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Crash in parking lot leads to charges for Barrie man

Crash in parking lot leads to charges for Barrie man

Driver was impaired by drug and was in possession of cocaine, police say
'A positive change': City police seeking experienced recruits

'A positive change': City police seeking experienced recruits

Barrie Police Service hoping to have officers on the road by February
Wanted federal offender known to frequent Barrie

Wanted federal offender known to frequent Barrie

Canada-wide warrant issued for Oluwaseum Ojo, 25, who is serving a six year sentence for various charges
Bracebridge OPP officer facing pair of criminal charges: SIU

Bracebridge OPP officer facing pair of criminal charges: SIU

Officer charged with assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon after incident at CPR railway yard in July, officials say
Driver charged in summer crash that killed elderly couple

Driver charged in summer crash that killed elderly couple

Brampton man charged with two counts of dangerous operation causing death in relation to Bradford collision
Sketches released of 'persons of interest' in Ramara sex assault

Sketches released of 'persons of interest' in Ramara sex assault

OPP say incident was reported just after midnight on Sept. 9 in the area of Monck and Kirkfield roads in Sebright
City police urge people to lock vehicles amid frequent thefts

City police urge people to lock vehicles amid frequent thefts

Locking vehicles is 'best defence' against thefts, Barrie police say
No serious injuries after vehicle plows into Thornton landmark

No serious injuries after vehicle plows into Thornton landmark

Fire department official says driver suffered medical episode that resulted in the crash
Barrie doc no longer facing criminal prosecution in wife's death

Barrie doc no longer facing criminal prosecution in wife's death

Charlotte Coughler, 33, who was a nurse at Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill, died Jan. 30, 2020
Police kick off annual Festive RIDE campaign in Barrie

Police kick off annual Festive RIDE campaign in Barrie

If you're hosting a party and someone leaves impaired, 'call police because it is more important to save a life than have a friend mad at you,' says OPP sergeant