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Severn Township senior nabbed at local RIDE check

Severn Township senior nabbed at local RIDE check

Frank Wilhlem, 67, has been charged with impaired driving after being stopped on Laclie Street Tuesday night
Two Orillia men charged in wake of break-in at local laundramat

Two Orillia men charged in wake of break-in at local laundramat

The two men were nabbed by police who observed them attempting to gain access to a change machine at the Laclie Street business
OPP looking for shirtless man who robbed Oro-Medonte gas bar

OPP looking for shirtless man who robbed Oro-Medonte gas bar

Suspect had a white shirt tied around his face and demanded cash from the gas-bar employee who, after a brief exchange, gave him the till drawer
Driver nabbed for stunt driving, having cannabis

Driver nabbed for stunt driving, having cannabis

According to police, she was clocked at 147 km/h in an 80 km/h zone; Her car was towed and impounded for seven days
Unfolding incident sparks heavy police presence in Oro-Medonte <b>(UPDATE: Incident resolved)</b>

Unfolding incident sparks heavy police presence in Oro-Medonte (UPDATE: Incident resolved)

Police are still on the scene at Mount St. Louis Road residence for 'barricaded person' and are requesting the public to stay away; OPP say no concern for public safety
Collision leads to impaired charges for Ramara driver

Collision leads to impaired charges for Ramara driver

A vehicle travelling northbound on Ramara Road struck a vehicle going westbound on Side Road 15; One driver transported to hospital
Local youths arrested in connection to robbery investigation

Local youths arrested in connection to robbery investigation

Orillia OPP originally responded to Homewood Park for an assault, but it was determined to be a robbery; Five youth aged 16 to 18 face multiple charges
Just because ice looks safe, doesn't mean it is, OPP warn

Just because ice looks safe, doesn't mean it is, OPP warn

Due to wind and water fluctuations, ice may not be thick, strong or stable enough to support the weight of you and your machine
Snowmobile crashes into camp building in island mishap

Snowmobile crashes into camp building in island mishap

OPP say Port Severn resident, 34, is being investigated in wake of crash; Operator was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries
Car plunges into icy water of Lake Simcoe

Car plunges into icy water of Lake Simcoe

Driver and passenger escaped without injury after parking on the ice to go ice fishing