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Drone, hovercraft used to rescue man from the ice

Drone, hovercraft used to rescue man from the ice

'The person was discovered approximately 750 metres offshore, standing on the ice and was concerned by the cracking sounds,' says official
OPP urges businesses, residents to take part in SCRAM program

OPP urges businesses, residents to take part in SCRAM program

Police looking for people to sign onto Security Camera Registry and Mapping program
Top cop reviews arrest, takes officers' actions 'very seriously'

Top cop reviews arrest, takes officers' actions 'very seriously'

'Officers utilized their training to assess the situation, attempt to de-escalate and apprehend the man under the Mental Health Act,' said SGB OPP Insp.
Guns seized, five charged after police raid Bradford home

Guns seized, five charged after police raid Bradford home

Police recover handgun, rifle while executing search warrant Monday
OPP actively patrolling snowmobile trails for enforcement campaign

OPP actively patrolling snowmobile trails for enforcement campaign

OPP officers are aiming to raise awareness regarding snowmobile safety on Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club trails
Woman charged with attempted murder after officer stabbed

Woman charged with attempted murder after officer stabbed

Police say officer was stabbed in the face while responding to a call at Barrie apartment; Officer treated and released from hospital
Police seek help identifying assault suspect in Bradford

Police seek help identifying assault suspect in Bradford

Police responded to a report of an assault at Holland Street restaurant last month
Hwy. 400 reopening as snow plows make another pass: OPP

Hwy. 400 reopening as snow plows make another pass: OPP

Around 7 p.m., police said plows were making their way north from Highway 89 to reopen southbound lanes at Mapleview Drive in Barrie
Criminals targeting new pickups, SUVs across province: OPP

Criminals targeting new pickups, SUVs across province: OPP

Current tools being used are high-tech and can circumvent the existing anti-theft technologies on vehicles in a very short amount of time, warn OPP
Hwy. 400 closed south of Barrie due to 'near-zero visibility'

Hwy. 400 closed south of Barrie due to 'near-zero visibility'

OPP say Highway 400 closed northbound at Highway 89 and southbound at Mapleview Drive