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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
Business owners accused of defrauding 36 victims of more than $300,000

Business owners accused of defrauding 36 victims of more than $300,000

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Mabini Express owners
SIU clears York police in incident related to firearm offence arrest

SIU clears York police in incident related to firearm offence arrest

No serious injury occurred in the arrest of a man who was apprehended as he climbed out of a basement window of a Newmarket home last October, the SIU has ruled
Beginning today, York police to name, shame alleged impaired drivers

Beginning today, York police to name, shame alleged impaired drivers

York Regional Police Chief Eric Jolliffe said names are being released to further make impaired driving socially unacceptable
11 drivers charged with impaired over weekend

11 drivers charged with impaired over weekend

York Regional Police also report 12 drivers charged with driving under the influence of cannabis since it was legalized Oct. 17, 2018
OPP ramps up Lock it or Lose it campaign during holiday season

OPP ramps up Lock it or Lose it campaign during holiday season

Police provide tips on keeping vehicles and their contents safe
South Simcoe police naming drivers charged with impaired

South Simcoe police naming drivers charged with impaired

With impaired driving charges continuing to rise, South Simcoe Police say they are taking a tougher stand during this year's Festive RIDE program
Suspect sought after Richmond Hill pharmacy robbed twice

Suspect sought after Richmond Hill pharmacy robbed twice

He was captured on video
York police nab suspected drunk driver, keep the peace at Drake event

York police nab suspected drunk driver, keep the peace at Drake event

The York Regional Police Twitter team took followers of its social media account on a 'tweet-along' last night with a staff sergeant from its Real Time Operations Centre