Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

Temiskaming OPP Investigate Plane Crash

Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Coleman Fire Department and the Temiskaming District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a float plane crash on October 13, 2018 shortly after 10:30 a.m. The incident occurred in the north end of Gillies Lake (also known as Mud Lake), in Coleman Township, Ontario. The 70-year-old ...

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Duck Hunters Capsize Canoe – One Death

On October 13, 2018 at approximately 12:20 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury/Noelville/Warren Detachment members as well as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a marine incident on the Nepewassi River south of Hagar, in the Municipality of Markstay-Warren, Ontario. The investigation revealed that two men had been hunting duck when their canoe capsized. One male, Marc-Andre BOUFFARD, 23 years ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – Safety Tips in advance of expected Winter Storm

Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding motorists to drive with extra care and caution as the first snowfall of the season is expected. OPP encourage all motorists to ensure their vehicles are fully prepared to meet the challenges winter driving brings. Motorists are advised of the following safety tips to help everyone arrive at their destination safely. Prepare ...

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Nipigon OPP investigate fatalities in Friday, September 28th Collision

On Friday September 28, 2018, at approximately 5 p.m., members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment were dispatched to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 in Dorion Township in the District of Thunder Bay. Investigation revealed that a westbound black pickup truck had crossed the centre line and collided with an eastbound black sports utility vehicle. Superior ...

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Elliot Lake Male charged with Impaired after collision in parking lot

On September 29, 2018 at 6:35 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members responded to a motor vehicle collision at an apartment building parking lot on Mississauga Avenue in the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. The complainant reported seeing a male driver hit a parked truck in the parking lot. When police arrived on scene, the male driver ...

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Marathon OPP investigate fatal collision

Sep 21, 2018 @ 12:54 On Sept 21, 2018, at approximately 12:02 a.m. officers from the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Terrace Bay Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the Marathon Fire Department responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 west of the Little Pic Bridge. The investigation has determined that a black pick-up truck ...

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Hwy 11 will be closed September 13th to remove transport

Sep 12, 2018 @ 19:35   On September 9, 2018 shortly before 7:00 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Temagami Fire Department and Nipissing District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Rabbit Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario.   Further investigation revealed that ...

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Four Vehicle Collision sends Elliot Lake Woman to Hospital – UPDATED

Sep 11, 2018 @ 14:33 On September 11, 2018, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Blind River Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a member from the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) team, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Blind River Fire Department and the Mississauga First Nation Fire Department responded to a collision near the junction of Highway 17 ...

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Collision closes Highway 11 for several hours – Charges Laid

Sep 10, 2018 @ 15:41 On September 9, 2018 shortly before 7:00 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Temagami Fire Department and Nipissing District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Rabbit Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario. Further investigation revealed that the tractor-trailer ...

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Charges in Collision that Closed Hwy 11 for 8 hours

On August 30, 2018, at approximately 11:48 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Marten River Fire Department and North Bay Ambulance Service responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Tonomo Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario. Further investigation revealed that the tractor-trailer had been travelling southbound on Highway ...

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Breaking Down the Barriers: Suicide Awareness

Aug 30, 2018 @ 22:58 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has had three member suicides within three weeks. A tremendous void has been left behind that has impacted the entire organization across the province. “During the past weeks immediate families and OPP members, including myself, have been dealing with the grief of our loss. This is a very difficult time,” ...

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Intoxicated Male arrested on BFN and charged

On August 26 2018 at approximately 11:15 p.m. members from the Batchawana Police Service and the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an intoxicated male on Batchawana First Nations Territory. As a result of further investigation, Mathew L’HEREUX 22 years-of-age of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was charged with the following; Possession of a Schedule ...

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SE OPP Wawa Charge three local men with assault

On Saturday August 25, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of an assault.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a 20 year old male had been assaulted by three other males. As a result of the investigation, Dawson BERNATH (20 years) of Wawa, Ontario, was arrested and charged ...

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Marathon OPP upgrade charges to Manslaughter from Aggravated Assault

On July 31, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an unconscious male at a residence on Stevens Avenue in Marathon. Officers attended and confirmed that a 20-year-old male from Marathon was receiving medical attention from Superior North Emergency Medical Services. He was subsequently flown to Thunder Bay for further ...

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