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$63K in magic mushrooms seized from area store

$63K in magic mushrooms seized from area store

'York Regional Police guns, gangs and drug enforcement unit investigators have made a significant impact in the fight against illegal magic mushroom stores operating within our community,' police say
OPP reports 370 motorcyclist deaths in past decade

OPP reports 370 motorcyclist deaths in past decade

Thirty per cent of fatal crashes happened at intersections, police say
Trial dates confirmed for 1994 Janeiro murder case

Trial dates confirmed for 1994 Janeiro murder case

Court appearance today in Barrie set aside several weeks for pre-trial motions set May, June and July, with trial to begin Sept. 3
OPP conducting mandatory alcohol screening in all GTA traffic stops

OPP conducting mandatory alcohol screening in all GTA traffic stops

Move comes as police try to crack down on impaired driving
Police looking for suspects after fake U.S. money used in Bradford

Police looking for suspects after fake U.S. money used in Bradford

Police say two men used counterfeit currency at retailer on Saturday
Barrie police caution public after arrests near downtown

Barrie police caution public after arrests near downtown

Residents in the area of Dunlop, Henry and Boys streets asked to check their property for any unknown substances or weapons
Man charged in connection to Tuesday's heavy police presence in Alliston

Man charged in connection to Tuesday's heavy police presence in Alliston

Officers dispatched to a Victoria Street residence after an individual reportedly left the home with a knife in-hand
OPP investigating report of 'male ... armed with a knife' in Alliston (update)

OPP investigating report of 'male ... armed with a knife' in Alliston (update)

'Residents are requested to remain indoors and to avoid the area,' detachment says in public advisory; incident occurred in downtown area Tuesday night
Body of missing 32-year-old recovered from Lake St. George: OPP

Body of missing 32-year-old recovered from Lake St. George: OPP

On Friday, emergency crews responded to reports of a missing person last seen in the water; few details being released by police
Teens with water guns, playing 'Senior Assassin' spark OPP response

Teens with water guns, playing 'Senior Assassin' spark OPP response

'Senior Assassin is popular among high school students,' police say