Author Archives: OPP

SE OPP Chapleau – OPP Locate Missing Canoer

On September 17, 2022 at 8:34 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a marine call on Ruth Lake, approximately 15 kilometres south of Chapleau. Reports indicated a male had gone out in a canoe and had not returned. Police attended the scene and located an overturned canoe on the lake. On ...

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East Algoma OPP – Dangerous Operation Charge Laid

On September 20, 2022, at approximately 11:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a westbound traffic complaint on Highway 17 that began in the Town of Blind River and ended in the Town of Bruce Mines. Investigation determined the car was travelling at speeds of more that 195 km/hr and passing ...

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East Algoma OPP – 30th Impaired Charge Laid

On September 16, 2022, shortly after 6:00 p.m., members from East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a pick-up truck at the intersection of Highways 17 and 108 in the Township of the North Shore. Police arrived a short time later and observed a pick-up truck in the southbound ditch ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after assault

On September 4, 2022, at approximately 6:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault that occurred on September 1, 2022, at a residence on Village Road in the community of Mississauga First Nation. On September 9, 2022, Randy MARTIN, 28 years-of-age, of no-fixed-address, was located in Blind ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Robbery

On September 13, 2022, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous robbery on Hirshhorn Avenue in Elliot Lake. On September 11, 2022 police received a call to an apartment complex on Hirshhorn Avenue in relation to a robbery. The complainant reported being assaulted by a known person to them. The ...

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East Algoma OPP – Suspicious Person arrested for Bail Violations

On September 13, 2022, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Mississauga First Nation (MFN) Police Service responded to a complaint of a suspicious person who appeared to be disoriented and wearing no shirt and walking through a band member’s yard on Eli Street in the community of Mississauga First Nation. Approximately two hours later, another suspicious person call came in on River ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid in Harrassment Investigation

On September 5, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous harassment investigation occurrence in Blind River. On July 12, 2022, police began an investigation into a harassment complainant reported on Birchwood Circle. The complainant had reported being harassed by a neighbour. Police viewed numerous security camera videos from both properties in the location ...

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East Algoma OPP – Election Sign Tampering is a crime

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to advise the public to not tamper with election signs and that any act of mischief committed in relation to election signs is a criminal offence. Recently, several occurrences have been reported to the OPP involving mischief to election signs posted at various locations. Those persons found committing such offences will be charged accordingly. ...

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OPP lay 9,000+ Traffic-Related Charges over Labour Day Long Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to five (5) fatalities on and off the road and laid close to 9,600 traffic-related charges over the Labour Day long weekend. A motor vehicle driver, a motorcyclist, an off-road vehicle driver, a kayaker and a motorized vessel passenger were all killed in separate incidents. A significant number of aggressive drivers made roads unsafe ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after traffic stop

On September 2, 2022 at approximately 5:00 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a possible impaired driver complaint on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a female driver who looked to be impaired in a silver and black pick-up truck. The vehicle licence plate and last known direction of travel was also provided. Police located ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – UTV Driver Killed, Passenger injured after UTV rollover

On September 2, 2022, at 9:00 pm, members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Decourcey Lake Road, off Highway 527, north of Thunder Bay. Police were advised a lone Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) side by side had rolled causing extensive injuries to the operator and passenger. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after vehicle stop

On September 2, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous bail violation occurrence in Serpent River. On August 17, 2022, police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 17 in the Serpent River area. Investigation determined the driver and passenger had previous release conditions to not be with ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after crashing into tree

On September 3, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a pick-up truck that crashed into a tree on Shaw Dam Road. Police later located the pick-up truck in Iron Bridge after a second traffic complaint regarding the same vehicle being operated in an erratic manner. An odour of alcoholic beverage was ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after Disturbance at Bar

On September 4, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called in relation to a disturbance a bar on Philip Walk in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a fight had ensued between numerous people inside and was now outside in the parking lot. Once outside, threats were made with a knife and a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in Fire Investigation

On August 29, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested one person in relation to a previous fire related call on Lisbon Road in Elliot Lake. On November 19, 2021 the Elliot Lake Fire Department and OPP were called to a fire at a vacant building on Lisbon Road. The fire looked to be deliberately set and unknown person(s) ...

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