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Traffic on the southbound lanes of Highway 400, near Highway 89, were affected early Wednesday after this beer truck landed in the ditch. It's driver has been charged. He was not injured. PAUL NOVOSAD PHOTO

Truck driver charged: SEE VIDEO

A beer truck carrying empties went off Highway 400 in the southbound lanes, near Line 13, south of Highway 89, and into the ditch at about 3 a.m. Wednesday. No one was hurt in the crash.

OPP cruiser. QMI Agency

Charge laid

NEW TECUMSETH – A Tottenham woman has been charged in connection with a multi- vehicle crash last month.

Pair charged for stealing backpack

Two people have been charged with theft under $5, 000 after a backpack was snatched from the unoccupied customer service desk at Barrie's Kozlov Centre last Thursday evening.

Safety blitz failures

BRADFORD – Commercial vehicles inspected during a safety blitz Tuesday had a high rate of failure, say South Simcoe police.

Careless driving

INNISFIL – A Barrie man was charged with careless driving after a three-car pileup on Innisfil Beach Road just after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The South Simcoe police marine unit's John Wardrop II. SUBMITTED

Charges laid on the water

INNISFIL – Marine enforcement here on the long weekend resulted in 76 vessels stopped and checked, with 18 charges laid.

Simcoe County Paramedics in action. Examiner Files

Saying thanks to paramedics

(SUBMITTED) - Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is saying thank you to paramedics across the region during National Paramedic Services Week (May 22 – 28) for the outstanding work they do year-round.

Myah and Piper Rogman, along with Jaime Payne, serve up some cool drinks to raise money for the Fort McMurray fire victims during a charity barbecue held on the weekend held at Cabela's in Barrie. Zach MacPherson Photo

Cabela's pitches in for fire victims

Myah and Piper Rogman, along with Jaime Payne, serve up some cool drinks to raise money for the Fort McMurray fire victims during a charity barbecue held on the weekend held at Cabela's in Barrie.