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3 men, 1 woman face 165 charges in Toronto guns and drugs bust

Toronto police have charged three men and a woman with 165 criminal offences linked to a guns and gangs investigation.

The probe, which police said began in late 2016, was centered on gun trafficking in the Toronto area but eventually led officers to the discovery of a large quantity of drugs as well. 219 more words

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Freezing rain leads to vehicle collisions, pedestrian injuries across GTA

Vehicle collisions and pedestrian injuries have been reported across the Greater Toronto Area as a result of the freezing rain Tuesday morning.

Toronto police issued a public safety alert after receiving an increase in vehicle collision calls throughout the city. 354 more words

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Toronto marijuana dispensary robbed, employee pistol-whipped: police

TORONTO – Police say they’re looking for three suspects after a Toronto marijuana dispensary was robbed and one of the employees beaten.

Investigators say masked men, one armed with a handgun, entered The Green Leaf marijuana dispensary near Woodbine and Danforth avenues on Saturday evening and ordered the three store employees to the ground. 58 more words

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Man with gunshot wound crashes vehicle with 3-year-old child in backseat

Toronto police are investigating a single-vehicle collision in which a male driver was found with a gunshot wound as a 3-year-old child was in the backseat Sunday evening. 100 more words

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Man, woman sought in connection with alleged synagogue theft

Toronto Police are looking for a man and woman in connection with an alleged theft at a synagogue at Bathurst Street and Warwick Avenue.

Police said on Dec. 184 more words

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Toronto police investigating after teen shot in Moss Park

Toronto police are investigating after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the neck in the city’s Moss Park neighbourhood early Friday morning.

Police say the shooting happened inside a bar located at 222 Queen Street East near Sherbourne Street just after midnight. 49 more words

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Toronto firefighter accused of staging false alarms to lure colleagues away so he could rob their firehouse

TORONTO — Police have laid six charges against a Toronto firefighter they allege lured people out of fire stations so he could rob them.

Toronto police said there were three such incidents they now attribute to 35-year-old Joshua Pittarelli-Bucks, who has worked as a Toronto firefighter since 2006. 272 more words

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