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Barrie man charged in $2M drug bust dubbed Project Vegas

Barrie man charged in $2M drug bust dubbed Project Vegas

Two Bradford women also among those charged; seizure included 89.6 kilograms of opium and 13 kilograms of methamphetamine
Teen charged after stolen car crashes in south-Barrie neighbourhood

Teen charged after stolen car crashes in south-Barrie neighbourhood

The 16-year-old accused will face judge May 7 after police say they crashed stolen car into parked SUV on Country Lane
'The school did a good job,' says parent after fire at St. Joe's

'The school did a good job,' says parent after fire at St. Joe's

'There is significant clean-up required in areas immediately adjacent to the washroom' where the fire occurred, says board spokesperson
New Tecumseth man charged in armed robbery at gas station

New Tecumseth man charged in armed robbery at gas station

Incident happened Tuesday night in Alliston
Alliston man charged after destructive rampage in Barrie’s south end

Alliston man charged after destructive rampage in Barrie’s south end

Man left trail of damage, which began with garbage cans and ended with smashed windows at a business park, resulting in numerous criminal charges
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
Burning issue: Fires at homeless camp worrisome for nearby business

Burning issue: Fires at homeless camp worrisome for nearby business

'This is a huge safety concern to our staff's well-being as well as the businesses in (the) surrounding area,' says company official
St. Joseph's closed for the week after 'selfish, dangerous act'

St. Joseph's closed for the week after 'selfish, dangerous act'

'This act of vandalism is very disappointing and has caused a significant disturbance to our entire school community,' principal says of Wednesday morning's fire
Man stole from police station after playing chicken with cars: OPP

Man stole from police station after playing chicken with cars: OPP

OPP say 'well-rested individual' stole items while leaving Midland-area detachment after sobering up
Trespasser arrested after being found asleep in building stairwell

Trespasser arrested after being found asleep in building stairwell

Barrie police called to Wellington Street apartment building this morning; police say he entered the building as tenant was leaving