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Ontario police will test GPS darts that avoid high-speed chases

Orillia - Over the long weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police will be testing the GPS dart system that allows officers to avoid high-speed chases. Officers can fire a dart into a vehicle and then be able to trace its movements rather than engage in a pursuit.

Ontario police will use text messages as new way to find killer

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP} have come up with an innovative way to try and solve a murder case. They will send text messages to telephone subscribers who were in a specific area around the time the victim was last seen alive.

Ontario: Distracted driving twice as deadly as driving drunk

Orillia - According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), twice as many people will die on the province's roads as a result of distracted driving than will lose their lives because of someone driving while impaired.

Rescue of dog left in hot car captured on video

Grand Bend - When a man found a dog was left in a car on a sweltering day, he took a large rock and smashed a window. The dog seemed happy it was taken out of the car and the couple that left the dog in the car are being investigated by the SPCA.

Ontario driver killed by flying truck wheel

Vaughan - Despite a clampdown by the provincial government that began almost 20 years ago, incidents of wheels coming off trucks on busy highways are still occurring.

Dashcam video of high speed Ontario crash goes viral

Kenora - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reopening an investigation into a crash after one of the drivers posted a dashcam video of the accident on Facebook.

Canadian soldier faces numerous gun-trafficking charges

Although the 36-year-old Quebec soldier was arrested last August, the details of the operation that led to several charges being laid in Canada and the United States have just been released.

Ontario cop won't face charges after woman's finger crushed

Mississauga - Yesterday, Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) concluded an investigation of an Ontario Provincial Police officer after a woman's finger was crushed when the door to her cell was closed.

103 suspects arrested in Operation Loquace dragnet in Quebec

Montreal - A massive sweep with over 1000 police officers in British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec at the crack of dawn has resulted in the arrest of leaders of a new "consortium" who were positioned to become the new rulers of the Canadian underworld.

1000 Police officers sweep Quebec, Ontario, and BC in drug raid

Montreal - At the crack of dawn 01/11/12 a combined effort of police forces in the three provinces involving over 1000 law enforcers is expected to culminate in 100 new arrests.

OPP begins criminal investigation into Elliot Lake mall collapse

Orillia - Ten days after the roof of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake, Ontario collapsed, killing two women, a criminal probe has been launched by the Ontario Provincial Police.

Millions in coins strewn across Ontario highway after crash

Kirkland Lake - The early morning accident sent two people to hospital and scattered millions of dollars in coins across the highway and into nearby bushes.

Driver error caused fatal southwestern Ontario accident

London - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has shed more light on the tragic traffic accident which killed 11 people in southwestern Ontario on Monday.

Massive child-pornography investigation snares 60 people

Orillia - An extensive investigation involving a number of police forces has left 60 people facing over 200 child-pornography charges.

Police fine 13,000 Ontario drivers during long weekend

After five people died on Ontario roads this Thanksgiving weekend, police released stats from a province wide program aimed at improving road safety during the holidays. So far, it shows at least 13,000 drivers were ticketed with numerous offenses.

Canadian woman sues Russell Williams, wife, and the OPP

Laurie Massicotte, who was sexually assaulted by former Canadian Colonel Russell Williams, launched a $7 million lawsuit against the three parties.

Ontario cops want you to buckle up

Orillia - The Ontario Provincial Police are strengthening campaigns this month to ensure drivers in the province are wearing sea tbelts. Focusing on kids, the OPP wants everyone to wear a seat belt in the car.

Warning: rude gestures made at police will get their attention

With a bit of bravado, a young man allegedly gave an Ontario Provincial Police cruiser the middle finger as it was passing him on a highway near Kenora, Ontario.

Emails show Ontario's top cop was out to 'get' Caledonia activist

Emails written by the Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner, Julian Fantino, introduced to court yesterday, appear to demonstrate that Fantino orchestrated a campaign to "get" activist Gary McHale.

Ontario Provincial Police Warns Of Phony Cop

Someone is going around hospitals impersonating a police officer in Toronto.

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Frederick  John  Hatch  65  was found in Erin  Ontario and it was determined the senior had been mur...
Frederick "John" Hatch, 65, was found in Erin, Ontario and it was determined the senior had been murdered.
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Device attached to front of police car holding GPS darts
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Damaged SUV after wheel came truck  killing another motorist
Damaged SUV after wheel came truck, killing another motorist
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GPS dart attached to a vehicle
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