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Grey County grandparent conned out of $10K by scammer

Grey County grandparent conned out of $10K by scammer

Police confirmed at least three attempts of the grandparent/emergency scam were made on Grey County residents in one day
Police quote sobering statistics ahead of Snowmobile Safety Week

Police quote sobering statistics ahead of Snowmobile Safety Week

In the past 10 years, 158 snowmobilers did not make it home to their families in what were almost all preventable riding incidents
Three suspects sought in attempted snow blower theft in Meaford

Three suspects sought in attempted snow blower theft in Meaford

Passerby told police suspects tried to remove snow blowers from business on Highway 26
Ditched vehicle in Grey Highlands leads to impaired charges

Ditched vehicle in Grey Highlands leads to impaired charges

Hanover man charged after vehicle went into ditch Wednesday on Road 57B
Barrie cop, ex-NHLer appears in court on harassment, extortion charges

Barrie cop, ex-NHLer appears in court on harassment, extortion charges

Preliminary inquiry for Sgt. Bruce Gardiner continues Wednesday and Thursday at the Barrie courthouse
VIDEO: Shot fired during attempted break-in in north Barrie

VIDEO: Shot fired during attempted break-in in north Barrie

'Honestly, I fear for my family's safety. My kids and I are traumatized. All my kids saw the incident ... Nobody deserves any of this,' says resident
Local police give drunk driving charges to 3 people in 24 hours

Local police give drunk driving charges to 3 people in 24 hours

All three drivers received licence suspensions and their vehicles were impounded
Road-rage incident on Hwy. 400 sparks police chase in Barrie

Road-rage incident on Hwy. 400 sparks police chase in Barrie

Two men now facing long list of charges involving drugs and firearms
Trailer loaded with tools stolen from Grey Highlands

Trailer loaded with tools stolen from Grey Highlands

Power tools and supplies stolen with the trailer on Jan. 5
Suspect drills into gas tank to steal fuel: police

Suspect drills into gas tank to steal fuel: police

Police report the suspect made off with $1,900 of fuel