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Woman charged with driving impaired on Highway 400

Woman charged with driving impaired on Highway 400

OPP say Automatic License Plate Recognition technology alerted an officer about a potentially suspended driver
After 20 years of fighting fraud, scams continue to flourish

After 20 years of fighting fraud, scams continue to flourish

In 2023, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) received fraud reports totalling a staggering $554 million in victim losses, surpassing the 2022 historic loss amount of $530 million
Penetanguishene resident apprehends vehicle break-in suspect

Penetanguishene resident apprehends vehicle break-in suspect

Christian Island man facing charges following incidents early Saturday morning
'It's tragic': Nine people died from drug poisoning in a week

'It's tragic': Nine people died from drug poisoning in a week

'We are so limited to what we have available to us. We don’t have all the tools that some of the bigger cities have,' says local health unit official
Police use 'non-lethal force' to nab suspected shoplifter in Midland

Police use 'non-lethal force' to nab suspected shoplifter in Midland

Tay man facing charges following incidents Friday morning
Robbery, weapon charges laid following incident Wednesday in Alliston

Robbery, weapon charges laid following incident Wednesday in Alliston

Scarborough, North York, Toronto residents facing numerous charges
Midland men charged after cocaine, weapons seized

Midland men charged after cocaine, weapons seized

Search warrant executed Thursday morning on William Street
Barrie police inspector's tribunal hearing adjourned to April

Barrie police inspector's tribunal hearing adjourned to April

Insp. Valarie Gates charged with discreditable conduct under Police Services Act; next date set for April 18
Tiny man faces impaired charges after tossed liquor bottle complaint

Tiny man faces impaired charges after tossed liquor bottle complaint

Police responded to call Wednesday after someone noticed incident on Jones Road in Midland
Vandal uses chainsaw to cut down township's speed camera

Vandal uses chainsaw to cut down township's speed camera

Camera in Essa had been issuing up to 50 tickets daily; township official says it's 'really unfortunate' someone would go to such lengths