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Posted Friday, February 15, 2019

 
Investigators with the York Regional Police Financial Crimes Unit arrested two suspects who were wanted on Canada-wide warrants following several frauds totalling more than $300,000.
In January 2018, York Regional Police began an investigation after receiving a report from a victim who advised that she had used the company Mabini Express to transfer funds to family in the Philippines. Several days later the victim learned that her family had not received the money....

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Posted Friday, February 15, 2019

Suspect - Markham ShootingInvestigators are seeking information to help identify suspects sought following a targeted shots fired incident in the City of Markham.
On Thursday, January 31, 2019, shortly after 7 a.m., a vehicle with at least three men pulled up in front of a residence on Macklin Street, which is in the area of McCowan Road and Highglen Avenue. One of the men exited the vehicle and began shooting at the residence. A second suspect fired shots from inside the car before driving away. No...

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Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Godfrey DILLMANYork Regional Police is seeking public assistance to locate a 19-year-old man who is wanted for two street-level robberies in the Town of Aurora and Newmarket.
On Saturday, January 19, 2019, officers investigated a street-level robbery that had occurred at a restaurant located in the area of Yonge Street and Allaura Boulevard in the Town of Aurora. Investigators determined four youths were sitting in the restaurant eating when they were approached by a suspect who assaulted...

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Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2019

York Regional Police is reminding citizens they can prevent warm-up thefts by never leaving their vehicle running unattended. This after three vehicles were stolen in Vaughan during a two-hour period on Sunday.
On Sunday, February 10, 2019, between the hours of 5:40 a.m., and 7:40 a.m., three vehicles were stolen from driveways all within a neighbourhood located north of Highway 7 and east of Highway 27. In each case, the driver went out, started the vehicle, to warm it up,...

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Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 
Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a fatal collision in the City of Markham.
On Monday, February 11, 2019, at approximately 5:35 p.m., officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Ninth Line just north of Steeles Avenue.  Officers believe that a blue Ford Fusion collided into a cement pillar, then caught on fire.
The driver was deceased at the scene. His identity has...

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