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Second suspect charged in carjacking involving Barrie senior

Second suspect charged in carjacking involving Barrie senior

Hamilton man arrested Friday in Peel Region; held in custody pending bail hearing
Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

'All I know is I saw a bunch of police cars, so I didn't really know what was going on. The teachers were chill, which kept everyone from feeling scared,' says OSS student
Family of 'kind-hearted' man welcomes inquest into custody death

Family of 'kind-hearted' man welcomes inquest into custody death

'He cared for me as if I was his own, raising me from the time I was three months old,' teen says of Olando Brown, who died while in Barrie police custody in June 2018
Brick through window wakes up Barrie homeowner

Brick through window wakes up Barrie homeowner

City police investigating Feb. 15 incident at home in the area of Codrington and Nelson streets
SIU clears OPP after man struck with cruiser door, causing concussion

SIU clears OPP after man struck with cruiser door, causing concussion

Man claimed incident involving Nottawasaga OPP officers aggravated previous injuries
South Simcoe police say most chases called off for public safety

South Simcoe police say most chases called off for public safety

Of the 15 pursuits reported in 2023, 12 were aborted; 'we prefer our officers not engage in pursuits,' says deputy chief
Police get funding to crack down on bail violations

Police get funding to crack down on bail violations

Province providing $24M over three years to Central Region OPP, Rama Police Service and OPP Highway Safety Division
Severn Bridge residents charged in GIC fraud investigation

Severn Bridge residents charged in GIC fraud investigation

Huntsville couple invested $680K into what they thought to be legitimate financial institution, police say
Landlord charged after shutting off Barrie tenant's utilities

Landlord charged after shutting off Barrie tenant's utilities

East Gwillimbury woman arrested after allegedly refusing police order to turn utilities back on
Two Severn teens charged in Coldwater BB gun shooting

Two Severn teens charged in Coldwater BB gun shooting

Charges laid in relation to incidents that included shots fired at school bus, police say