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Police report 38 per cent increase in fatal transport collisions

Police report 38 per cent increase in fatal transport collisions

Operation Safe Trucking will address speeding and other forms of aggressive driving, distracted/inattentive driving, driver impairment, hours of service and equipment violations, and lack of occupant restraint
Fatal crash closes section of Lafontaine Road in Tiny Township <b>(Update: reopened)</b>

Fatal crash closes section of Lafontaine Road in Tiny Township (Update: reopened)

Lone male occupant of single motor vehicle involved in crash killed when it collided with a tree
Missing Angus woman, Samantha McInnis, has been located

Missing Angus woman, Samantha McInnis, has been located

Police have spoken to her and her family has been notified
Citizen reports erratic driver in Meaford

Citizen reports erratic driver in Meaford

Tiny Township man faces impaired driving charges
Vehicle winds up on rock pile, impaired charges laid

Vehicle winds up on rock pile, impaired charges laid

Officers found a van on its side and wedged on top of an eight-feet-high pile of rocks used for road construction
Police respond to two separate reports of theft

Police respond to two separate reports of theft

A red paddle board and a pink and purple youth bike were stolen
Scammers fake Barrie police's phone number

Scammers fake Barrie police's phone number

Scammers claiming to be from Revenue Canada using fake phone numbers so it looks like Barrie police are calling
Leukemia donation jar stolen in break and enter

Leukemia donation jar stolen in break and enter

The suspect quickly fled the scene with only the jar in hand
Police appeal for witnesses to suspicious Canada Day fire

Police appeal for witnesses to suspicious Canada Day fire

A vacant home on the corner of Moore and Frederick Streets was damaged
Man charged with impaired driving after several citizen complaints

Man charged with impaired driving after several citizen complaints

Police were able to stop the vehicle on Holland St. West near Moore St.