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Posted Monday, May 16, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a serious collision in the City of Vaughan.
On Saturday, May 14, 2021, at approximately 5 p.m., officers attended the intersection of Jane Street and Brandon Gate Drive for reports that an adult on a bicycle had been struck by a vehicle.
The 29-year-old male was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the 2021 grey Dodge Ram pick-up...

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Posted Monday, May 16, 2022

As part of Police Week 2022, investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up and Auto/Cargo Theft Unit are sharing crime prevention tips following significant increases in vehicle thefts and carjacking incidents across York Region. 
Join Hold-Up Unit investigators on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 11 a.m. for an Ask Me Anything on Instagram (@officialyrp). Our members will educate the public on this emerging crime trend, share prevention tips and answer questions from...

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Posted Friday, May 13, 2022

 
 
Two men have been sentenced to jail time after they were found guilty in connection with a 2018 homicide in the City of Richmond Hill.  
On March 17, 2022, Justice Laura Bird found Brandon HUDSON of Richmond Hill and Arjuna PARAMSOTHY , of Newmarket guilty of First Degree Murder, two counts of Forcible Confinement and two counts of Robbery with a Firearm.  In addition, Brandon Hudson was convicted of Disguise with Intent.
On Tuesday,...

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Posted Friday, May 13, 2022

 
 
 
York Regional Police seized two loaded handguns overnight following traffic stops in the Cities of Markham and Richmond Hill.
On Friday, May 13, 2022, at approximately 1:40 a.m., officers pulled over a vehicle as part of a RIDE spot check in the area of Highway 404 and Highway 407 in Markham. The officer determined that the driver had been smoking cannabis and formed grounds for a search. During the search, officers located cannabis and...

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Posted Friday, May 13, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking three male suspects and any witnesses following a robbery at a pharmacy in the City of Vaughan. 
On Thursday, May 12, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., York Regional Police responded to a pharmacy, located on Weston Road near Astona Boulevard, for a report of a robbery.
Officers learned that three male suspects entered the store, with one suspect armed with a knife, and ordered the employees to the...

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