Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP – Arson Charges Laid

On April 30, 2022, at approximately 12:51 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie OPP and the OPP’s Forensic Identification Services Unit responded to a structure fire on Lorne Street in the Town of Thessalon. Police arrived a short time later and found a residence engulfed in flames and the Thessalon ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Assault

On April 29, 2022, shortly after 10:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Northeast Region (Sudbury) Canine Unit responded to a weapons complaint at a residence on Village Road in the community of Serpent River First Nation. Investigation determined, numerous people were socializing at the ...

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SSM OPP – Investigation continues into fatal collision on Hwy 552

On April 30, 2022, at approximately 8:47 a.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the OPP’s North East Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team (TIME) and the Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) with the assistance of Goulais Fire and Rescue and Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services responded to fatal collision on ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Collision with Cruiser

On April 27, 2022, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members from the Batchewana Police Service and the Anishinabek Police Service (APS) received an assist call from the East Algoma OPP reporting a pick-up truck that left the Town of Thessalon driving erratically, excessive speeds and was westbound on Highway 17. At approximately 3:09 p.m., members from the Batchewana Police Service observed ...

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East Algoma OPP – Collision and 13th Impaired Charge Laid

On April 26, 2022, shortly after 10:15 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Chiblow Lake Road in the Village of Iron Bridge. Investigation determined a car failed to stop at the stop sign at Northern Avenue and Chiblow Lake Road, drove onto a residential property and ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges Laid at 8:30 a.m.

On April 26, 2022, shortly after 8:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver on Village Road in the community of Mississauga First Nation. A short time later police located the suspect vehicle and the driver at a residence on Max’s Road. While speaking to ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigation continues in Collision

On April 23, 2022 at 5:44 p.m. members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Township of Coldwell. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Marathon Fire Department were on scene to assist with the collision. Investigation revealed that a westbound motor vehicle left the ...

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TBay OPP – 611 Per Cent Increase in Seatbelt-Related Charges

This weekend’s seatbelt safety campaign proves that not wearing a seatbelt continues to be a serious problem on our roads. There was a 611 per cent increase in seatbelt-related charges year over year. Across North Western Ontario, 329 seatbelt-related charges were laid over the Easter long weekend compared to 37 in 2021. This includes charges for driver and passenger non-compliance, ...

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East Algoma OPP – 10th Impaired Charge Laid

On April 14th, 2022, shortly after 7:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Huron Line in Richards Landing. A short time later police arrived on scene and observed a black car in the northbound ditch.  As police were speaking to the driver of the car, officers ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – Driver stopped doing 170km/hr

On April 16, 2022, just after 12:00 a.m., an officer from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was patrolling Highway 11/17 between Oliver and John Street and observed a vehicle speeding at 170 km/hr. A 35-year-old male driver with 2 other passengers was stopped. Police determined the driver had been drinking and a roadside test to ...

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TBay OPP – Drive Safe this Long Weekend

With high winds and heavy snowfall/rain forecasted throughout North West Region, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding drivers to monitor alerts from Environment Canada and avoid non-essential travel. Weather conditions are expected to cause major delays and dangerous conditions on roads. Regardless of the weather, wearing a seatbelt should be a top priority. North West Region has seen a ...

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OPP Continue Search for Alyssa Turnbull

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing efforts to locate a young Nipigon woman two years after she had been reported missing. Alyssa Turnbull was last seen in Nipigon between March 23 and 25, 2020. The 26-year-old was reported missing by her mother on April 14, 2020. Since that time, an investigative team under the direction of the Criminal Investigation ...

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Nipigon and Schreiber OPP Detachments – Beware of fraudulent emails and telephone calls

The Nipigon and Schreiber Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are warning the public to beware of fraudulent emails and telephone calls. The OPP recommends to confirm who you are dealing with before sending any money or sharing personal information over the internet or the telephone. Scammers are increasingly using email, telephone calls and other online social media applications ...

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East Algoma OPP Lays 9th Impaired Charge of 2022

On April 8, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Shortly after 9:00 p.m., police observed a vehicle travelling eastbound on Causley Street with no taillights illuminated and a traffic stop was initiated. While police were speaking to the driver, officers determined ...

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East Algoma OPP attends local secondary school and lays assault charge

On April 11, 2022, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault a local secondary school on Kensington Avenue in Johnson Township. Investigation determined a student was physically assaulted when another student elbowed and slammed the 15 year-old victim’s head against a locker. As a result, a 15 ...

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