Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP – Suspicious Fire being Investigated

On November 19, 2021 at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a fire at a vacant building on Lisbon Road in Elliot Lake. The Elliot Lake Fire Department were in attendance to extinguish the fire. The fire looked to be deliberately set and unknown person(s) vacated the property prior ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigation continues after sudden death

On November 12, 2021 at approximately 6:07 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Burpee & Mills Township Fire Department responded to a report of a sudden death on Poplar Road. The deceased has been identified as Matthew MANDIGO, 31-years-old, of Sables-Spanish Rivers Township.  The cause of death ...

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East Algoma OPP – Looking for assistance in Suspicious Person Occurrence

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for assistance in regards to a suspicious person occurrence on November 10, 2021 on Hirshhorn Avenue in Elliot Lake. Police were called to a nearby school at approximately 9:00 a.m. by administrative staff reporting a student was approached by a person while walking to school that morning. The person is described ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after traffic complaint

On November 13, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic related complaint of a possible impaired driver on Highway 108 south of Elliot Lake. Police received a complainant of a dark coloured pick-up truck on Highway 17 crossing the centre line and hitting the shoulder numerous times. The pick-up truck turned onto Highway ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after serious assault

On November 12, 2021, at approximately 11:50 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Farrell Crescent, Elliot Lake in relation to a serious assault. The complainant had reported he hit a man in the head with a hammer after he tried to break in to the complainant’s house. After investigation, police learned ...

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East Algoma OPP – Looking for assistance in Fire

On November 8, 2021 at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of smoke emanating from inside a vacant building on Lisbon Road in Elliot Lake. The Elliot Lake Fire Department attended to ensure the fire was extinguished. The fire looked to be deliberately set and unknown person(s) vacated the property ...

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Des collectivités plus sûres pour un Ontario plus fort

Alors que l’Ontario souligne la Semaine de la prévention du crime, le gouvernement demande aux Ontariens et Ontariennes de se mobiliser dans leur collectivité en prenant quelques mesures simples pour assurer leur propre sécurité et empêcher la criminalité tout au long de l’année. La Semaine de la prévention du crime, qui se déroule du 7 au 13 novembre, est un ...

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Crime Prevention Week: “Safer Communities, Stronger Ontario”

The week of November 7-13, 2021 has been designated as Crime Prevention Week in Ontario. In partnership with the Government of Ontario’s Ministry of Solicitor General and OACP the Kirkland Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will place emphasis on crime prevention, community safety and well-being. This year’s theme for Crime Prevention Week is: “Safer Communities, Stronger Ontario”. We are fortunate ...

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East Algoma OPP – Winter Tires are Important

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to ensure drivers stay safe during the upcoming snowy season while traveling on the roads. A key part of road safety is making sure your vehicle has proper road surface traction in the winter. All-season tires don’t work the same on snow, ice or cold pavement. The stopping distance of a car ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigate Collision near Rouse Lake

On Thursday November 4, 2021 approximately 01:52 pm, officers of the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a Dodge Caravan and a Tractor Trailer on Highway 17, approximately 20km east of Marathon near Rouse Lake. Officers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Marathon Fire Department (MFD) arrived on scene to ...

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Ontario Expanding OPP Crisis Call Diversion Program

Ontario is extending resources to individuals experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis by expanding the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crisis Call Diversion Program to the OPP Provincial Communications Centres in Orillia and North Bay, beginning today. The OPP Crisis Call Diversion program, announced earlier this year, is designed to help provincial police officers offer the most appropriate response to ...

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L’Ontario élargit le Programme de renvoi des appels de crise de la PPO

L’Ontario offre, à compter d’aujourd’hui, des ressources aux personnes qui traversent une crise de santé mentale ou de toxicomanie en étendant le Programme de renvoi des appels de crise de la Police provinciale de l’Ontario (PPO) aux centres de communication de la Police provinciale à Orillia et à North Bay. Annoncé plus tôt cette année, le Programme de renvoi des ...

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South Porcupine OPP Investigate Fatal Collision on Hwy 144

On November 2, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious single motor vehicle collision on Highway 144 in Paudash Township, approximately 25 kilometers south of Highway 560. It has been confirmed that one person has died as a result of the collision. The OPP Technical Collision Investigators ...

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East Algoma OPP – Help requested in stolen outboard motors

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for assistance in regards to numerous outboard boat motors that were stolen from two locations in Blind River between October 25 and October 26, 2021. A 2018 Honda 225 horsepower four-stroke motor with serial # BABJ1808111 and a 2018 Honda 9.9 horsepower four-stroke motor with serial # BAGJ1700267 were stolen from ...

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