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Call 911 if you suspect an overdose, OPP urge amid rising drug-related deaths

Call 911 if you suspect an overdose, OPP urge amid rising drug-related deaths

Police remind residents that observers of an overdose are protected under the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act
Citizen saves boaters after canoe tips, sending pair into frigid water

Citizen saves boaters after canoe tips, sending pair into frigid water

A nearby resident noticed the situation and sprang into action, taking her own small boat out into the lake to save the canoeists
Midland man accused of impaired driving, sleeping behind the wheel

Midland man accused of impaired driving, sleeping behind the wheel

In a separate incident, two were charged with impaired driving when police say they swapped seats after the vehicle crossed into the ditch
Police conclude active search in area for missing Kitchener man

Police conclude active search in area for missing Kitchener man

Kamil Pawlus was last seen on March 30; his vehicle was found abandoned on Marks Point Lane on April 5
Early-morning stop leads to impaired charge for Tiny Township driver

Early-morning stop leads to impaired charge for Tiny Township driver

Police say they stopped the driver initially for a speeding offence and further investigation led to impaired charges
Barrie resident charged following traffic stop on Highway 400

Barrie resident charged following traffic stop on Highway 400

41-year-old man faces multiple charges after being pulled over near Port Severn on Saturday
Police seek missing man after abandoned vehicle found in Tiny Township

Police seek missing man after abandoned vehicle found in Tiny Township

Missing man has not been in communication with family since March 30
OPP hope to see 100 per cent seatbelt laws compliance over long weekend

OPP hope to see 100 per cent seatbelt laws compliance over long weekend

If a crash occurs, airbags alone are not enough, say police
Tay resident faces impaired charges after vehicle found in ditch: OPP

Tay resident faces impaired charges after vehicle found in ditch: OPP

The incident occurred Saturday evening
130 charges laid following Tay Township police pursuit

130 charges laid following Tay Township police pursuit

Officers seized suspected cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, weapons, and Canadian currency