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Collingwood home used for rental scam, police warn

Collingwood home used for rental scam, police warn

Collingwood/The Blue Mountains OPP are offering tips to avoid online rental scams that seem to be increasing in the area
Meaford man accused of drug trafficking

Meaford man accused of drug trafficking

Police say they seized Percocets, dried cannabis and cannabis edibles
Tractor trailers slide off roadway near Meaford: OPP

Tractor trailers slide off roadway near Meaford: OPP

Police say a tractor trailer lost control and slid into the ditch before another tractor trailer slid off the roadway, trying to avoid colliding with the other transport in the ditch
Vehicle stuck on pedestrian trail, OPP report similar incidents recently

Vehicle stuck on pedestrian trail, OPP report similar incidents recently

The vehicle was stuck near the pedestrian bridge adjacent to the Canadian Tire plaza on Black Ash Creek trail
Head-on crash in Meaford sends two to hospital

Head-on crash in Meaford sends two to hospital

Victims suffered non-life threatening injuries
Police investigating thefts from vehicles at Springwater Trails

Police investigating thefts from vehicles at Springwater Trails

Police say all three incidents are related to vehicles that were parked near a trail access point while the victims were out for a walk on the trails
Orillia OPP say woman was victim in Ramara homicide

Orillia OPP say woman was victim in Ramara homicide

A 30-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder of a male who sustained non-life-threatening injuries in Saturday night incident
Police warn of new strain of fentanyl discovered after overdose in Newmarket

Police warn of new strain of fentanyl discovered after overdose in Newmarket

Fentanyl seized was orange and pink and was consumed through a vape pen mixed with the nicotine oil
Naloxone has helped officers save over 200 lives since 2017: OPP

Naloxone has helped officers save over 200 lives since 2017: OPP

Opioid-related overdoses continue to increase across the province
Missing Barrie woman found safe: ‘It’s an emotional roller-coaster,' says mom

Missing Barrie woman found safe: ‘It’s an emotional roller-coaster,' says mom

Nicole Pawis, who was reported missing on Dec. 11, 2020, has been found and 'she's healthy and well'