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Barrie man charged in masked robbery at Collingwood restaurant

Barrie man charged in masked robbery at Collingwood restaurant

OPP responded to Hurontario Street business shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday; robber had taken cash from register and fled on foot
Signs of hope: Police unveil next moves to find missing Barrie woman

Signs of hope: Police unveil next moves to find missing Barrie woman

Police say Autumn Shaganash, who disappeared last June, was heading to Barrie Air Show at city's waterfront with a male friend when she vanished
Orillia OPP officer gets 15-month suspended sentence for assault

Orillia OPP officer gets 15-month suspended sentence for assault

'Police officers must be held to a higher standard than civilians,' says judge; suspended sentence will allow Const. Bailey Nicholls to avoid jail time
Police charge 146 drivers with traffic offences over Easter

Police charge 146 drivers with traffic offences over Easter

OPP program looks to increase public awareness and compliance with safe driving practices
Collingwood man accused of murdering wife will go to trial

Collingwood man accused of murdering wife will go to trial

James Schwalm appeared in a Collingwood courtroom today to waive his right to a preliminary hearing and proceed to Superior Court
Busy start to Easter long weekend for local police

Busy start to Easter long weekend for local police

Police have issued 29 traffic offence notices, charged drivers with impaired operation and speeding
Huronia West OPP ask for help identifying Wasaga robbery suspect

Huronia West OPP ask for help identifying Wasaga robbery suspect

Police say a suspect who may have had a weapon took cash from a business on River Road West on March 24
$300K in drugs seized in Meaford

$300K in drugs seized in Meaford

Currency, firearms, and drug paraphernalia were also found during the execution of a search warrant yesterday morning
Suspect sought in break-in, theft at Collingwood business

Suspect sought in break-in, theft at Collingwood business

Police say suspect made off with cash box from Hume Street business minutes before officers arrived on scene
OPP reports increase in lottery and prize scams

OPP reports increase in lottery and prize scams

Tips from police to avoid becoming a victim