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Posted Thursday, January 23, 2020

Investigators with the #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are seeking witnesses following a suspicious fire that occurred inside of an elementary school in the City of Vaughan.
On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 11:45 a.m., York Regional Police were called to Fossil Hill Public School, located at 2 Firenza Road for a report of a fire. When officers arrived they were directed to a locker located on the second floor of the school that was on fire. It was later determined...

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Posted Wednesday, January 22, 2020

drug seizure  
Investigators with the York Regional Police Intelligence Bureau have seized more than $500,000 worth of drugs and charged six people, including two pharmacists, in connection with opioid trafficking.
In late 2019, officers began an investigation into a group of suspects believed to be trafficking opiate pills. In December 2019, officers executed an initial search warrant in the City of Toronto and made several arrests. The investigation continued and led officers...

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Posted Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking assistance to identify two suspects following a robbery at a mobile phone store in the City of Richmond Hill.  
On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, shortly before 8 p.m., York Regional Police were called to a mobile phone store in the area of Yonge Street and Elgin Mills Road East for a report of a robbery. When officers arrived, they located a store employee who was not physically injured.
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Posted Wednesday, January 22, 2020

York Regional Police is once again thanking members of our community who are helping us keep our roads safe after multiple charges, including firearms offences, were laid against a 54-year-old man following a call to 9-1-1 from a concerned citizen who reported a suspected impaired driver.
On Saturday, January 11, 2020, shortly after 1:30 a.m., officers responded to a report of a suspected impaired driver in the parking lot of a coffee shop located at 9151 Keele Street, which...

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Posted Tuesday, January 21, 2020

GALInvestigators with the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Internet Child Exploitation Section, have laid sexual exploitation charges against a 32-year-old man in an ongoing investigation in the City of Vaughan.
The investigation began in August 2016, when a female youth victim came forward to report incidents of Sexual Exploitation. The youth advised that she was groomed into a relationship with the accused who was a youth leader at a mosque. After the passage...

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