Author: Terrance Gavan

OPP very serious – going into week two of distracted driving campaign

“Put your Device Down and Pay Attention to the Task At Hand” says OPP  (ORILLIA, ON)– Ask Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner Chris Lewis what causes him great concern onOntario roads andhighways these days and he will say it is the number of distracted drivers talking or texting on cell phones.  This is why from July 11-17, 2011the OPP is launching Week #2 of its four-week Phone in One Hand, Ticket in the Other Distracted Driving Campaign to ensure that those who do not comply with distracted driving legislation are dealt with to the fullest extent of the law....

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Cuppa Joe – Hey look peeps! Happy ending to a Cuppa Joe story about Pollux the traveling dog

By Cuppa Joe Simonsky – In Vancouver Hey, not often we bloggers and news hounds – heeee see what I did there? – get feedback. We are a self-centered and egocentric lot. But looka here knuckleheads. “Hi! I’m the owner of the dog! You should have take a real picture of her!!! She ‘s coming back tonight!!! Via rail!!!!!! That reply and big resounding message from the owners of Pollux the lost dog who travelled from Montreal to Kamloops. In a little over a year. She was literally returned to her owners by way of her microchip. See the...

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OPP Release! Police bust the grass growers once again! Round-up??

 (CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES ON.) – The Ontario Provincial Police, (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau- Drug Enforcement Unit are investigating an outdoor marihuana growing operation, located yesterday in the City ofKawartha Lakes.  On Wednesday July 6th, 2011, officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit assisted by the OPP City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment attended a property onWaite Road in the City ofKawartha Lakes regarding an outdoor marihuana growing operation on private property. Officers located a number of individuals within the marihuana grow who were subsequently arrested. A subsequent search revealed approximately 2500 marihuana plants with a potential street value of...

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