Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

Marathon/Manitouwadge OPP aid in retrieving Pilot after Crash Landing

Nov 7, 2017 @ 21:01 On Monday, November 6, 2017, at approximately 03:20 p.m. members of the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an airplane crash east of Marathon. Wilderness Helicopters assisted with a helicopter and two OPP officers to locate the aircraft. The pilot was able to communicate with officers using his cellphone and help pinpoint his location ...

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UPDATE – Schreiber OPP look for missing male – Andrew Savage

UPDATED – Nov 4, 2017 @ 08:07 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have concluded their search for 35-year-old Andrew SAVAGE of Terrace Bay. On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, at 6:00 pm OPP were notified that Andrew SAVAGE of Terrace Bay, Ontario, was missing. Members of Mr. SAVAGE’s family contacted the Schreiber OPP advising they were concerned for his well-being. He was last seen ...

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Marathon OPP Charge Males with Theft near scene of Cattle Truck Collision

Oct 30, 2017 @ 08:02 On Sunday, October 29, 2017, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged two males after hearing gunshots near the scene of an MVC involving a cattle truck on Saturday, October 28, 2017, west of Marathon on Highway 17, just west of the Little Pic River Bridge. 43-year-old male, Darcy COUGHLAN of Marathon, ON ...

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Cattle Truck involved in MVC

Oct 28, 2017 @ 20:03 On Saturday, October 28, 2017 at approximately 11:45 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon on Highway 17, just west of the Little Pic River Bridge. An eastbound tractor trailer failed to negotiate a corner and left the roadway tipping into the south ditch. The ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Hwy 17 (Sudbury) – Now Open

Oct 27, 2017 @ 22:14 At 22:14 OPP Communications NER tweeted – Road Closure: #Hwy17 b/t Hwy144 & St Pothier Rd #Whitefish #Naughton – Highway reopened Oct 27, 2017 @ 20:46 On October 27, 2017 at 3:54 p.m., members of the Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Sudbury Fire Department and the Sudbury District Emergency Medical Services ...

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Hwy17 – OPEN (Manitoba border to Ignace)

Oct 26, 2017 @ 19:30 Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Hwy 17 re-opened: 1839hrs Oct 26, 2017 @ 16:30 Hwy 17 at Shabaqua now open to Ignace.  Hwy still closed west and east from Ignace to the Manitoba border. Oct 26, 2017 @ 14:01 Members of the Kenora Ontario Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are advising ...

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$12,000 Drug bust in Wawa

Oct 24, 2017 @ 20:41 On October 23, 2017, at approximately 5:20 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and members from the Superior East (Wawa) OPP detachment executed a warrant on a residence in the town of Wawa. As a result of police investigation, a quantity of drugs was located at the residence ...

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East Algoma OPP want drivers to stay safe this winter

Oct 24, 2017 @ 09:28 The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to ensure drivers stay safe during the upcoming snowy season while traveling on the roads. Provincial Constable James Walback, a Licensed Automotive Service Technician and a Certified Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Inspector, has experience working with tires. He says that a key part of road safety is making sure ...

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Tractor Trailer Driver has to be extricated from truck

Oct 19, 2017 @ 08:30 On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at approximately 10:10 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision east of Marathon on Highway 17, just east of White Lake Narrows. An eastbound tractor-trailer failed to negotiate a corner and left the roadway colliding with rocks and coming to rest in the ...

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Impaired Man – Damages and sinks power boat

Oct 16, 2017 @ 23:32 Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marine and Trails Unit (MTU) have charged a Kenora man following a marine incident on Lake of the Woods.   On Friday, October 13, 2017 shortly before 5:30 pm, police received a call of a vessel operating at a high rate of speed in the area of Keewatin ...

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OPP Identify Victim in Collision East of Terrace Bay

Oct 16, 2017 @ 11:01 On October 16, 2017 at approximately 9:01 p.m. officers from the Terrace Bay and Marathon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single vehicle fatal motor vehicle collision involving a commercial motor vehicle travelling between Jackfish Hill and the Steel River Bridge on Highway 17.   The male driver was confirmed dead ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate Fatal Collision

Oct 13, 2017 @ 16:43 On October 13, 2017, shortly before 11:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police Detachment and members from the OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) responded to a single motor vehicle collision approximately 20 kilometres north of the City of Elliot Lake on Highway 638. The female driver was transported by Algoma Emergency Medical Services ...

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Impaired Driver found in Thessalon Ditch

Oct 11, 2017 @ 09:31 On October 7, 2017, shortly after 1:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of the Town of Thessalon.   Investigation determined that an intoxicated female had been driving aggressively eastbound on Highway 17. The female driver then lost control and ...

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Impaired driver backs into Motel in Bruce Mines

Oct 11, 2017 @ 09:28 On October 7, 2017, shortly after 4:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision that occurred at a local motel in the Town of Bruce Mines.   Investigation determined that an intoxicated male backed his pick-up truck through a motel window and caused extensive ...

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