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OPP steamed: Pile of decaying lobster found off northern highway

OPP steamed: Pile of decaying lobster found off northern highway

'This will cause additional safety hazards when it attracts wildlife (various) to come out of the forest and make their way onto the travelled roadways,' says OPP
Crashes involving transport trucks make up 20% of fatal incidents: OPP

Crashes involving transport trucks make up 20% of fatal incidents: OPP

Non-commercial vehicle drivers at fault in 86 per cent of collisions, say police
Thousands of charges laid leading up to Canada Day long weekend

Thousands of charges laid leading up to Canada Day long weekend

Majority of charges were for speeding; one person died in boating incident on long weekend
SUV leaves scene after crash injures scooter driver in Barrie: police (update)

SUV leaves scene after crash injures scooter driver in Barrie: police (update)

Two SUVs, motorized scooter collided around noon near Caroline and Innisfil streets
VIDEO: Six dump trucks set on fire at industrial yard

VIDEO: Six dump trucks set on fire at industrial yard

Suspect shown on surveillance video pouring flammable liquid around vehicles before setting them ablaze
Arrest made after brothers duke it out over food in Bradford

Arrest made after brothers duke it out over food in Bradford

Police say fight started Wednesday after man ate brother's food
Foul play not suspected in man's death near Hwy. 400 in Barrie: OPP

Foul play not suspected in man's death near Hwy. 400 in Barrie: OPP

Elliot Lake man, 41, pronounced dead at the scene after he was found without vital signs in 'grassy area,' according to police
Return customer: Police trying to ID brazen power-tool shoplifter

Return customer: Police trying to ID brazen power-tool shoplifter

Thefts occurred between March and May, according to Barrie police
Barrie police searching for vehicles in south-end break-and-enter

Barrie police searching for vehicles in south-end break-and-enter

On June 18, two suspect vehicles with possibly six occupants were involved in break-in at Welham Road business, according to police
One person killed in 'serious' Elmvale-area crash: OPP (update)

One person killed in 'serious' Elmvale-area crash: OPP (update)

SIU invoked its mandate in the fatal crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon and shut down roads for several hours