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OPP investigating swastikas at downtown Orillia construction site

OPP investigating swastikas at downtown Orillia construction site

'It's offensive. We don't need that kind of image in our neighbourhoods or in our town,' says OPP officer, who stressed detachment is taking probe 'very seriously'
Impaired driving charge laid after truck ditched in Oro-Medonte

Impaired driving charge laid after truck ditched in Oro-Medonte

Midland man arrested after single-vehicle collision on Highway 12
Distraught local senior loses nearly $10,000 in Bitcoin scam

Distraught local senior loses nearly $10,000 in Bitcoin scam

'I want people to be aware of this,' says Severn senior swindled by scammers who took control of her computer screen; OPP offers tips to prevent fraud
Three charged with impaired driving over the weekend

Three charged with impaired driving over the weekend

Incidents took place in Midland, Tay and Tiny
Police investigate attempted abduction in Collingwood

Police investigate attempted abduction in Collingwood

Woman on bicycle grabbed by man in vehicle managed to free herself and leave the scene
Ball hockey game to raise money for Pride crosswalk at GBDSS

Ball hockey game to raise money for Pride crosswalk at GBDSS

OPP, school teaming up with You Can Play Project for May 12 event
Barrie police charge Orillia man with child-porn offences

Barrie police charge Orillia man with child-porn offences

Barrie police's Internet Child Exploitation Unit executed warrant at Orillia residence Wednesday
Barrie man charged after police vehicle damaged in Midland

Barrie man charged after police vehicle damaged in Midland

Damage caused after police responded to disturbance at hotel
OPP celebrates Auxiliary during National Volunteer Week

OPP celebrates Auxiliary during National Volunteer Week

Auxiliary members logged about 70,000 volunteer hours in 2021
Fatal morning crash on Highway 11 caused by wrong-way driver: OPP

Fatal morning crash on Highway 11 caused by wrong-way driver: OPP

Fiery, head-on collision occurred on Highway 11 near Line 7; 'This, sadly, marks the fifth fatality this week on OPP Central Region patrolled highways,' say OPP