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Missing area woman found safe in the lake after daylong search

Missing area woman found safe in the lake after daylong search

'The most incredible thing is this is a very happy ending to a very long day,' says Barrie police official
Man charged after numerous vehicle break-ins in region

Man charged after numerous vehicle break-ins in region

Barrie man accused of theft from vehicles in Simcoe County, Muskoka, Dufferin, Caledon between May 2020 and August 2022
Police seize quantity of cocaine, $100K in Orillia bust

Police seize quantity of cocaine, $100K in Orillia bust

Orillia man, 20, charged in relation to Sept. 2 bust at a residence in southwest Orillia
Suspect sought after dog shot in Port McNicoll

Suspect sought after dog shot in Port McNicoll

Dog sustained gunshot wound Tuesday morning on Patterson Boulevard
Local OPP investigated 92 collisions in August, laid seven impaired charges

Local OPP investigated 92 collisions in August, laid seven impaired charges

Officers also conducted 40 RIDE checks at various locations, checking 1,150 drivers for signs of impairment
Spike belt helps OPP nab man in Severn for cottage 'mischief'

Spike belt helps OPP nab man in Severn for cottage 'mischief'

Police received numerous reports of an individual causing a disturbance in front of cottages near the 'Little Chute' on the Trent Severn Waterway
OPP looking for missing Penetanguishene woman  <b>(update: located safe)</b>

OPP looking for missing Penetanguishene woman (update: located safe)

The 58-year-old was last seen leaving a Penetanguishene residence and getting into a local cab at 6 p.m. on Sept. 10
Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in Waverly collision

Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in Waverly collision

The 55-year-old was transported to a hospital for further treatment; the roads were closed at around 2:15 p.m. as a result of the collision
Speeding was a huge issue over Labour Day weekend, says OPP

Speeding was a huge issue over Labour Day weekend, says OPP

A motor vehicle driver, a motorcyclist, an off-road vehicle driver, a kayaker and a motorized vessel passenger were all killed in separate incidents
Police release update on 'unfathomable' McKay Rd. crash

Police release update on 'unfathomable' McKay Rd. crash

Investigators have determined the deadly crash, which killed six young Barrie residents, happened shortly after 6 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, but many questions still remain