Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

OPP Continue Search for Missing Woman

On May 22, 2019, at 4:03 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a marine incident in the area of the Mattagami and Moose Rivers, near the area known as Moose River Crossing, Ontario. The investigation has revealed two persons were in a small vessel when they encountered trouble and ...

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James Bay OPP search for Missing Boater

On May 22, 2019, at 4:03 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a marine incident in the area of the Mattagami and Moose Rivers, near the area known as Moose River Crossing, Ontario. The preliminary investigation has revealed two persons were in a small vessel when they encountered trouble ...

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Nipigon OPP respond to distress call from ELB on Jackpine River

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:15 am, officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a distress call from an emergency locator beacon on Jackpine River approximately 8 kilometres north of Highway 17. Upon arriving at scene officers learned from a witness that a person kayaking on the river had become submerged and trapped ...

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OPP are warning Ontario businesses to confirm their emails and phone messages

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch and Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) are warning Ontario businesses to confirm their emails and phone messages. These are tools criminals use to extort money and personal information from you and your company. Ontario businesses and municipalities are being targeted by two types of scams: the Business Executive scam and the Card ...

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OPP Concentrating on “Big Four” for holiday weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have been concentrating on the Canada Road Safety Week since May 14, 2019. This initiative continues until May 20, 2019, with a focus on increasing public awareness and compliance with traffic laws relating to the “Big Four” causal factors in motor vehicle collision fatalities, with the aim of saving lives. The “Big Four” consists of alcohol/drug ...

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North West Region Crime Unit Assist Treaty Three Police in discovery of Human Remains

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police North West Region Crime Unit and Treaty Three Police Service under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are investigating human remains found on May 15, 2019 in an area near the community of Big Island First Nation.   Police are working with the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services – Forensic Anthropology (OFPS) ...

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Temiskaming OPP investigate found human remains – two men arrested

On May 14, 2019, members of the Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit arrested two people in relation to an on-going investigation involving found human remains. On April 15, 2019, Temiskaming OPP were notified of found human remains in Coleman Township, South East of the Town of Cobalt, Ontario. A post mortem was later conducted by the Ontario Forensic Pathology ...

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OPP Investigate Fatal Fire in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation

On May 5, 2019, five bodies were located and recovered from a home that was destroyed as a result of a residential fire on Macheetao Road in the community of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation on May 2, 2019. The Ontario Forensic Pathology Services – Forensic Anthropology (OFPS) and Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario (OCCO) in Toronto have completed ...

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North Bay OPP Investigate Fatal Collision

On May 10, 2019, at approximately 9:50 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North Bay Detachment, Phelps Volunteer Fire Brigade and Nipissing Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 63 in Phelps Township, Ontario, near Evergreen Road. Both drivers were transported to the hospital by ambulance. One driver had serious injuries and the second driver ...

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Temiskaming Shores declares a state of emergency

The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has been advised that the City of Temiskaming Shores has declared a state of emergency due to the rising water levels and ice building up on shore. The area near the lake on Fleming Drive has been closed down, and barricades are in place. Temiskaming OPP urge the public to remain ...

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Marathon OPP Vehicle Catches Fire

On Sunday May 5, 2019 approximately 08:20pm while on patrol in the Town of Marathon, one of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) vehicles was involved in a fire. The vehicle, a 2016 Chevy Tahoe was parked at 13 Jackson Crescent, Marathon, when the vehicle began to smoke from under the hood. The officer attempted to extinguish the fire with an ...

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North Bay OPP investigate Death of infant

At approximately 12:20 a.m., on May 4, 2019, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North Bay Detachment responded to a residence in East Ferris Township, Ontario. When officers arrived at the scene, they were met by Nipissing Paramedic Services. Investigation revealed that a baby had been born at the residence. The baby and mother were both brought to hospital, where ...

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SSM OPP – Woman charged with impaired after traffic stop

On May 1, 2019, at approximately 2:45 a.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment observed a motor vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Great Northern Road, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.   Officers conducted a traffic stop and as a result of further investigation, Janette WALLACE 28 years-old of Aweres Township, Ontario was ...

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South Porcupine OPP Locate Overdue Canoeists

On April 28, 2019, at 9:32 p.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified about two overdue canoeists on the Tatachikapika River, near Timmins, Ontario. Police were unable to locate the pair during a ground search Sunday night. With the assistance of OPP Aviation Services, both men were located by police helicopter this morning. The ...

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