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OPP K9 unit tracks down pair hiding in bush, two Midland residents face charges

OPP K9 unit tracks down pair hiding in bush, two Midland residents face charges

Officers responded to a traffic complaint in the area of Highway 93 and Cassell Drive in Hillsdale
Counterfeit $100 bills in Midland spark investigation

Counterfeit $100 bills in Midland spark investigation

The OPP advises retailers to be aware and carefully inspect money before accepting it.
OPP lay multiple charges against impaired drivers and boaters over the weekend

OPP lay multiple charges against impaired drivers and boaters over the weekend

Both roadways and waterways were patrolled, resulting in impaired charges against a Calgary woman and Elmvale youth
South Simcoe Police Service investigating sextortion scam targeting men online

South Simcoe Police Service investigating sextortion scam targeting men online

Sextortion occurs when someone online threatens to send a sexual image or video of someone to other people if they don't pay the person or provide more sexual content
OPP investigating damage to Tay Township vehicles

OPP investigating damage to Tay Township vehicles

Police say two township vehicles were damaged on September 23 and security cameras show three suspects entering the lot in which they were parked
Beware door-to-door scammers selling appliances: OPP

Beware door-to-door scammers selling appliances: OPP

Fraudsters often call, after the sale, posing as a lawyer in a bid to obtain a mortgage on the victim's home, warn police
Canada-wide warrant issued for man wanted in murder of missing Markham couple

Canada-wide warrant issued for man wanted in murder of missing Markham couple

Suspect Phuong Tan Nguyen is considered armed and dangerous
Victim of fatal train-car crash near Big Chute identified

Victim of fatal train-car crash near Big Chute identified

Orillia OPP say the driver of the car was a 67-year-old woman from Severn Township
Penetanguishene woman faces multiple charges after Tay Township traffic stop

Penetanguishene woman faces multiple charges after Tay Township traffic stop

Investigation leads to discovery of stolen property and traffic related offences
Woman dead after crash between train, car in Severn Township

Woman dead after crash between train, car in Severn Township

The incident occured on Upper Big Chute Road earlier today; OPP say trained collision investigators are on the scene to determine what happened