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Don't fall for the cute puppy scam

Don't fall for the cute puppy scam

Beware of sellers insisting to be paid by wire transfer service, say police
Woman passes cop in town, charged with drunk driving

Woman passes cop in town, charged with drunk driving

According to police, her breath samples registered nearly double the legal limit for blood alcohol content.
Elmvale man taken to hospital after getting pinned under truck

Elmvale man taken to hospital after getting pinned under truck

The man is in the hospital in stable condition with injuries to his face and shoulder
Collingwood man tries to flee cops on foot from stolen vehicle

Collingwood man tries to flee cops on foot from stolen vehicle

A complaint of an erratic driver led police to find a stolen vehicle and a suspect running from it.
Anti-fraud initiative focuses on outstanding tax scam

Anti-fraud initiative focuses on outstanding tax scam

The focus is on the Canada Revenue Agency scam, which sees victims contacted about outstanding taxes that can be paid by money transfer or pre-paid gift cards
Police have charged seven distracted drivers in town this week

Police have charged seven distracted drivers in town this week

New laws in place mean a fine, demerit points, and license suspension for those caught driving distracted.
Don't pay any fees, or scammers will keep phishing!

Don't pay any fees, or scammers will keep phishing!

Commonly-used scams leave a trail of victims. Don't get reeled in, police warn
New OPP boss to focus on human trafficking, gangs, guns

New OPP boss to focus on human trafficking, gangs, guns

Thomas Carrique bids an emotional adieu to the local force that has been his 'home, passion and family for 29 years'
Five injured in school bus vs. horse-drawn buggy collision near Hanover

Five injured in school bus vs. horse-drawn buggy collision near Hanover

Two individuals faced life-threatening injuries, but all have now been released from hospital.
17-year-old Georgian Bluffs man turns himself in after flight from police

17-year-old Georgian Bluffs man turns himself in after flight from police

Faces numerous charges as a result