine charges in wake of wild chase

Charges include five counts of assaulting a peace officer with a weapon, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, uttering threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and assault with intent to resist arrest
Pair of Orillia men face impaired, other charges after local incidents

Pair of Orillia men face impaired, other charges after local incidents

Stephen Fell, 22, tried to avoid RIDE check but officers caught up to him and arrested him; Another local man faces impaired and stunt driving charges
Orillia teen nabbed for driving 200 km/h in 90 km/h zone

Orillia teen nabbed for driving 200 km/h in 90 km/h zone

A 17, 20- and 30-year-old were all charged with stunt driving in unrelated incidents over three days
Lengthy police chase, from Barrie to Orillia, 'was a recipe for disaster'

Lengthy police chase, from Barrie to Orillia, 'was a recipe for disaster'

Barrie police were called at 1:19 p.m. about an erratic driver, but the chase didn't end until around 3 p.m. in Orillia, some 30 kilometres away
Driver steals gas, leads police on wild chase before being captured

Driver steals gas, leads police on wild chase before being captured

Incident began with theft of gas; Several officers were injured and multiple vehicles were damaged in Friday afternoon rampage that ended in shadow of OPP GHQ
Police say missing Barrie teen may be in the Orillia area

Police say missing Barrie teen may be in the Orillia area

Chyanne Edmonds, 15, was last seen Wednesday afternoon
Local woman faces fentanyl possession charge

Local woman faces fentanyl possession charge

Tiny Township man also faces charges following police investigation
Be fraud-aware and protect yourself from costly scams: OPP

Be fraud-aware and protect yourself from costly scams: OPP

During the month of March, the OPP and partners are joining police services across the country to promote public awareness about fraud, scams