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Marmora Lifeguard Given OPP Award Saving Person Who Had Fallen Out of Capsized Boat

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Marmora lifeguard is one of a number of police and civilians to receive awards for bravery and lifesaving. Members of the OPP and the public gathered at the North Grenville Municpal Centre in Kemptville on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for the East Region Awards Ceremony. It was to recognize and honor those who have dedicated…

OPP Looking For Information On Vehicle Stolen In Norland This Morning

KAWARTHA LAKES-City of Kawartha Lakes OPP is looking for a stolen green Dodge Ram pickup with a fresh scrape on the driver’s side with the Licence plate BK78746. Police say the vehicle was stolen early this morning from Norland and was last seen in Carnarvon headed northbound. The suspect is described as a white male, wearing…

Peterborough Police Investigate Fatal Daytime Shooting

PETERBOROUGH-The Peterborough Police Service is investigating after one person was shot and killed on Park Street on Saturday afternoon. At the time police said it was not considered an active shooter situation.  One person was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre and succumbed to their injuries. Sgt. Jeff Chartier says there will be an increased…

Gardens Of The Fenelon Falls Horticultural Society

This is part of our partnership with Maryboro Lodge The Fenelon Falls Museum KAWARTHA LAKES- The Fenelon Falls Horticultural Society really does make the world a more beautiful place. They maintain gardens throughout the village that are much appreciated by their community. A Boxwood hedge Each year their Victory Garden produces hundreds of pounds of fresh produce for…

OPP Holding Two Scenes After Three People Stabbed In Omemee

KAWARTHA LAKES-The OPP is investigating after three people were stabbed in Omemee. Witnesses told Kawartha 411 it happened around 10:30 pm on Saturday night at the Kawartha Lakes Haliburton Housing Corporation building on James Street North.  One resident named Jim said he was stabbed multiple times after a knock on his door. “I was watching…

Bancrof OPP Investigating Fatal ATV Crash

KAWARTHA LAKES-Bancroft OPP are investigating a fatal all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) collision. On July 3, 2022, shortly after 2:30 p.m. the Bancroft OPP received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Ramsbottom Road in Carlow – Mayo Township. Police and paramedics responded and located an adult driver who had sustained serious injuries. Police say the driver was…

More Than 2500 Traffic Related Charges Laid By Central Region OPP Over The Last Week

KAWARTHA LAKES-2568 traffic-related charges were laid by Central Region OPP detachments between June 25 and July 3, 2022. The weeklong campaign was designed to help save lives and reduce injuries on Ontario’s roads, trails and waterways with a special focus on safety equipment. Police say during the campaign, officers were highly visible as they focused…

Police Hold Media Availability But Release Few Details About Broad Daylight Fatal Shooting In Peterborough

37-year-old male victim still not named, no suspect information made public PETERBOROUGH-Police held a media availability outside headquarters Monday morning but the public still has few details about exactly what happened when a 37-year-old man was shot dead in the city on Canada Day weekend. One witness, who spoke to Kawartha 411 without giving his…

11 Days Of Hell-Why Vaccinating Your Dog Against Rabies Is The Law

KAWARTHA LAKES-If left untreated, rabies is almost always fatal. By the time symptoms appear, it’s too late for treatment. Did you know these two terrifying facts about rabies? I don’t normally write about myself or my family but in this case, I am making an exception as I feel this is an extremely important issue.…

SIU Investigating After Overnight Break-In At Home In Omemee

KAWARTHA LAKES-The province’s Special Investigations Unit has been called in after an overnight break-in at a home in Omemee. Police say one person received non-life-threatening injuries and one person was arrested. As a result of the incident the SIU has invoked its mandate. We have contacted the SIU for more information but have not yet…

Peterborough Police Identify Victim In Fatal Shooting On Saturday

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough Police have identified the victim in a fatal shooting on Park Street North on Saturday. Police say despite life-saving measures by officers, EMS and medical professionals, 37-year-old Shawn Singh of Peterborough succumbed to injuries suffered in the shooting. Officers responded to the area of Park Street North and Sherbrooke Street just after 2:00pm on Saturday,…

Police Watchdog Finds No Officer Wrongdoing After Man Tased In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Special Investigations Unit (SIU)has found no reasonable grounds to believe that a City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the arrest of a 57-year-old man in March. Two officers were dispatched to a residence in Lindsay to investigate a call from a woman regarding a domestic disturbance…

Pride Week Continues Until July 10th In Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Pride flags have been raised across the City and there’s a full slate of activities planned. Pride Flag raised at City Hall courtesy Kawartha Lakes Pride Here’s a full list of events:   For more information about Kawartha Lakes Pride, you can find them on Facebook and Instagram.  

Stunt Driving Charge Laid After Vehicle Allegedly Clocked Going 174km/h

PETERBOROUGH-A 24-year-old driver from North York is facing stunt driving charges. Peterborough County OPP was conducting radar patrol on Highway 115 yesterday afternoon when officers allegedly clocked a vehicle travelling 174 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone. The driver has been charged with Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt-excessive speed. The accused had their driver’s licence suspended…

OPP Investigating After Man Thrown From Houseboat That Hit Some Rocks On Lower Buckhorn Lake

TRENT LAKES-The OPP is investigating a marine incident that occurred on Lower Buckhorn Lake in the Municipality of Trent Lakes. Officers responded to reports of a male that had been seriously injured after he was thrown overboard from a rented houseboat that had hit some rocks at approximately 11:30 pm last night. A second male had…

Police Searching For Vehicle Stolen From The Burnt River Area

KAWARTHA LAKES-City of Kawartha Lakes OPP is looking for a vehicle stolen from the Burnt River area. The vehicle is a white 2016 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cargo Van with licence plate BN64466. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122 or @khcrimestoppers  

Ministry Of Labour Called In After Woman Crushed Between Two ATV’s At HB Cycle

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 53-year-old woman was seriously injured at a commercial property on Highway 35 on Tuesday. Police say on July 5, 2022, at approximately 10:00 a.m., officers were called to HB Cycle, a commercial property in Fenelon Township where a female was crushed between two side-by-side all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). The 53-year-old female sustained serious injuries…