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Six stunt driving charges laid in Wasaga Friday

Six stunt driving charges laid in Wasaga Friday

Officers towed 14 vehicles off of area roadways for a variety of Highway Traffic Act offences and issued 87 offence notices to vehicle drivers
E-Bike driver faces impaired charges in Wasaga Beach

E-Bike driver faces impaired charges in Wasaga Beach

Police say they saw the 27-year-old make a traffic infraction the night of September 24
'Intentionally' placed glass shards found in kindergarten playground at Barrie school

'Intentionally' placed glass shards found in kindergarten playground at Barrie school

'We have seen glass placed in places before, but this is where little children are playing and could have been seriously hurt,' says Barrie police official following incident at Ferndale Woods
Meaford search warrant leads to drug charges

Meaford search warrant leads to drug charges

Two arrested after police seize methamphetamine
Springwater woman pleads guilty after claiming to be a lawyer: OPP

Springwater woman pleads guilty after claiming to be a lawyer: OPP

Provincial police fraud investigation began in 2018; Sentencing scheduled to take place Oct. 26
Barrie's newest police dog named in honour of OPP officer who died by suicide

Barrie's newest police dog named in honour of OPP officer who died by suicide

Name 'Routs' chosen following 2018 death of Sgt. Sylvain Routhier
Suspicious package at Thornbury post office deemed harmless: OPP

Suspicious package at Thornbury post office deemed harmless: OPP

Investigation revealed that a letter had been dipped in a harmless substance to enhance the fragrance of the parcel
Pedestrian struck in Collingwood parking lot, drunk driving charge laid

Pedestrian struck in Collingwood parking lot, drunk driving charge laid

The incident took place on Friday night in the Boston Pizza parking lot, pedestrian taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries: police report
UPDATED: One person found dead in Collingwood apartment fire last night

UPDATED: One person found dead in Collingwood apartment fire last night

All residents of the apartment building have been displaced until further notice
Georgian College's Barrie campus placed in lockdown <b>(update: all clear)</b>

Georgian College's Barrie campus placed in lockdown (update: all clear)

This comes on the heels of another incident Tuesday morning at a south-end Barrie high school, but it's unclear if the two are related