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Posted Thursday, March 21, 2019

Suspect - Indecent ActYork Regional Police is seeking public assistance to identify a man who committed an indecent act in front of a coffee shop in the City of Vaughan.
On Monday, January 28, 2019, officers were called to a coffee shop located in a plaza on the northwest corner of Steeles Avenue West and Bathurst Street, for a report of an indecent act. When officers arrived, they spoke with witnesses who advised that at 7:45 a.m., the suspect was asked to leave the coffee shop. He became upset...

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Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Azary-Zarik MATANOVInvestigators with the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Sexual Assault Section, have laid sexual assault charges against a 32-year-old man.
The investigation began in April 2018, after a victim came forward and reported a sexual assault. Later that month, the accused was charged with Sexual Assault and Breach of Probation.
On January 31, 2019, a second victim came forward to report that she had been sexually assaulted. The investigation revealed that on...

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Posted Monday, March 18, 2019

Over the past week, 30 drivers were charged with impaired-related criminal driving offences and their vehicles removed from York Region roads.
On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, shortly after 2 p.m., an officer had a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation in the area of Eagle Street and Davis Drive in the Town of Newmarket. The police cruiser, with its full emergency lights on, was struck by another vehicle, which continued to drive north on Yonge Street. That vehicle was eventually...

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Posted Monday, March 18, 2019

In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, York Regional Police is reporting the names of those people who are charged with impaired-related criminal driving offences.    In addition to being charged, these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-day administrative driver's licence suspension and are prohibited from operating a motor vehicle on a roadway. York Regional Police or Crime...
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Posted Friday, March 15, 2019

 
As spring is approaching and daily temperatures begin to rise, members of the York
Regional Police Marine Unit want to remind residents of the importance of staying safe on Lake Simcoe and surrounding bodies of water as the ice conditions can change rapidly.
Each year members of the Marine Unit respond to calls of people, vehicles and pets that have fallen through the ice. Citizens are reminded to keep pets and children away from all ice surfaces during these...

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