Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

OPP pour appliquer l’ordonnance de séjour à la maison

La Police provinciale de l’Ontario (OPP) demande aux Ontariens de se conformer volontairement au nouveau Décret ordonnant de rester à domicile afin de limiter les mouvements hors de leurs demeures sauf pour des raisons essentielles dans le but de freiner la propagation du virus de COVID-19. Les agents de l’OPP appliqueront le Décret ordonnant de rester à domicile, émis sous ...

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OPP to enforce the Stay-at-Home Order

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new Stay-at-Home Order to limit mobility outside their homes, except for essential reasons, to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. OPP officers will enforce the Stay-at-Home Order, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA), and the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) by focusing on non-compliance ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Domestic Disturbance

On January 14, 2021, shortly after 12:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance involving a handgun in the Municipality of Huron Shores. Investigation determined the complainant was visiting two friends when the person’s common-law spouse entered the residence waiving a handgun at the three occupants and then pointed it at the complainant. A ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic & Weekend Report

Between January 6, 2021 and January 8, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Blind River policing area.   On January 6, 2021, shortly after 4:00 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Causley Street. A 34-year-old unlicensed driver from Batchewana First Nation, was issued a provincial offence ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assistance Required in Robbery at ATM

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in regards to a robbery that occurred at a bank machine in Elliot Lake.   On December 30, 2020 at approximately 7:00 p.m. police were called to a bank machine downtown Elliot Lake. A person had completed a cash withdrawal and was robbed immediately after. There were no weapons ...

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East Algoma – Driver arrested after avoiding RIDE Check

On December 26, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check on Highway 638 at Cloudslee Road in Plummer Additional Township.   Shortly after 3:30 p.m., police observed a black car approach the RIDE check area and suddenly stopped and conducted a three-point-turn and turned eastbound ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Charges laid after Collision

On January 2, 2021, at approximately 5:39 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Services (EMS) and Whitefish Falls Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 6, south of Espanola. Police learned the vehicle was the subject of a previous driving complaint. Upon speaking to the driver, police also determined driver ...

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Marathon OPP Charge Driver with impaired after collision at Mall

On January 4, 2021, at approximately 5:05 a.m. officers of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motor vehicle collision at 2 Hemlo Drive, Town of Marathon. The driver of a motor vehicle struck a lamp post at the Marathon Centre Mall and was transported to the ...

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SSM OPP – Charge Thunder Bay Male with Impaired

On January 2, 2021, at 1:55 p.m. members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 north in VanKoughnet Township. The vehicle was located in Sault Ste. Marie and as a result of the investigation, the driver, Christopher KLOOSTERHUIS, 47-years-old, of Thunder Bay was arrested and has been ...

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Nipigon OPP – Collision results in Impaired Charges and More…

On December 30, 2020 at approximately 2:00 a.m., officers of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with assistance from the Dorion and Hurkett Volunteer Fire Departments and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motor vehicle roll over on Highway 11&17 in the Township of Dorion. Investigation determined the driver to be impaired by ...

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Thunder Bay OPP release name of deceased in Pearl Collision

On December 30th, 2020 at 1:00 pm members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Superior North EMS and the Shuniah Fire & Emergency Services responded to a report of a head on collision on Hwy 11-17 in Pearl in the Township of Shuniah.   Police attended the scene and determined a tractor trailer ...

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East Algoma OPP – Flight from Police

On December 20, 2020 at approximately 7:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a 2018 black and yellow Can AM Maverick Side by Side All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that was stolen earlier on this morning from a residence on Cloudslee Road in Plummer Additional Township. While speaking to the owner of the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Winter Tires are Beneficial

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to ensure drivers stay safe during the upcoming snowy season while traveling on the roads. A key part of road safety is making sure your vehicle has proper road surface traction in the winter. All-season tires don’t work the same on snow, ice, or cold pavement. The stopping distance of a car ...

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East Algoma OPP – Snow Plow Courtesy

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to take this opportunity to remind the motoring public about the importance of leaving extra distance when you see a snow plow on the roadways. And, to not impede their travel as they need extra room to maneuver.   Snow plows by their very design can cause extensive damage or even death ...

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