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OPP issue warning about the dangers of drug mix known as 'purple heroin'

SIMCOE, Ont. — Provincial police in southwestern Ontario are warning the public about a drug known as “purple heroin.”

OPP Const. Ed Sanchuk says drugs thought to be the deadly opioid fentanyl and cocaine were seized in Simcoe in January and sent to Health Canada for testing. 226 more words

Canada

Man, 47, charged after commercial B&E in Pembroke

Ontario Provincial Police have charged a man after a commercial break and enter in April at Cassidy’s Transfer and Storage in Pembroke.

On April 12, police said they obtained a search warrant for a residence on Pembroke Street West, where they seized drugs and stolen property from an alleged break and enter at Cassidy’s. 90 more words

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Brockville motorcyclist, 16, clocked at nearly 200 km/h on Hwy. 401: OPP

OPP officers in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township say they stopped a motorcycle on Highway 401 driving 92 km/h over the speed limit on Monday afternoon. The driver accelerated to that speed between the North Augusta and Stewart Boulevard exits in Brockville, according to OPP Const. 289 more words

Crime

Drug bust leads to drug, weapon charges for 2 London men

Two men face drug and weapon-related charges after London police raided a home and found nearly $6,000 worth of marijuana.

London’s guns and drugs section searched a home on Philip Street on Monday in the east end and seized 591 grams of marijuana bud, a digital weigh scale and a .22 calibre firearm. 81 more words

Crime

OPP identify body found in Grand River as 3-year-old Kaden Young

Ontario Provincial Police say a post-mortem examination confirms the human remains found in the Grand River in Belwood on Saturday are that of three-year-old Kaden Young… 196 more words

News

London Knights goalie charged with stunt driving

A member of last season’s London Knights has been charged after police radar clocked a car doing more than 180 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on Highway 401 near Chatham. 281 more words

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Barricaded person incident in Huron County ends peacefully

Members of the Huron OPP were on scene at a house in Vanastra early Tuesday morning dealing a person who was barricaded in a house. 96 more words

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