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‘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.

‘Shots fired, I need assistance now!’ SIU report details chaotic shooting that left OPP officer and 60-year-old man dead on Manitoulin Island

Ontario’s police watchdog has detailed the harrowing moments before the on-duty death of OPP Const. Marc Hovingh on Manitoulin Island, a November 2020 shootout that also killed the 60-year-old man who fired on the officer. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) was called in to investigate… Read More »‘Shots fired, I need assistance now!’ SIU report details chaotic shooting that left OPP officer and 60-year-old man dead on Manitoulin Island

SIU clears slain officer in fatal Manitoulin Island shooting; report reveals lead-up events

Warning: This story contains details that some may find disturbing Ontario’s police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, said there’s “no reasonable grounds” to lay charges in connection with an incident that occurred on Manitoulin Island in November and left an OPP officer and a 60-year-old… Read More »SIU clears slain officer in fatal Manitoulin Island shooting; report reveals lead-up events

$1.8 million in drugs seized in London related to Southern Ontario OPP investigation

Another person has been charged in connection to the eight-month-long southern Ontario investigation into several criminal networks in addition to seizing $1.8-million in illegal cannabis and related products. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a search warrant on March 12 in London in connection with the… Read More »$1.8 million in drugs seized in London related to Southern Ontario OPP investigation

10 face charges tied to illegal drug and gun investigation in London, Hamilton, Brantford and Barrie

Ten people are facing multiple charges in connection with an eight-month-long southern Ontario investigation tied to four criminal networks trafficking cocaine, firearms, explosives and cannabis, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The probe dubbed Project Weaver led to 268 offences in raids executed on… Read More »10 face charges tied to illegal drug and gun investigation in London, Hamilton, Brantford and Barrie

Police alerted to vehicle stolen by youth by vehicle security program: Leeds OPP – Kingston

Three Kingston youth and an 18-year-old from Prescott are facing charges after Leeds OPP say they stole a vehicle. According to police, a vehicle was stolen from Kingston around 9 p.m. Tuesday night. OPP were alerted of the vehicle’s location by OnStar, a program that… Read More »Police alerted to vehicle stolen by youth by vehicle security program: Leeds OPP – Kingston

Mississauga man charged with illegal use of emergency red and blue lights in Caledon, OPP say – Toronto

Ontario Provincial Police say a vehicle using emergency red and blue lighting roared by a patrolling cruiser on Highway 410 Saturday night. The officer pulled the vehicle over and, after investigating, seized two emergency light bars. A 20-year-old from Mississauga is now charged with use… Read More »Mississauga man charged with illegal use of emergency red and blue lights in Caledon, OPP say – Toronto