Author Archives: OPP

Nipigon OPP – Stolen Vehicle found, Driver Arrested

On Thursday, January 20th, 2022 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon detachment were advised of a report of a vehicle that had left a Thunder Bay business without paying for gas. Investigation determined the vehicle, a 2019 Ford F150 truck, had been stolen from Moosomin, SK. At approximately 11:11 am the vehicle was observed eastbound on Highway 11-17, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Elliot Lake male charged in cottage break & enter

On January 20, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous break and enter at cottage on Highway 546, north of Elliot Lake (Unincorporated Territory). The cottage break and enter occurred between December 6, 2021 and December 27, 2021, and numerous items were stolen. After investigation, police arrested and charged one person. Tim ...

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East Algoma OPP – Many Schemes to Defraud You!

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public that there are many schemes being used to defraud the public and businesses. If you receive any unsolicited communication by any means asking for money to be given or that you won money, be cautious and suspicious.   NEVER give out any personal, credit or banking information to ...

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SE OPP – Bruce Mines Man Dies in Collision with Snow Plow

On January 18, 2022, at approximately 3:50 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 near the Sand River. The investigation revealed that a northbound sport utility vehicle (SUV) struck a northbound plow truck. The driver of the SUV, Douglas HUNT, 76 years-of-age, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrests made in Break & Enter

On January 18, 2022, at approximately 8:40 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested two people in relation to the break and enter at a business on Paris Drive in Elliot Lake. Police located the vehicle used to move the stolen property. It was subsequently seized and towed back to detachment where a search warrant was executed. Two people were ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired driver charged

On January 16, 2022, at approximately 12:15 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic related complaint of a possible impaired driver in the Warsaw Place area in Elliot Lake. A vehicle description license plate was provided to police.  The vehicle was located a short time later on Hillside Drive South at Highway 108 and a subsequent traffic ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues into Elliot Lake Robbery

On January 16, 2022, at approximately 7:40 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a break and enter at a business on Paris Drive in Elliot Lake. In the early morning of January 16, between 12:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m., person(s) entered the building by forced entry through the front door. Once inside, a cash box was ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues in Robbery

On January 17, 2022, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Chalmers Crescent in Elliot Lake in regards to a robbery occurrence. The complainant had reported that person entered their residence, threatened them with a long gun, stole money, and then departed. The person was described as male, 5’8″ to 6′ ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Threats Occurence

On January 14, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a threats related occurrence in Elliot Lake. The complainants reported being threatened by a person on Mississauga Avenue at approximately 10:30 a.m. After further investigation, police learned the person was also on previous release conditions. Patrique GAREAU, 33 years-of-age, of Elliot Lake was arrested and charged with: ...

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SE OPP – Wawa Person Charged after Threats Occurrence

On January 12, 2022, at approximately 1:04 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threats occurrence involving two youth in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of ...

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Driving too Fast – Leading cause of OPP-investigated snowmobile deaths

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released data that points to a continued disregard for the warnings associated with recurring causes and factors in snowmobile fatalities. Over the past 10 years, driving too fast for the conditions has been the leading cause of OPP-investigated snowmobile deaths. Alcohol/drugs were a factor in almost half of the fatalities. Forty per cent of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Think before changing that snowmobile exhaust

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind snowmobilers to ride safely for an enjoyable winter season. Snowmobiling is one of the joys of a Canadian winter. However, excessive noise may be problematic for some communities and private property landowners. The issue of snowmobile exhausts and the enforcement of modified exhausts has always been a hot topic in the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Same Person arrested in Multiple Mischief Calls

On January 14, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to mischief related occurrence at the hospital in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported an upset person proceeded to pull the fire alarm prior to departing the property on foot. Police located the person a short time later who was arrested, charged, and ...

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East Algoma OPP – Individual Charged after Vandalizing Vehicle

On January 11, 2022, at approximately 11:42 a.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a mischief related occurrence at a residence on Axmith Avenue in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported observing damage to their pick-up truck parked in the driveway. When they viewed their residential video surveillance, they recognized the person who was deliberately scratching ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues into Collision, driver charged with Impaired

On January 13, 2022, at approximately 4:20 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Mississauga First Nation Police Service, the Algoma District Paramedic Services (ADPS) and Huron Shores Fire Department, responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in the Municipality of Huron Shores (east of Thessalon).   Investigation determined a westbound ...

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