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Catamaran crew rescued from rough waters in Georgian Bay

Catamaran crew rescued from rough waters in Georgian Bay

Two people rescued from capsized kayaks in separate incident
OPP recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day

OPP recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day

Police encourage citizens to call if they observe an overdose
Victoria Harbour motorcyclist dies in Severn crash

Victoria Harbour motorcyclist dies in Severn crash

Police seek witnesses and information
Midland man faces drug charges after Champlain Road bust

Midland man faces drug charges after Champlain Road bust

The search warrant was part of a continuing investigation into a break and enter in Penetanguishene
Crack, fentanyl seized after traffic stop in Penetanguishene

Crack, fentanyl seized after traffic stop in Penetanguishene

Police say they removed more than $13,000 worth of drugs from local streets; A man remains in custody awaiting a video bail hearing
OPP bust up massive grow op, seize 15,000 cannabis plants

OPP bust up massive grow op, seize 15,000 cannabis plants

Police say there was also a growing site on the property that didn't meet Health Canada regulations; Nine people have been detained
Man accused of human trafficking after incident at Orillia hotel

Man accused of human trafficking after incident at Orillia hotel

'Human trafficking is happening in our community,' said Orillia OPP officer; Woman, in her 20s, was found in distress at Orillia hotel Tuesday
Unlocked vehicle entered in Penetanguishene, leads to theft charge

Unlocked vehicle entered in Penetanguishene, leads to theft charge

A credit card was taken in the theft and used at an area retail store
Appeal court upholds Barrie officers' right to search man's pants

Appeal court upholds Barrie officers' right to search man's pants

Police found a bag of cocaine during a search in a parking lot plaza; Man's drug-trafficking conviction upheld
Area woman charged after OPP probe determined GoFundMe campaign was a fraud

Area woman charged after OPP probe determined GoFundMe campaign was a fraud

Just under $6,500 was collected from 74 people; Police say the woman had not been diagnosed with cancer or treated for a critical illness as claimed