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'Deadly combination of drugs' seized after man flees RIDE stop

'Deadly combination of drugs' seized after man flees RIDE stop

South Simcoe police are warning the community of the danger of purple heroin street drug
OPP joint investigation takes down illegal gun ring in GTA

OPP joint investigation takes down illegal gun ring in GTA

A machine gun, assault rifle, handguns, grenades, stun gun, heroin, fentanyl were among the weapons and drugs seized in an eight-month probe targeting an organized crime group manufacturing illegal guns for mass distribution across the province
Newmarket man faces a dozen charges in crash that killed 5-year-old girl

Newmarket man faces a dozen charges in crash that killed 5-year-old girl

A 23-year-old man faces impaired-related criminal charges following a four-month investigation into a fatal, four-vehicle crash in King last August
Police seek assistance identifying suspects in Richmond Hill robbery

Police seek assistance identifying suspects in Richmond Hill robbery

An employee was taken to the hospital after two male suspects allegedly robbed a Tower Hill convenience store
Police investigating after menorah covered with garbage bag

Police investigating after menorah covered with garbage bag

“Disappointed is not the word. It’s much more than that,” says a rabbi after the illuminated menorah installed for Hanukkah outside the courthouse was tampered with over the last week
SIU clears cops of criminal wrongdoing in relation to arrest of machete-wielding man

SIU clears cops of criminal wrongdoing in relation to arrest of machete-wielding man

40-year-old man sustained serious injury during arrest
43 impaired-related charges laid in the last week

43 impaired-related charges laid in the last week

25 people charged from December 3 to December 10
OPP reminds snowmobilers trails are not yet open

OPP reminds snowmobilers trails are not yet open

Sledding on closed trails may cause damage to property or cause landowners to revoke consent, closing trails for everyone
York police Pride cruiser now on patrol every day

York police Pride cruiser now on patrol every day

No longer reserved for special events only, the police cruiser with its bright rainbow decal is now fully equipped to join the permanent fleet
Newmarket man among 5 York residents charged in OPP child exploitation probe

Newmarket man among 5 York residents charged in OPP child exploitation probe

More than 122 persons, including 11 youth, have been charged and 55 victims identified in just one month by investigators on the Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet