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Springwater crash leads to impaired driving charge

Springwater crash leads to impaired driving charge

Driver facing three charges after collision early this morning
OPP called to Hwy. 400 rollover as long-weekend traffic mounts

OPP called to Hwy. 400 rollover as long-weekend traffic mounts

'Wherever you're going this weekend, please consider your consequences for the actions that you take,' says OPP sergeant
OPP urges boaters to put safety first as long weekend arrives

OPP urges boaters to put safety first as long weekend arrives

Almost 40 per cent of those who died on OPP-patrolled waterways in 2021-22 were not the operator of the vessel
Rabbit killed with bow and arrow in Everett-area yard

Rabbit killed with bow and arrow in Everett-area yard

OPP says efforts were made to save rabbit, but the animal didn't make it
Driver suffers non-life-threatening injuries in south-end crash

Driver suffers non-life-threatening injuries in south-end crash

Thursday afternoon's crash happened at Mapleview Drive West and Reid Drive; Vehicle struck two trees and a building
Barrie police airs first podcast episode

Barrie police airs first podcast episode

Episode looks at the new community safety and well-being teams, which launched in February
City police help lead tactical training at Collingwood Terminals

City police help lead tactical training at Collingwood Terminals

Wednesday's workshop at former grain elevators included tactical officers from Barrie, Windsor and Toronto, as well as OPP Tactical Response Unit
SIU closes case involving overdose at Barrie drug store

SIU closes case involving overdose at Barrie drug store

Police responded to break-in at Essa Road drug store April 6; Man admitted to taking sedatives and was treated for overdose
Police hunt for crooks who stole raffle tickets, charity cash

Police hunt for crooks who stole raffle tickets, charity cash

'Seeing raffle tickets and money being stolen from someone who was truly trying to do good in the community, that's an absolute shame,' says Barrie police official
Barrie man arrested for child porn, luring

Barrie man arrested for child porn, luring

City police say 43-year-old accused was arrested in 2020 for similar offences