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South Simcoe police marking Crime Prevention Week

South Simcoe police marking Crime Prevention Week

Campaign will include focus on internet safety, fraud prevention
Midland man charged with attempted murder; second suspect sought

Midland man charged with attempted murder; second suspect sought

If you see Tyler Robert McCue, pictured, do not approach as he is considered dangerous, OPP warn
Man wanted for assaulting officer during attempted retail store theft

Man wanted for assaulting officer during attempted retail store theft

The woman pictured is a person of interest in this case
Police on the hunt for driver following fatal hit-and-run this morning

Police on the hunt for driver following fatal hit-and-run this morning

A 33-year-old Barrie man died in hospital after being struck early this morning at Wellington and Toronto streets
Five men charged with breaking into eight residences

Five men charged with breaking into eight residences

A number of watches, jewelry and collectible items were seized, along with evidence linking the accused to the break and enters
Do you recognize this person?

Do you recognize this person?

Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft of a bicycle at a Bayfield Street grocery store on Sept. 5
Police offer tips for a safe Halloween

Police offer tips for a safe Halloween

Ensure your vehicle's lights are on and working properly and keep a watchful eye for little ghosts and goblins!
OPP officer charged following collision with cyclist

OPP officer charged following collision with cyclist

Northbound OPP vehicle was turning into commercial parking lot when incident occurred in Bracebridge, police say
Lacrosse trainer's assault case heading to trial

Lacrosse trainer's assault case heading to trial

Dwayne Palomaki, accused of assaulting referee during tournament in Orillia, will go to trial in September 2020
'Sticker shock' over proposed $1.25M hike in South Simcoe police budget

'Sticker shock' over proposed $1.25M hike in South Simcoe police budget

Need for new officers to address traffic safety, increasing crime statistics