Category Archives: Crime and Emergencies

Funeral details released for victim of Kirkfield Road collision

Friends and relatives of the victim of Monday’s (Dec. 11) fatal collision on Kirkfield Road are invited to attend a visitation and funeral service this weekend. Daryl Beckford, 26, died after a two-vehicle crash around midday on Monday. According to an obituary, visitation is planned for Friday (Dec. 15) between 2 and 4 p.m. as well as between 7 and

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Police seek public’s assistance as investigation into fatal Fenelon Falls fire continues

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Police as asking for the public’s help as they continue investigating the fire that killed John Livingstone of Fenelon Falls. Anyone with copies of videos or photographs of the Dec. 9 fire is asked to provide the material to the OPP. They can contact Detective Constable Isaac Austin of the City of Kawartha Lakes Crime Unit at (705) 324-6741. The

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First-degree murder charge laid after fatal house fire in Fenelon Falls

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Police have charged a 45-year-old Fenelon Falls man following a fatal house fire in the village over the weekend. The body of 75-year-old John Livingstone was discovered following a fire at a Oak Street home on Saturday (Dec. 9). The OPP announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) afternoon that 45-year-old Gregory Livingstone has been charged with first-degree murder and arson – disregard

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Trent Lakes man killed in crash on Kirkfield Road

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A Trent Lakes man was was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Kirkfield Road yesterday (Dec. 11). According to the OPP, Daryl Beckford, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene. Though few details on the accident have been released, it occurred around 12:30 p.m. Kirkfield Road was closed for several hours between Centennial Park Road and Brechin Road for the

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Beaverton man charged after police recover stolen items in Uxbridge

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A 27-year-old from Beaverton is one of two men that were charged after police executed a search warrant Monday (Dec. 11). Durham Regional Police say two suspects were investigated after a traffic stop in Port Perry on Sunday (Dec. 10). The suspects, according to police, were in a vehicle that had been reported stolen. On Monday, police executed a search

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Road closed after two-vehicle crash near Brechin

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Kirkfield Road, between Brechin Road and Centennial Park Road, is closed after a two-vehicle collision. Motorists are asked to avoid the area as officers from Kawartha Lakes OPP investigate the crash, south of Dalrymple. Police say the road will be closed for several hours. OPP first shared news about the collision via Twitter at 12:34 p.m., noting two vehicles were

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20 charged with drinking and driving during fourth week of Festive RIDE

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Durham Regional Police say 20 drivers were charged with drinking and driving offences during the fourth week of Festive RIDE. The fourth week of the program included RIDE checks in Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa, Port Perry, Uxbridge and Clarington. Throughout the week, police stopped 1,562 vehicles and administered 84 roadside breath tests. Police say 12 people received three-day suspensions for

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