Crime

Man flees on bike, ditches trailer filled with $140K in dried cannabis: Strathroy-Caradoc police – London

Authorities in Strathroy-Caradoc are investigating after more than $140,000 worth of dried cannabis was found inside of a small utility trailer they say had been ditched by a fleeing suspect. Details remain limited, but police said the incident happened around midnight in the area of… Read More »Man flees on bike, ditches trailer filled with $140K in dried cannabis: Strathroy-Caradoc police – London

Police seize over 9,200 cannabis plants after busting grow-op at Tiny Township farm – Barrie

Southern Georgian Bay OPP seized thousands of cannabis plants, clones and 80 pounds of cannabis bud after busting a grow operation at a Tiny Township, Ont., farm on Tuesday. Police said they attended the Concession Road 6 East farm at about 11:15 a.m. Monday to… Read More »Police seize over 9,200 cannabis plants after busting grow-op at Tiny Township farm – Barrie

Man charged after crashing into Huntsville, Ont., Tim Hortons drive-thru sign, hydro pole – Barrie

A 29-year-old man has been charged after he crashed into a Tim Hortons drive-thru sign and hydro pole on Friday evening, OPP say. According to police, a car travelling at a high rate of speed crashed in the Tim Hortons parking lot at the corner… Read More »Man charged after crashing into Huntsville, Ont., Tim Hortons drive-thru sign, hydro pole – Barrie

Toronto man who twice fled from Peterborough police arrested by high-risk unit in parking lot – Peterborough

An arrest has been made in connection with police pursuits in Peterborough in late March and last week. According to the Peterborough Police Service, the accused is currently bound by a release order not to occupy the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle. Read more:… Read More »Toronto man who twice fled from Peterborough police arrested by high-risk unit in parking lot – Peterborough

‘Project Renewal’ confiscates $7M worth of cannabis plants in Belleville, Ont.

A joint-forces investigation into illegal drug sales in Eastern Ontario has turned up thousands of cannabis plants, this time in Belleville, police say. On Sunday, officers involved in “Project Renewal,” including Belleville police and OPP’s organized crime enforcement bureau, east region officers and the joint… Read More »‘Project Renewal’ confiscates $7M worth of cannabis plants in Belleville, Ont.

Calgary officer justified in fatally shooting man who tried to rob him at knifepoint in 2018: ASIRT – Calgary

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team has ruled that a Calgary Police Service officer used reasonable force when he shot and killed a man during an attempted armed robbery in Bridgeland-Riverside three years ago, according to a news release issued Wednesday. Read more: Man shot… Read More »Calgary officer justified in fatally shooting man who tried to rob him at knifepoint in 2018: ASIRT – Calgary

Blake Schreiner defence argues NCR, Crown says Tammy Brown’s death was ‘tragic domestic homicide’ – Saskatoon

A Saskatoon judge will need to weigh two different explanations of Blake Schreiner’s killing of Tammy Brown: either he was incapable of knowing it was wrong, or he killed her over a looming breakup and child custody dispute. Justice Ron Mills heard closing arguments at… Read More »Blake Schreiner defence argues NCR, Crown says Tammy Brown’s death was ‘tragic domestic homicide’ – Saskatoon

2 arrested after drugs, weapon found during Hwy. 7 traffic stop east of Peterborough: OPP – Peterborough

Two people face charges after a highway traffic stop resulted in the seizure of drugs and a weapon in Peterborough County on Tuesday evening. According to Peterborough County OPP, around 7 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle for speeding on Hwy. 7 in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township,… Read More »2 arrested after drugs, weapon found during Hwy. 7 traffic stop east of Peterborough: OPP – Peterborough