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Orillia man arrested in wake of Elgin Street robbery

Orillia man arrested in wake of Elgin Street robbery

The 35-year-old faces multiple charges including assault with a weapon, uttering threats, possession of weapon and possession of property obtained by crime
OPP recover stolen vehicle and the puppy that was inside

OPP recover stolen vehicle and the puppy that was inside

A 31-year-old woman is facing charges after police successfully located the stolen vehicle and puppy in Haliburton Highlands
Bracebridge man airlifted to hospital after head-on crash

Bracebridge man airlifted to hospital after head-on crash

The 19-year-old man was trapped in his vehicle before being freed by firefighters; the road remains closed for the investigation, say OPP
Barrie man, 56, killed in Caledon crash

Barrie man, 56, killed in Caledon crash

Head-on collision happened shortly before 8 a.m. on Highway 9; 'Very sad outcome here,' says OPP sergeant
Orillia OPP, TSB investigating pair of minor local plane crashes

Orillia OPP, TSB investigating pair of minor local plane crashes

'The airplane did flip over, and it was upside down in the lake. The occupants were able to get out and to shore with no injuries,' fire chief said of Ramara crash
No one injured after plane strikes canoe on Six Mile Lake

No one injured after plane strikes canoe on Six Mile Lake

Police say the couple in the canoe were forced to jump to safety before the plane landed; the investigation is ongoing
OPP seize $2.2M worth of cannabis, arrest 2 after Sebright bust

OPP seize $2.2M worth of cannabis, arrest 2 after Sebright bust

The plants seized were the equivalent of two dump trucks full; OPP also seized cocaine, an RV, an ATV and a prohibited weapon
SIU closes investigation into Barrie crash involving police vehicle

SIU closes investigation into Barrie crash involving police vehicle

‘The SIU’s preliminary inquiries established that the man was not seriously injured in the collision,’ noted director Joseph Martino
Orillia OPP investigating 'sudden death' behind Atherley Plaza

Orillia OPP investigating 'sudden death' behind Atherley Plaza

Police say a man was found unresponsive behind a building and life-saving measures were not successful; 46-year-old Severn Township man died
Midland teen facing child porn charges

Midland teen facing child porn charges

Police say the 18-year-old was charged after an online child sexual exploitation investigation