Category Archives: Crime and Emergencies

Don’t bring marijuana snacks to school, police remind students and parents

The DRPS is trying to educate parents and children after snacks containing marihuana were brought into the same elementary school in Oshawa on two occasions.

According to police, a Grade 6 student brought home-baked cookies into the Oshawa school as a treat last Monday (May 14). After consuming the cookies, four students, aged 11 and 12, reported feeling dizzy and euphoric.

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North York woman drowns in Ramara

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A North York woman drowned Sunday (May 20) after her canoe capsized in Ramara Township. According to the OPP, officers from the Orillia detachment responded to a report of an overturned canoe on Lake Couchiching around noon. Preliminary investigation reveals that two females were in a canoe that overturned approximately 100 meters from the shore. Police say that both females

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Omemee man facing child pornography charges

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A 44-year-old man from Omemee after police conducted a two-month online child pornography investigation. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, Digital Forensics and City of Kawartha Lakes Crime Unit executed a search warrant Wednesday (May 9) morning at an Omemee residence. Kevin Hopkins, 44, is charged with possession of child pornography and making available child

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Georgina stabbing suspect in custody

Two people have been charged after a reported stabbing in Georgina on Monday (April 30). According to York Regional Police, Justin Fahey, 24, turned himself in Wednesday (May 2) after a province-wide warrant was issued for his arrest.  He is charged with aggravated assault, weapons dangerous and two counts of breach of probation.  He was expected to appear before the

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Whitby man dead after collision in Uxbridge

A 60-year-old Whitby man has died after a single vehicle collision on Sunday morning (April 29) in Uxbridge. At approximately 7:21 a.m. Sunday, Durham Regional Police were called to Reid Road and Uxbridge Concession Road 8 in Uxbridge, regarding a single motor vehicle collision. A 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck being operated by a 60-year-old male was reportedly travelling east

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