Locals aided police last Sunday evening by reporting a suspected impaired driver. York Regional Police have now charged a 27-year-old Toronto man with dangerous and impaired driving, and driving with cannabis and alcohol readily available.
York Regional Police
A peaceful day in a Vaughan, Ontario plaza turned into a dire situation Wednesday when a man entered an RBC bank branch with a gun and took 13 people hostage.
York Regional Police got the call at around 1 p.m. and arrived at the Royal Bank branch at Dufferin Street and Major Mackenzie Drive West shortly after.
A man was pronounced dead following a collision and shooting in Vaughn. Laquan Lyew died later in hospital after being shot and colliding with a pole at the intersection of Jane St. and Highway 7.
With an increasing trend in the number of drunk drivers York Regional Police are considering implementing a “name and shame” program. Those convicted of a driving under the influence could have their name shared on social media.
A Toronto man has been charged in 17 breaking and entering cases across Southern Ontario.
A collision on Highway 404 at Stouffville Road has killed three people and sent one person to hospital.
Technological innovation is helping some families in the GTA keep track of where their loved ones with Alzheimer’s are, from a GPS wristband in York Region called Project Lifesaver, to a special colour-coded MedicAlert bracelet. They are also using smartphones that incorporate geofencing, which is a software that administers and alerts the families of the individual when the tracked person leaves his or her arranged boundaries.
More cases of wandering Alzheimer’s patients are appearing in the news. And experts are predicting the number of people in Ontario with Alzheimer’s to rise dramatically soon. Now a police department in the GTA is offering a new program to keep these at risk people safer. Observer TV News’ Jennifer Lee reports.
Community safety organizations in Toronto are kicking-off a four-day awareness campaign on lethal driving. Operation Shield, a group of four community safety organizations including the Toronto Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police Toronto and Aurora Detachments,…
On Oct. 1, the York Regional Police plan to implement a new radio system, that in turn, will stop the media and other citizens from being able to access public police scanners. The old analog…