Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

SE OPP – Chapleau OPP Lay Charges After Break And Enter

On October 5, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter at a seasonal residence on Serviss Lake near Chapleau, Ontario. Officers attended the scene and observed signs of forced entry into the residence and that multiple items had been taken from inside. Police were able to ...

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CyberCrime Costs Everyone

Cybercrime costs all Ontarians by directly victimizing individuals, businesses and provincial infrastructure. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) views Cyber Security Awareness Month as an opportunity to take a multi-pronged approach to address the many threats posed by cybercriminals and, through education and awareness, reducing cybercrime and its negative impact. Cybercrime occurs when technology is used to carry out criminal offences ...

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OPP Conducts Fall Seat Belt Campaign (October 2 – 11, 2019)

Forty two (42) people who were not safely buckled up have died in collisions on OPP-patrolled roads so far this year, a 20 percent spike over the 35 seat belt-related deaths at this time last year. As OPP officers gear up for their Fall Seat Belt Campaign, they are reminding drivers and passengers that being ejected from a vehicle is ...

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Bear Attack in Kenora

At 11:11a.m. on Thursday September 26, 2019 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to the report of a bear attack on the Rice Lake Road. The OPP responded to a report of a 69 year old male, with non-life threatening injuries who was on route to the hospital who stated he had been ...

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Copper Thieves

On September 24, 2019, members of the Superior East and East Algoma Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to reports of copper wire thefts from two Bell tower sites along Highway 129. Thefts from towers located near Flame Lake and Aubrey Falls occurred during the afternoon hours of September 21, 2019. Approximately $20000 worth of copper was taken from ...

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Marathon OPP Helping in Search for Missing 28 year old from Toronto

The Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is assisting the Toronto Police Service (TPS) and The Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) in the search for a missing Toronto man. Brian Penny is described as a 28 year old, Caucasian male, 5’9″, 165 pounds, thin build, and fair complexion with brown hair, beard and brown eyes. He arrived in Thunder Bay on ...

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SIU Invokes Mandate after Collision in Matheson

On September 24, 2019, at approximately 11:17 a.m., the Matheson Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate a driving complaint on Highway 11, near Matheson.   The driver was located and soon afterwards was involved in a motor vehicle collision with another vehicle on Highway 11 in Matheson. As a result, the driver from the traffic complaint ...

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Have you seen Steven Leblanc of Elliot Lake?

On September 16, 2019, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Elliot Lake Detachment responded to a report of a missing male from the Elliot Lake, Ontario area. OPP Investigation has revealed that Steven LEBLANC, a 56 year old male had not been heard from since the first week of September, 2019. He is described as white, approximately 5′ 10″ ...

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Sault OPP warn of increased Meth Presence in Ontario

The Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Rankin Police Service and the Anishinabek Police Service would like to inform the public that police have identified the increase in the use, trafficking, importation and production of Methamphetamine (meth) in Ontario. With the expected increase in growth due to its accessibility and demand, police understand the serious impact methamphetamine may have ...

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Greenstone OPP investigate Burning Vehicles

On September 18, 2019 at 3:42am, members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Greenstone Fire Department received a report of a fire at a commercial property on Queen Street in the Town of Longlac, ON. Police and Fire Department arrived on scene to find several vehicles located in the parking lot of the property, ...

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Human Remains Discovered in Elliot Lake over Weekend – UPDATE

On August 11, 2019, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of human remains in a wooded area within the City of Elliot Lake.   The Ontario Forensic Pathology Service has conducted a post mortem examination of the human remains.  The results have confirmed the remains are those of James Lee (Jimmy) MONEY ...

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North Bay OPP investigate fatal collision between bicyclist and car – UPDATE

Sep 7, 2019 @ 07:10 – On September 1, 2019, at approximately 9:10 a.m., the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called to investigate a motor vehicle collision on Highway 63 in the City of North Bay between a bicycle and a passenger car. The cyclist has been identified as 24-year-old, Shelby DICKEY, from Grey County, Ontario. The ...

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OPP Respond to theft of motor vehicle in Awares Township

On September 3, 2019 at approximately 3:50 a.m. members from Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a motor vehicle in Aweres Township, Ontario.   Officers located the vehicle on Highway 17, Aweres Twp where they attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The driver did not comply with police as the vehicles speed increased and exceeded ...

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Soo OPP Charge Male after ditching vehicle and running

On September 3, 2019 at approximately 3:50 a.m. members from Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a motor vehicle in Aweres Township, Ontario. Officers located the vehicle on Highway 17, Aweres Twp where they attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The driver did not comply with police as the vehicles speed increased and exceeded ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Looking for assistance in locating Alain Bergeron

Sep 3, 2019 @ 11:51 – On September 1, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a missing person in Chapleau, Ontario. Alain BERGERON, a 36-year-old male, was last seen walking on Cogen Road in Chapleau, Ontario, on August 29, 2019. He is described as approximately 5’8″ ...

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