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Area driver facing impaired charges after fatal crash in King Township

Area driver facing impaired charges after fatal crash in King Township

Police say a 19-year-old pedestrian was struck while working in the area
Toronto resident faces impaired boating charges after speeding in Honey Harbour

Toronto resident faces impaired boating charges after speeding in Honey Harbour

The 26-year-old faces multiple charges as a result
Police vow to enforce stay-at-home order this weekend — within reason

Police vow to enforce stay-at-home order this weekend — within reason

'The capacity of police services to stop everyone and find out where they’re going — on a long weekend — it’s not realistic to think we are going to do that,' says official
Orillia OPP nab third impaired driver within three days

Orillia OPP nab third impaired driver within three days

Officers were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 11 in Severn Township at the time; A 29-year-old from Gravenhurst faces charges
Tip from public helps Orillia OPP nab man for impaired driving

Tip from public helps Orillia OPP nab man for impaired driving

Officers were alerted a male, believed to be intoxicated, drove away from a business in Brechin; OPP arrested him a short time later
Hiker finds human remains in Gravenhurst: OPP

Hiker finds human remains in Gravenhurst: OPP

Police say there is no threat to public safety
Suspected fentanyl found after vehicle lands in ditch: OPP

Suspected fentanyl found after vehicle lands in ditch: OPP

The 48-year-old man faces impaired, possession charges
Fire destroys $200,000 Sea Ray at Midland marina

Fire destroys $200,000 Sea Ray at Midland marina

Plumes of heavy black smoke could be seen across Midland harbour; OPP say the fire is not suspicious
Police issue dangerous drug alert following two fatal overdoses in 24 hours

Police issue dangerous drug alert following two fatal overdoses in 24 hours

Barrie police continue to investigate, but say it appears to be a synthetic opioid, green in colour, and requires multiple Narcan applications
'How you drive is everyone's business,' OPP warn

'How you drive is everyone's business,' OPP warn

From May 18-24, it's Canada Road Safety Week; OPP say 'staggering' number of innocent people killed each year on roads due to dangerous, careless driving