Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

Highway 17 – Traffic Delays possible between Serpent River First Nation and Mississauga First Nation

Today,  Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment and OPP Provincial Liaison Team (PLT) would like to advise the motoring public of a traffic slowdown on Highway 17 between Serpent River First Nation and Mississauga First Nation. Members of the Mississauga and Serpent River First Nation communities are planning peaceful moving slowdown ...

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Have you seen Trent?

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in locating a missing 29 year old male from Batchewana First Nation.   Trent AGAWA has not been seen or heard from since the middle of August 2020 and was reported missing on October 13, 2020. AGAWA is described as measuring approximately 183cm (6’0″), ...

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Nipissing West OPP – Practice Safe Winter Driving Habits

Members of the Nipissing West Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists to practice safe winter driving habits.  Snow and freezing temperatures have created some hazardous driving conditions. Motorists are reminded to completely clear the snow/ice off their vehicles and to ensure visibility in all directions before heading out onto the roadway.  A buildup of ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigate Highway 614 Fatality

On October 16, 2020 at approximately 8:14 am officers from the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 614, Unincorporated Township, approximately 33 km South of Manitouwadge.   A motor vehicle (pickup truck), travelling southbound lost control on the slippery, slush covered highway, rolled over and came to rest in the ...

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Team Approach to Cyber Security Awareness Month

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is again joining forces with law enforcement, government and other public safety partners to recognize Cyber Security Awareness Month and highlight the advancing threat posed by cybercriminals. Cybercrime occurs when technology is used to carry out criminal offences or when technology is the target of the criminal offence. To the end of September 2020, the ...

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OPP Wrap Up Operation Impact Campaign

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to four fatal collisions on and off the road over the Thanksgiving Long Weekend, which claimed the lives of five people. Among the incidents was a double fatality collision involving a horse and buggy, in which two children lost their lives. Three other people were killed in separate collisions, one of which involved a ...

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Nipigon OPP – Investigate Sudden Death

On October 7, 2020 at approximately 1:07 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment responded to an incident where a male was located with vital signs absent at a residence in Nipigon. The male was transported to the hospital for medical treatment, but he was pronounced deceased once at the hospital. The deceased has been identified as ...

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SSM OPP – Participating in Operation Impact

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be participating in Operation Impact this Thanksgiving long weekend which runs from Friday October 9 to Monday October 12, 2020. The campaign focuses on increasing public compliance with safe driving measures and targets the following behaviours known as the “Big Four”: Alcohol/drug impaired driving Seatbelt compliance ...

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Warrant Issued in Connection with December 2015 Homicide of John Hatch

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have obtained a warrant for the arrest of an eastern Ontario resident nearly five years after the murder of Frederick “John” HATCH. Frederick “John” HATCH was last seen alive on the afternoon of December 16, 2015 in the area of West Hunt Club Road and Merivale Road in Nepean. His body was discovered 450 kilometres away ...

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Operation Impact

With the annual Operation Impact campaign underway over the Thanksgiving Long Weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released its latest traffic data, as a cautionary reminder of how many road fatalities Ontario drivers have contributed to this year. The OPP has responded to 209 fatal motor vehicle collisions so far this year, which claimed the lives of 224 people. ...

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Manitouwadge OPP – Investigate Break and Enter

The Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the public’s assistance regarding a break and enter as well as theft of several items at a residence in Manitouwadge, ON. Sometime over the weekend of October 2 and 3, 2020 unknown party(s) kicked open the door of 80B Matachewan Rd. Manitowadge and stole several electronic and sporting items. The home owner ...

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Manitoulin OPP – ATV Driver Charged with Impaired after Collision

On October 5, 2020, at approximately 9:45 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a complaint of a motor vehicle collision involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) on Vanalstine Road, Baldwin Township. Prior to police involvement, the driver was transported to hospital. Police who were already at hospital for an unrelated matter, investigated and determined the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Looking for Assistance after Theft

  On October 5, 2020, shortly after 2:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a Break and Enter that occurred sometime between September 22nd and October 3rd, 2020, at a remote hunt camp on K Line Road within St Joseph Township.   Investigation determined a 4500 Watt Firman ...

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East Algoma OPP – September Detachment Report

The East Algoma (Blind River) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 286 calls for service during the month of September with the majority of calls being:  911/911 Hang Ups/Phone calls, Alarms, 7 Motor Vehicle Collisions, Police Assists, 10 Police Information, 11 Thefts, 44 Traffic Complaints, Weapons calls, Domestic, Family, and Neighbor Disputes, and Suspicious Persons. Blind River officers ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigate Fatal Collsion

On October 3, 2020 at approximately 7:57 a.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Tehkummah Fire Department and the Tehkummah First  Responders, responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Government near the 15th Concession Road in Tehkummah Township. Investigation revealed the vehicle left the ...

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