York Regional Police

Ontario Police Use Helicopter To Arrest Teenage Candy Thieves

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada

Park security had spotted three people stealing from a store.

Parents Charged After Baby Left In Car Outside Ontario Costco

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Parents

Const. Andy Pattenden says the baby is fine and was returned to the parents once they came out of the store.

Fake Tax Scam Dupes Woman Out Of $8,000

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 05.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Ontario are warning residents about the same scam.

Ontario Girl In Hospital After Amber Alert Issued

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada

Police say Mario Rodrigues is travelling in a grey or silver van, a Toyota Sienna, with the license plate BEZY781.

Man Accused Of Robbing 21 Banks Back In Canada To Face Charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2016 | Canada

He was arrested in Switzerland.

Was Ontario Complicit In A Father's Murder?

Marvin Ross | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Living
Marvin Ross

Could the horrific tragedy of a Richmond Hill man suffering from schizophrenia being charged with the murder of his own father have been prevented? A recent case is simply the latest example in a series of tragic events related to mental health and Ontario's apparent and repeated inability to address it in a meaningful way.

Body Of Missing Toronto-Area Woman Found In Frozen Pond

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 01.24.2016 | Canada

Ta-Neesha Brown had been missing since Jan. 12.

Drive Drunk This NYE For A Free Stay At 'L'Hotel York'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2016 | Canada

"We strive to make your stay as awful as the crime you've committed."

Do You Know This Woman?

CBC | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada

A young woman was found outside a Vaughan plaza last week and police have no idea who she is. York Regional Police say a woman was found by herself ...

This Is How Much It Costs To Be A Moron During Frosh Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada

The York Regional Police have made a name for themselves on social media with some, shall we say, unusual tips. Months ago the force offered its Tw...

To Serve And To... Peel?!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada

Cops have a difficult job enforcing laws and keeping the peace. Sometimes they have to use humour to let off a little steam. That, we assume, is th...

Black Cop Who Ignored Racist Slurs Disciplined

CBC | Posted 07.01.2013 | Canada

An officer with the York Regional force is the subject of a controversial disciplinary hearing which his supporters say is nothing more than a "witch ...

Combing Security Video After Deadly Mall Shooting

CBC | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada

The man shot dead outside an upscale Toronto shopping mall this past weekend had a criminal record, though a lawyer who once represented him thought h...

Kid Takes Mom's Car For A Joyride

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada

MARKHAM, Ont. - A kid barely tall enough to see over the steering wheel is probably grounded after taking his mom's car for a joyride.York Regional Po...

$20-Million Toronto Pot Bust

CBC | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada

York Regional Police say they have seized 20,000 marijuana plants, following a months-long investigation into five suspected indoor grow-ops in the Gr...

Off-Duty York Regional Officer Dead After Collision

CBC | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada

An off-duty York regional police officer has been killed in a traffic accident in Uxbridge. Two vehicles - a pick-up truck and a car - col...

Suspect's Family Saddened By Cop's Death

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - The family of a teen charged with killing a police officer who died after being crushed by a minivan is expressing sor...

From One York Regional Police Widow To Another

CBC | Posted 08.30.2011 | Canada

CBC — The wife of an Ontario police officer who died in 2007 in the line of duty is extending her condolences to the family of Const. Garrett Styles...

Teen Driver Charged With Murder In Police Death

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- NEWMARKET, Ont. -- A 15-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Constable Garrett...