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As deaths rise, OPP urge drivers to 'drive like your life depends on it'

As deaths rise, OPP urge drivers to 'drive like your life depends on it'

There have been an increase in road fatalities as well as the leading behaviours linked to the deaths, OPP says
Police respond to Highway 17 car crash, seize $195K worth of suspected contraband cigarettes

Police respond to Highway 17 car crash, seize $195K worth of suspected contraband cigarettes

Three from Manitoba were arrested as a result of the investigation
Officers threatened with chainsaw after responding to 911 call

Officers threatened with chainsaw after responding to 911 call

42-year-old charged with assault police
Two dead after canoe capsizes near Kagawong

Two dead after canoe capsizes near Kagawong

An OPP investigation revealed that the two were fishing when their canoe capsized
Cyclist riding in the dark found to be wanted on drug charges

Cyclist riding in the dark found to be wanted on drug charges

The accused was also in possession of suspected controlled substances with an estimated value of approximately $900
Recent fatalities on the water prompt OPP to issue warning

Recent fatalities on the water prompt OPP to issue warning

Deaths underscore the importance of wearing a life jacket, especially early in the season when water temperatures are frigid and hypothermia can set in quickly
OPP in Elliot Lake celebrate police week next week

OPP in Elliot Lake celebrate police week next week

Police week is May 10 to 16, 2020
Arrest made after threat made via social media: OPP

Arrest made after threat made via social media: OPP

20-year-old charged
Domestic disturbance call results in charges of assault, forcible confinement

Domestic disturbance call results in charges of assault, forcible confinement

Police say the victim was punched in the face multiple times, and was suffocated and choked
Driver and passenger both face charges after traffic stop

Driver and passenger both face charges after traffic stop

Manitoulin OPP charged the driver with driving with a suspended license and the passenger was charged with obstruction, fail to comply with orders and drug offences