Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

Highway 631 was closed for search and arrest

On August 10, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments (Hearst office) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a theft of gas in Beardmore, Ontario. The suspects were travelling eastbound on Highway 11 towards the Town of Hearst in a stolen truck from Sherwood Park, Alberta. The vehicle was observed by members of ...

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Marathon OPP investigate Serious Collision that closed Hwy 17 Last night

On Monday, August 13, 2018, at approximately 5:00 pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), on Highway 17, approximately 1km east of Highway 614. A westbound motor vehicle, a Hyundai Santa Fe, left the roadway entering the westbound ditch. The vehicle struck a rock-cut head-on ...

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Manitouwadge seeking Assistance from public regarding burning truck

On Saturday, August 11th, 2018, at approximately 2:00am officers of the Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding a pick-up truck burning on Pic Road in Manitouwadge. An officer arrived to observe the local Fire department on scene extinguishing the flames on a pick-up truck that was totally engulfed in flames. Investigation revealed the truck to be a 2014, ...

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Have you seen Lawrence Boyd

On August 12, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Elliot Lake Detachment responded to a report of a missing male from the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. OPP investigation has revealed that Lawrence Boyd, 34 years of age was seen leaving St. Joseph’s General Hospital shortly after 5:00 a.m. on this morning. He is described as white, approximately ...

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Search continues for Henry Stone-Arnold west of Dryden

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Dryden is requesting the assistance of the public to locate a missing male.   Henry STONE-ARNOLD (28 years) of Dryden, ON was last spoken to on 08 August, 2018 at approximately 11:00pm. He was believed to be in the Dryden area at that time.   STONE-ARNOLD’s vehicle was located near Highway 594 approximately 1 kilometre west ...

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Civic Day Long Weekend was tragic with six deaths

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dealt with a tragic Civic Day Long Weekend with two children among the six people who died on OPP-patrolled roads.   The weekend marked the highest number of fatal road incidents since the 2011 August long weekend.  A three-year-old girl died after being struck by a pick-up truck in Lambton County.  A six-year-old girl was ...

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Marathon Man charged With 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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Hwy 69 Remains Open despite Smoke Levels

Aug 1, 2018 @ 18:32 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is on scene supporting the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) in relation to Parry Sound Fire 33 by ensuring public safety and assisting with evacuations. The OPP is monitoring the smoke levels on Highway 69 and is reminding the public to slow down and turn on head and ...

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Parry Sound 33 is a NO Drone Zone

Ontario FireRangers (10:12 a.mm) Parry Sound 33 remains out-of-control. Ontario’s FireRangers and crews from across North America, including the largest contingent ever assembled from Mexico are continuing there work across the province today. #ParrySound33 is now listed at 8,224 hectares. Smoke drift may be visible in the areas north and northeast of the fire due to winds from the south, ...

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West Parry Sound OPP assist with Forest Fire Evacuation

On July 20, 2018 as of approximately 11:00 a.m. members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) by advising residents living in the Key Harbour to evacuate their homes due to a 500 hectare active forest fire near Henvey Inlet, Ontario. The MNRF has recommended the ...

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OPP Identified deceased boater found after search in Georgian Bay

On Friday July 13, 2018 at approximately noon, members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began their search for a missing boater on Georgian Bay in The Archipelago Township, Ontario. An extensive search was conducted by members of the West Parry Sound OPP Marine Unit with the assistance of the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre ...

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East Algoma and Manitoulin-Espanola OPP – Deceased Male located in Whiskey Lake

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at approximately 11:20 a.m., members of the East Algoma and Manitoulin-Espanola Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by the OPP Aviation Services (helicopter) received a report of a body found in Whiskey Lake, approximately 50 kilometres north of Massey, Ontario. The body was located by a canoeist, near an abandoned boat. The OPP recovered ...

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Sudbury OPP investigate Human Remains – UPDATE

Jul 4, 2018 @ 20:42 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury Detachment Crime Unit has made an arrest related to the missing personal belongings of Jack PATRICK, 63-years-old, of Aurora, Ontario. He was found deceased in the vicinity of his vehicle on June 15, 2018 on Highway 637 approximately eight kilometers west of Highway 69 in Waldie Township, Ontario. On July 1, ...

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Search underway for Swimmer at Chutes Provincial Park – UPDATE

Jul 4, 2018 @ 17:19 On the afternoon of July 4, 2018, a combined search effort with members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Aviation Unit, Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) and members of the Manitoulin-Espanola OPP Detachment, located the body of a swimmer who was reported missing on the evening of July 1, 2018, at the Chutes Provincial ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate SSM Man’s drowning

On July 30, 2018, at approximately 9:30 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from the Paramedic Services of Algoma in relation to a male who had gone overboard while fishing on Primeau Lake, Shingwaukonce Township, Ontario.   The male was fishing from a small aluminium boat when he fell into the lake and ...

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