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New drone to aid in Durham Regional Police collision investigations

Investigating collisions will now be easier for Durham Regional Police as they add an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to their inventory of equipment. The UAV, commonly referred to as a drone, will be used by the Traffic Services Unit to help officers investigating collisions in Durham. Using software and on-board cameras, the drone can take images of a scene and generate

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Sunderland’s Country Lane Belgians named finalist in Six-Horse Hitch Classic Series

In just a few days, an award-winning Belgian gelding hitch from Sunderland will travel to Oklahoma City as finalists in the North American Six-Horse Hitch Classic Series. Country Lane Belgians was announced as a finalist for the competition on Sept. 5, just eight days after the death of Ted English, the man behind the hitch. On Saturday (Sept. 9), the Sunderland

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Vandalism and mischief an issue at area snowmobile trails over the summer

Months before the season even begins, the volunteer members of the Heart of Ontario Snowmobile Club will have to spend hours making repairs to area trails following senseless damage this summer. The Cannington-based club posted photos of the damage to its Facebook page on Wednesday. “This is an ongoing issue that needs to stop. Please respect the trails,” the post

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UPDATE – Drug investigation in Beaverton leads to five arrests


Five people are facing drug charges following a police search of a Simcoe Street East home Tuesday (Sept. 5). According to the Durham Regional Police, more than $8,000 worth of drugs – including marijuana, methadone, crack, cocaine and crystal meth – and three replica firearms were seized after officers executed a search warrant. An area resident reportedly saw six or

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