An update on a missing teen we told you about earlier this week.

 

Smiths Falls police report that 14-year old Maria Arreola has been located  safely.

 

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Ottawa police say a family doctor in the city is facing charges following allegations of sexual assaults involving three female patients.

 

Fifty-six-year-old Walid Al Houssan is charged with three counts of sexual assault, one count of sexual interference of a female under 16 and one count of sexual exploitation of a person with a disability.

 

Police say they believe there may be more victims.

 

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Police in Kingston say they’ve seized a kilogram of cocaine, a large amount of cash and a pickup truck in a drug investigation.

 

Investigators say a vehicle was stopped in Kingston on Tuesday afternoon and cocaine and the vehicle were seized.

 

A man and a woman _ both 32 and from Kingston _ were arrested and charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

 

On Wednesday, police say a Kingston condo and a home in Brockville were searched and a 29-year-old Brockville man was arrested.

 

He has been charged with trafficking in cocaine.

 

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A teacher who pleaded guilty to seven charges related to sex crimes against minors will be sentenced today in Bellville.

 

Jaclyn McLaren, a French teacher who taught grades 6-8 in Tweed, originally faced 42 charges after eight teens came forward

 

At a court hearing in March, McLaren pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual exploitation, two counts of luring, possession of child pornography and making explicit material available to people under 18 and 16.

 

The crown is seeking jail time in the case.

 

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The Weston hotel owner is suing the city over the sinkhole last June.

 

Starwood Capital group has launched the lawsuit seeking at least 100,000 dollars against both the city and the Rideau transit group, according to Postmedia.

 

The lawsuit  says is lost the money due to  the evacuation if guests the morning the sinkhole first appeared, the cancellation of  events booked and  the significant out of pocket expenses to  compensate staff and customers.

 

The city of Ottawa told the paper they do not comment on issues before the courts.

 

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A reminder from OPP that officers will be out this weekend patrolling provincial highways, waterways and trails looking for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers.

 

They will also be cracking down on people who are not using seat beats, helmets and life jackets.

 

Police are also bringing attention to vulnerable road users including motorcyclists and off-road vehicle riders who are most likely to be injured in case of a collision.

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