Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid in flight from Police

On February 15, 2021, shortly after 12:30 a.m., East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle idling on Park Road in the community of Mississauga First Nation. The driver then proceeded eastbound on Highway 17 towards the Town of Blind River.   Upon entering Blind River, the driver crossed into oncoming traffic on Causley Street. The driver changed its direction of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break & Enter Charges laid

On February 16, 2021, at approximately 6:00 a.m. East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a Break and Enter that occurred sometime overnight at a residence on Cloudslee Road in Plummer Additional Township.   Investigation determined the suspect gained access to the house by forced entry through a door. Police observed of fresh tire tracks, footwear impressions, and drag marks ...

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Blind River – Drug Warrant Executed

On February 16, 2021, shortly after 6:15 p.m., members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OP East Algoma Crime Unit, the OPP’s North East Community Street Crime Unit, the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), Manitoulin OPP Crime Unit, the OPP’s North East Canine Unit, the Greater Sudbury Police’s Integrated Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid in Neighbour Dispute

On February 15, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a neighbour dispute related call on Ste Camillus Crescent in the City of Elliot Lake.   The complainant reported on-going disputes with their neighbour. On this date, words were exchanged and the neighbour threatened the complainant. After police investigation, a person was arrested and charged. ...

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Marathon OPP – Victim identified in collision

On Saturday, February 13, 2021, approximately 07:21 pm, officers of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a pickup truck and tractor-trailer unit (TTU) on Highway 17, approximately 30km west of Marathon near the Little Pic River Bridge. Officers arrived on the scene to find a blue TTU in ...

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OPP save Lives with Naloxone

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has saved 210 lives by administering naloxone since frontline officers were equipped in September 2017. The opioid crisis continues to affect people from communities across Ontario, which is evident from the continued increase in opioid-related overdoses as well as the number of occurrences where officers have had to administer naloxone to save a life. Key ...

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Victim Identifed in Collision Near Batchawana Bay

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 north in Batchewana Bay involving a tractor trailer and motor vehicle.   Sault OPP along with the assistance of the Batchewana Volunteer Fire Department and an Ontario Provincial Police Technical Traffic Collision Investigator ...

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Manitouwadge OPP arrest Male in Death of Wayne Allen

On January 30, 2021, the Manitouwadge Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint of a disturbance at a residence on Flicker Street in the Township of Manitouwadge. Police attended the scene and located a male with life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported by Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The ...

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Victim identified in Hwy 556 snowmobile collision

On January 24, 2021, the Sault Ste Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a snowmobile collision on Highway 556 near Ranger Lake in Snow Township.   A collision between a pick-up truck and snowmobile occurred.  The snowmobile operator, 40 year old Michael TREMBLAY from Sault Ste Marie was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The investigation is ongoing under the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Victim Identified in Huron Shores Township Snowmobile Collision

On January 26, 2021, at approximately 9:30 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a snowmobile collision near Dayton Road in Huron Shores Township.   A single snowmobile had collided with a gate leading to private property.  Wade KIRBY, 30 years old from Goulais Township was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The investigation is ongoing under the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic Stop results in multiple charges for Trio

On January 23, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 17    in the Town of Blind River.   At approximately 2:00 p.m., police initiated a traffic stop near the junction of Highway 17 and Birchwood Circle. While speaking to the occupants of the car, the officer detected a strong ...

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SSM OPP investigate snowmobile fatality on Highway 556 near Ranger Lake

On January 24, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m. the Sault Ste Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a snowmobile collision on Highway 556 near Ranger Lake in Snow Township.   A collision between a pick-up truck and a snowmobile occurred.  The 40-year-old snowmobile operator from Sault Ste Marie was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The investigation is ongoing under ...

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Manitoulin OPP make arrests in Espanola Shooting Incident

On January 21, 2021, members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a shooting incident on Albert Street in Espanola. A person suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to hospital. Witnesses observed numerous people running away from the house afterwards. The OPP and Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) Tactical Unit arrested three individuals a short ...

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OPP to enforce the Stay-at-Home Order

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new Stay-at-Home Order to limit mobility outside their homes, except for essential reasons, to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. OPP officers will enforce the Stay-at-Home Order, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA), and the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) by focusing on non-compliance ...

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