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Orillia man attempts to evade police, faces multiple charges

Orillia man attempts to evade police, faces multiple charges

Driver, 47, flees police, smashes into car after being stopped at RIDE checkpoint
Bracebridge man dies after snowmobile goes into water

Bracebridge man dies after snowmobile goes into water

Man was rushed to hospital but in spite of life-saving efforts, did not survive
Wanted federal inmate could be 'anywhere in the province,' says OPP

Wanted federal inmate could be 'anywhere in the province,' says OPP

He is currently bound by a Long Term Supervision Order relating to sexual assault on children, forcible confinement, child luring and child pornography
Distracted driving is deadly, says OPP

Distracted driving is deadly, says OPP

Inattentive drivers were behind 83 road fatalities on OPP-patrolled roads in 2017
Are you worried about being the victim of a scam?

Are you worried about being the victim of a scam?

To avoid becoming a victim, police advise you to hang up, check and verify the information with CRA
Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Two men face charges
Official statement released by family of Mandy Thompson

Official statement released by family of Mandy Thompson

The family has requested privacy at this time
Human remains identified as Mandy Thompson

Human remains identified as Mandy Thompson

Remains have been positively identified as missing person 72-year-old Madelaine Thompson of Barrie
Accused in drug bust at Orillia hotel make first court appearance

Accused in drug bust at Orillia hotel make first court appearance

Trio will be back in court April 10
Orillia OPP seek public assistance identifying theft suspect

Orillia OPP seek public assistance identifying theft suspect

It is alleged the suspect entered a Murphy Road business and left with a cart of unpaid merchandise