Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

Fiery Collision Closes Hwy 11 north of Englehart

  At approximately 4:46 p.m. December 11, 2018, members from the Kirkland Lake Detachment and the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 11 just north of Englehart, Ontario.   A tractor trailer collided with a cube van. The collision caused the vehicles to catch fire. Unknown injuries at this time. Assisting with this ...

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OPP charge 23 with 156 offences including charges relating to the Criminal Code of Canada and the Controlled Drug & Substances Act (CDSA)

Several Ontario residents face numerous charges following a multi-jurisdiction investigation into trafficking of illegal firearms and illegal drugs in the Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe areas of Ontario. Noting a rise in domestically-sourced guns, Project RENNER began in April 2018 as a high-level Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) investigation targeting an organized crime group that had been producing restricted and ...

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Pedestrian Dies after Motor Vehicle Collision, Driver Located and Charged

On December 4, 2018, at approximately 7:40 p.m. members of the Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on Wikwemikong Way, on the Wikwemikong First Nation Territory, Ontario. Pedestrian, Joseph Thomas NESHKEWE, 67-years-old, from Wikwemikong First Nation was taken to hospital where he later died. A post mortem examination was conducted yesterday, at the ...

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Marathon OPP Officer is Honoured with an Accolade Award

Provincial Constable Peter Bertin of the Marathon OPP was honoured with an Accolade Award at a special presentation ceremony at the Ontario Provincial Police General Headquarters in Orillia, ON. These prestigious awards are only given out once a year. Bertin was recognized under the “Dedication” category for his continued support of the Marathon Community Policing Program.

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Collision on Highway 11 leads to impaired Charge

On Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at approximately 10:00 am officers from the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at the Highway 11 and Gas Road intersection in Lake Helen First Nation. The driver of a blue Dodge pickup truck collided into the rear of a grey Ford Fusion as it was turning ...

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Hwy 69 Reopens

On December 6, 2018 shortly before 6:00 a.m., a member of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) involving two commercial motor vehicles resulting in a chemical spill on the Key River Bridge in Key River, Ontario. The responding officer was exposed to a potentially hazardous chemical and was transported ...

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Manitouwadge OPP Charge Snowmachine Driver with Impaired Operation of a MSV

On December 2, 2018 at approximately 11:00 p.m. an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment was on patrol when he observed a motorized snow machine (MSV) driving on a roadway in Manitouwadge. The MSV was traveling in the center of the roadway and when police attempted to stop the MSV the driver failed to stop. The officer ...

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East Algoma OPP Charge Man After Traffic Complaint

On November 27, 2018, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a driving complaint on Highway 17 near the St. Joseph Island turnoff in Johnson Township, Ontario.   The complainant reported people in a small pick-up truck sitting on each other’s laps operating in an unsafe manner. Police observed the pick-up truck travelling on Taylor Street in Bruce Mines.  It ...

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Changes in the North East Region (NER) Command team

Chief Superintendent Fern Labelle, Regional Commander for the North East Region’s Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announces the following changes within the North East Region (NER) Command team. Newly promoted Superintendent Mike Pilon has assumed command of the Regional Superintendent of Support portfolio. Superintendent Pilon has 24 years of policing experience. His career began at the Cochrane Detachment in 1994 before ...

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Collision west of Schreiber Claims Life – Closes highway for 11 hours

On Thursday, November 22, 2018, at approximately 7:04 pm, officers from the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 west of Schreiber A westbound vehicle collided with an eastbound vehicle on Highway17 just east of Whitesand Road. The driver of the westbound vehicle Rikki-Leigh Jocelyn CLARK, 24 years of ...

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Marathon OPP Investigate Break & Enter, 10 charges laid against individual

On November 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) Pic River Detachment, were dispatched to Nature Nut Resort & Café on Highway 17 approximately 40km east of Marathon regarding a Break and Enter (B&E) in progress. When officers arrived they located a male outside the business. He ...

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Elliot Lake launches ‘Safe Trade’

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are happy to announce that Project Safe Trade is now available at the East Algoma OPP Detachment, 47 Hillside Drive North, Elliot Lake, Ontario.   Project Safe Trade is a community safety initiative that is “municipality driven” in keeping with the community mobilization concepts. The purpose is to create a “community safe zone” at an ...

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