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CRA Tax Scam Alert

As tax season rapidly approaches perpetrators of the CRA Tax Scam continue to ramp up their aggressive tactics in our area.  Kawartha Lakes Police are seeing an increase in the number of people contacting them with regards to the scam and trying to reassure themselves that they do not owe the Canada Revenue Agency money. […]

BANK INVESTIGATOR SCAM RESURFACES

BANK INVESTIGATOR SCAM RESURFACES Police would like to make the public aware of a fraud scam that is making a come back in Ontario. The scam consists of suspect(s) contacting potential victims (mostly seniors) by phone advising that they require their assistance to catch a bank employee that “has been stealing money”. The victim is […]

We Could Use Your Help!

On January 17th, 2016 at 5:45pm police were called a fail to remain motor vehicle collision on Adeilaide St. north in Lindsay. It was learned that a vehicle had collided with two others and then left the scene. The Suspect vehicle was described as a Nissan Altima possibly Grey or Silver in colour. It will […]

Think Of Me (T.O.M) Program Handing Out Some Serious Messages About Drinking & Driving

Local elementary school student from both the Trillium Lakelands District School Board and the Kawartha Pineridge Haliburton Catholic School Board recently participated in the Think of Me (T.O.M) program and created some very creative messages around drinking and driving. Here is just a sampling of what they came up with. These bags and many others […]

Please! Please! Please! Don’t Fall For This

Media Release  Thursday December 10th, 2015  A Lindsay woman has become the most recent victim of cold call telephone scams, after receiving a call that her son had been arrested. Police were contacted on December 9th, 2015 after a Lindsay woman responded to a telephone call indicating her son had been arrested. Unfortunately, police were […]

Fraud By Text Alert

Media Release Friday November 27th, 2015 Fraud By Text Alert On Thursday November 26th, 2015 KLPS were contacted by a Lindsay resident who had been the subject of a fraudulent text which resulted in a Rogers account being opened in their name. The resident indicated that they received a text from [email protected] which allows a […]

Stolen Sleds

We Are Still Looking For Leads Regarding Stolen Snowmobiles

Between August 31st, 2015 and September 1st, 2015 unknown suspects entered a locked compound at a Moose Rd business. Once inside suspects attempted to gain entry to a locked building on the property. They were unsuccessful getting into the building but were successful in stealing two Ski Doo Snowmobiles and a snowmobile trailer. Police are […]

Photo Of Jewellery Store Thieves Released

KLPS is releasing the photograph of two females who are suspects in the theft of approximately $2500.00 in gold chains originally reported to police on September 5th, 2015. If you recognize either of the females in the photograph please contact Detective Constable D. Thorndyke at 705.324.6307 ext 521 or Crimestoppers at 1.888.222.TIPS (8477) or online at www.khcs.ca […]

PLEASE!, PLEASE! Do Not Give Out Your Banking Information

Media Release Thursday August 27th, 2015 PLEASE!, PLEASE!  Do Not Give Out Your Banking Information Two commonly reported frauds were reported to police on August 26th, 2015 and have seen two Lindsay residents lose nearly $8000.00 in cash to offshore criminals. In the first reported fraud a Lindsay resident was contacted by a male party […]

Internet Link To Valuable Story On Canada’s Fentanyl Problem

Thanks to one of our viewers for sharing this link with me. It relates to an article done by McLeans Magazine and covered by CityTV, on the fentanyl problems being faced across Canada. http://www.citynews.ca/2015/06/18/a-deadly-prescription-painkiller-that-is-killing-hundreds-of-canadians/  

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