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Former OPP sergeant appointed to South Simcoe police board

Former OPP sergeant appointed to South Simcoe police board

'We brought the service into the 21st century,' especially in terms of communications, says board chair. “When I came on, it was like two tin cans and a string.'
Elderly Barrie man falls victim to distraction theft

Elderly Barrie man falls victim to distraction theft

Incident took place in a parking lot on Holland Street West, Bradford
City man charged with impaired after citizen reports erratic driving in Bradford

City man charged with impaired after citizen reports erratic driving in Bradford

His licence was suspended for 90 days
Car, tractor-trailer collide on Highway 11 near Orillia

Car, tractor-trailer collide on Highway 11 near Orillia

Driver of car taken to Soldiers' Memorial with minor injuries; right lane and shoulder re-opened around 1:20 p.m.
Kids playing road hockey help police nab impaired driver

Kids playing road hockey help police nab impaired driver

Police say man got out of his car and took a few shots on net on Spencer Avenue; suspect arrested near Big Bay Point and Leggott
Woman's wallet stolen at Bayfield St. Walmart

Woman's wallet stolen at Bayfield St. Walmart

Police say three thieves worked together in quick-fingered scheme
Police release photos of person wanted for stealing donation box in Bradford

Police release photos of person wanted for stealing donation box in Bradford

Ask for public help to identify man who allegedly took a donation box from Bradford restaurant in March
Clearview man arrested in connection to Markham kidnapping

Clearview man arrested in connection to Markham kidnapping

A Canada-wide arrest warrant remains in effect for Muzamil Addow
Eight people charged following probe into cocaine, heroin trafficking

Eight people charged following probe into cocaine, heroin trafficking

'When we saw the magnitude of what we were dealing with, it was important to reach out to our counterparts in law enforcement to formulate a plan,' says police official
'Young female' identified as victim in deadly GO train collision in Innisfil

'Young female' identified as victim in deadly GO train collision in Innisfil

Simcoe County District School Board spokesperson says a letter was sent home to Nantyr Shores families on Wednesday