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Business is booming for cybercriminals, warns OPP

Business is booming for cybercriminals, warns OPP

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre reports that 3,659 victims have lost $17.84 million so far this year
OPP respond to 10 crashes on area roads over the weekend, including a rollover

OPP respond to 10 crashes on area roads over the weekend, including a rollover

No serious injuries were reported by police, who also conducted five RIDE checks
Police seek public's assistance locating wanted man

Police seek public's assistance locating wanted man

Eric Gregory Coleman is wanted in relation to an ongoing investigation in the Town of Penetanguishene
It was a deadly long weekend on Ontario roads: OPP

It was a deadly long weekend on Ontario roads: OPP

Four fatal crashes claimed five lives; OPP officers laid 6,246 traffic-related charges during Operation Impact and aggressive driving topped the list of offences
Barrie police officer to stand trial in 2018 suspect shooting

Barrie police officer to stand trial in 2018 suspect shooting

Mike Chytuk charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm following Special Investigations Unit probe; Robbery suspect suffered gunshot wound during pursuit
Impaired call leads to fentanyl, cocaine trafficking charges for Penetanguishene woman, Pickering man

Impaired call leads to fentanyl, cocaine trafficking charges for Penetanguishene woman, Pickering man

Midland man charged with cocaine possession for the purpose of trafficking in another incident
Christian Island man charged with impaired over weekend

Christian Island man charged with impaired over weekend

Southern Georgian Bay OPP officers responded to 25 traffic-related calls from the public as well as removing three drivers and their vehicles for seven days for stunt driving on area roads
OPP has laid nearly 6,800 racing and stunt driving charges this year

OPP has laid nearly 6,800 racing and stunt driving charges this year

OPP say they've responded to 209 fatal motor vehicle collisions so far this year, claiming the lives of 224 people
OPP nab local pair after armed robbery in Orillia

OPP nab local pair after armed robbery in Orillia

Female suspect demanded a woman hand over her money and phone while a male suspect pointed a weapon; The pair then fled the scene and were later arrested in Port McNicoll
47 vessels checked during OPP marine patrol

47 vessels checked during OPP marine patrol

One operator was charged with failing to have sufficient life jackets for all persons aboard