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Mississauga man drowns in Lake Simcoe following frantic search

Mississauga man drowns in Lake Simcoe following frantic search

Police say victim 'consumed a large quantity of alcohol and an unknown quantity of narcotics' while visiting a boat docked in the area
Midland motel manager facing human trafficking related charges

Midland motel manager facing human trafficking related charges

In March, OPP officers responded to a report of inappropriate activity towards paying motel guests. Further investigation led to offences dating back to 2018
Painting by well-known Canadian artist stolen from area shop

Painting by well-known Canadian artist stolen from area shop

Robert-Ralph Carmichael painting titled Mountain Skies 1978 was stolen June 11
Barrie resident charged with manslaughter following overdose in Alliston

Barrie resident charged with manslaughter following overdose in Alliston

Michelle Longworth, 38, faces slew of charges, including manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death
Tip leads to impaired driving charges for Toronto resident

Tip leads to impaired driving charges for Toronto resident

Tipster tells police a suspected impaired driver was trying to leave the parking lot of a Hugel Avenue, Midland business
Couple walking dog in Midland assaulted

Couple walking dog in Midland assaulted

Penetanguishene resident faces charges of assault and break and enter
OPP marine unit kept busy over the weekend

OPP marine unit kept busy over the weekend

Marine officers conducted 24 hours of patrol on the waters of Georgian Bay and Six Mile Lake
Man accused of approaching area vulnerable women for sex

Man accused of approaching area vulnerable women for sex

A 58-year-old man is facing multiple charges after probe by Orillia OPP Crime Unit and OPP Anti Human Trafficking Investigation Coordination Team
Routine check leads to impaired charges for local boater

Routine check leads to impaired charges for local boater

Police also discovered that the accused was prohibited by law from operating any vehicle, including a vessel on the water
Here's how you can help vulnerable seniors on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Here's how you can help vulnerable seniors on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Monday. Here's what you need to know