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Today's date: Monday May 21, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 20
   
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Rockwood mink farm charged with 14 counts of animal cruelty

STOUFVILLE - A mink ranch in Rockwood has been charged with 14 counts of animal cruelty under the Ontario SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Act following an investigation into its treatment and care of mink on the farm.

OPP lay 333 charges during Highway 6 safety blitz

WELLINGTON CTY. - A two-day OPP enforcement blitz earlier this month along Highway 6, south of the Highway 401, resulted in over 300 charges being laid.

Man stabbed during robbery

PUSLINCH - On March 3 at about 6:40am, Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a robbery at a business on Mason Road, just south of Highway 401 here.

Drinking and driving

GUELPH - On May 13 at about 2:30am, Wellington County OPP officers were conducting a RIDE program on the Hanlon Expressway.

Speeder of the Week

ERIN - On May 7 at about 2:30pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 26 near Wellington Road 22 here.

Crime of the Week

HARRISTON - On March 31 at about 1:55am someone set fire to the outdoor patio at Harry Stone’s Bar and Grill here. Not long after, someone entered a house on Marklane Street through a basement window and set fire to a couch.

Close to 600 weapons recovered during gun amnesty

ORILLIA - The OPP and municipal law enforcement partners recovered hundreds of weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition during a month-long Gun Amnesty.

Waterloo man convicted in home invasion, sexual assault

FLAMBOROUGH - A Waterloo man has been convicted in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault here two years ago.

Woman died in crash

MAPLETON - A single-vehicle accident near Drayton claimed the life of a 24-year-old Moorefield woman on May 14.

Man takes off from RIDE

PUSLINCH - Police have charged a Cambridge man after a vehicle took off from a RIDE program here but returned a short time later.

‘Cocaine’ was carfentanil

CLIFFORD - Police say five individuals charged with a litany of offences earlier this year were actually in possession of carfentanil and not cocaine.
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BUZZ

Council approves site servicing plan for Harriston townhouse development
Council discusses use of corporate resources by candidates during an election
Rockwood mink farm charged with 14 counts of animal cruelty
Close to 600 weapons recovered during gun amnesty
Baron case put over until June 4 in Sarnia

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Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Fair is fair

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