Author Archives: OPP

Schreiber OPP – Investigation continues into Fatal Collision at Steele River Bridge

On January 28, 2023, at approximately 10:27 a.m., members of the Schreiber Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment, Terrace Bay Fire Services, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a serious two-vehicle collision on Highway 17, west of the Steel River Bridge. The collision involved a passenger motor vehicle and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). A 64-year-old individual ...

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East Algoma OPP – Third Impaired Charge in 2023

On January 26, 2023, shortly after 6:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to a possible impaired driver that drove their motor vehicle in a ditch on Highway 17 west of Cutler Avenue in the Town of Spanish. Police arrived on scene short time later and observed a silver mini van in ...

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East Algoma OPP – Deceased Victim Identified in Hit & Run Collision

The victim in the hit and run collision last Friday has been identified. Alicia FAULKNER, 36 years-of-age from Sault Ste Marie was pronounced deceased at the scene after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 17. Investigation has revealed that there were two good Samaritans that stopped to assist at the scene and police are asking them to contact the OPP. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid in Hit & Run

On January 21, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) closed Highway 17 in both directions near Bruce Mines to investigate a fatal hit and run collision that occurred the evening prior. Shortly after 1:30 a.m., a car travelling westbound on Highway 17 approached the closure and drove past a fully marked police vehicle with its emergency lights activated ...

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East Algoma OPP – Site Property Manager Charged

On January 20, 2023, shortly after 9:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to a threat’s complaint at an apartment complex on West Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined a tenant was outside the apartment complex walking their dog when the Site Property Manager began to take pictures of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person arrested after Snowmobile Theft

On January 21, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a snowmobile theft from a residence on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported their snowmobile stolen from a backyard sometime overnight. Police and witnesses continued to look around town and eventually located it parked at a residence on Hutchison Avenue. A male and female on ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues into Fatal Hit & Run

Members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal hit and run collision involving a pedestrian. On January 20, 2023, shortly after 9:00 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle collision in which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 17, near Green Bay Road and Boundary Road in ...

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East Algoma OPP – Two charged after Break in

On January 18, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested two people in relation to a break in at a residence on Mount Lake, north or Elliot Lake. On January 17, 2023, police received information from the complainant who reported a break-in to a house on Mount Lake and a Ski-doo floater coat was stolen. The break-in occurred during ...

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SE OPP White River – Mischief Charges laid after domestic dispute

On January 15, 2023, at approximately 9:33 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Ontario Street in White River. As a result of the investigation, a 72-year-old person, from White River, was arrested and charged with the following: Mischief – Domestic, contrary to section 430(4) ...

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Marathon OPP – Drug Seizures in Marathon

A search warrant in the Town of Marathon has resulted in two individuals being arrested and charged with numerous offences. On January 17, 2023, at approximately 9:35 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Marathon OPP, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence ...

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East Algoma OPP – No Ice is “Safe Ice”

Snowmobile Safety Week runs January 14-22, 2023. The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding snowmobilers to ride safely for an enjoyable winter season. Snowmobiling is one of the joys of a Canadian winter. But, not taking the necessary precautions can quickly result in tragedy. No ice is “safe ice“. Underlying water currents or air pockets can create thin ice, even in ...

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Nipigon OPP – Driver of Stolen Vehicle Calls Police for Assistance

On Thursday January 12th, 2023 at 4:23pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon Detachment were dispatched to attend a local gas station. The driver of a commercial motor vehicle was requesting police assistance with a locked fuel card. Investigation determined their vehicle, a 2019 Peterbilt transport, had been reported stolen from Mississauga, Ontario. On the same date. Mohammed AL-BASHIRI ...

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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen Paul? LOCATED

Jan 13, 2023 at 18:15 On January 11, 2023, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma OPP Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to a report of a missing person from Algoma Mills within the Township of the North Shore. Paul ROUSSELLE has been located. The OPP would like to thank the public and media partners ...

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East Algoma OPP – Male charged after Stolen Vehicle found in Snowbank

On January 6, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged the driver involved in a Christmas Eve incident involving two stolen vehicles. On December 24, 2022, the complainant reported having their pick-up truck stolen from an address on Dieppe Avenue. Shortly after, the pick-up truck was located on Mississauga Avenue stuck in a snowbank. The driver fled on foot and ...

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Nipigon OPP – Impaired Charges after Traffic Complaint

On December 30, 2022, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon Detachment and the Lake Helen Police Service responded to a traffic complaint resulting in one person being arrested and criminally charged with impaired operation.   At approximately 3:00 a.m., members were dispatched to a traffic complaint in the Town of Red Rock. Officers successfully located the vehicle and ...

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