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Car ends up in ditch, driver charged with impaired

Car ends up in ditch, driver charged with impaired

A witness stopped to assist the driver who was not injured
Identity theft. What is it and how do you protect yourself from it?

Identity theft. What is it and how do you protect yourself from it?

Criminals can use your stolen information to access your bank accounts, make purchases and apply for credit cards in your name
Police agencies team up to help prevent people from becoming victims of fraud

Police agencies team up to help prevent people from becoming victims of fraud

Regardless of age, gender or location, everyone can take basic steps to better protect themselves from becoming a victim of fraud, say police
OPP looking to identify vehicle possibly involved in Wasaga Beach shooting

OPP looking to identify vehicle possibly involved in Wasaga Beach shooting

Suspect vehicle is described as a white Chevrolet pick-up truck with distinct features, including a black 'back rack'
Collingwood OPP part of drug bust involving meth hidden in spare tires <b> (9 photos) </b>

Collingwood OPP part of drug bust involving meth hidden in spare tires (9 photos)

An investigation that began in December 2018 included Collingwood and Caledon OPP among others.
Police charge two in child pornography investigation

Police charge two in child pornography investigation

Police have laid child pornography-related charges against a Collingwood man and a Wasaga Beach man.
Police report decrease in fatalities on OPP-patrolled roads, waterways, trails

Police report decrease in fatalities on OPP-patrolled roads, waterways, trails

While fatal vehicle collisions were slightly down, personal injury and property damage collisions drove numbers up
More than a dozen collisions in Grey County Friday

More than a dozen collisions in Grey County Friday

"Let's do better next time by avoiding any unnecessary travel during severe winter storm events," say police.
‘Modern-day slavery’ probe reveals 43 people living in ‘squalid’ conditions <b>(11 photos)</b>

‘Modern-day slavery’ probe reveals 43 people living in ‘squalid’ conditions (11 photos)

‘It is inconceivable that this was taking place in our community’: Barrie police chief; no charges have been laid
Woman found in 'medical distress' inside Wasaga home

Woman found in 'medical distress' inside Wasaga home

OPP say 73-year-old woman remains in critical condition after being discovered in Illinois Crescent residence; criminal investigation underway