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OPP stepping up enforcement of new COVID-19 gathering limits

OPP stepping up enforcement of new COVID-19 gathering limits

Police remind the public that individuals who break the rules may be ticketed or charged
Police say couple used empty baby carriage to steal groceries

Police say couple used empty baby carriage to steal groceries

Incidents happened within a week of each other at Centra Food Market on Bayfield Street
OPP officer arrested on firearms charges

OPP officer arrested on firearms charges

Accused is a member of the Central Region emergency response team; Police say incidents isolated to on-duty training exercises and did not involve the public
Police see 'alarming' rise in landlord-tenant disputes during pandemic

Police see 'alarming' rise in landlord-tenant disputes during pandemic

'You can see how COVID-19 has spread its tentacles to so many areas,' says South Simcoe deputy chief
Still no charges following fatal pedestrian collision outside Barrie

Still no charges following fatal pedestrian collision outside Barrie

'They're looking certainly at persons of interest ... but they haven't made an arrest yet,' says OPP sergeant
Missing Cochrane man may be in Barrie: OPP <b>(3 photos)</b>

Missing Cochrane man may be in Barrie: OPP (3 photos)

Ryan Beaudoin was last seen the evening of August 4
Bradford man faces impaired charges in fatal ATV crash investigation

Bradford man faces impaired charges in fatal ATV crash investigation

22-year-old also stands charged with operation causing death, obstruct peace officer, and accident resulting in death
Mother charged with manslaughter of infant child in Wasaga Beach

Mother charged with manslaughter of infant child in Wasaga Beach

The child died in April 2020
Police release names in Penetanguishene attempted murder investigation

Police release names in Penetanguishene attempted murder investigation

Three face attempt to commit murder forcible confinement, and aggravated assault charges
Oro-Medonte teen charged with manslaughter in Orillia man's death

Oro-Medonte teen charged with manslaughter in Orillia man's death

The incident took place at a housing complex on Fittons Road in 2019; The incident is 'drug-related,' OPP say