Top stories of the week: School lockdown charges, arrest in Pogue murder, rise in opioid overdoses
Published Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:12PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:31PM EDT
Amber Craig, 38, has been arrested in connection to the November 2018 shooting death of Bradley Pogue.
Pogue was gunned down in a plaza on Christopher Drive and Champlain Boulevard on Nov. 19.
Adam De-Gannes, 24, and an unnamed youth have both been charged with second-degree murder.
A male student has been charged with uttering threats and mischief following a lockdown at a Cambridge high school on Tuesday.
Police were called to Jacob Hespeler Secondary School after a staff member said they received emails threatening to cause harm to staff and students.
Opioids are suspected in 11 deaths and an additional 79 non-fatal suspected overdoses during the month of May.
Police say there's been a total of 39 opioid-related deaths in the region so far this year.
The majority of opioid overdose calls come from residential homes.
Police have charged a 68-year-old driver in a fatal single-vehicle crash near Charles Street Terminal that left two people dead in early May.
The vehicle had driven through the transit bay and hit a concrete planter on Gaukel Street and burst into flames.
Two women who were passengers in the vehicle, 75 and 73, would later die of their injuries.
A cross-country covert operation helped the Waterloo Regional Police Service nab an accused killer.
Glenn Bauman is accused of killing his common-law wife and her teenage daughter in 2011 and burning their remains in barrels on his property.
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