Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP – Arrest three after Vehicle Complaint

On August 31st, 2021, at approximately 12:42 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspicious persons in a vehicle complaint at a gas station on Highway 108 in the City of Elliot Lake.   At approximately 12:48 p.m., police observed the suspect vehicle on Hillside Drive South and initiated a traffic ...

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East Algoma OPP – 27th Impaired Driving Charge Laid

On August 27th, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver in the City of Elliot Lake. Shortly after 2:15 p.m., police observed the suspect vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 108 (south of Mountain Road) and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking to the driver police ...

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East Algoma OPP – Today is International Overdose Awareness Day

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day. Opioid overdoses are claiming the lives of thousands of people across Ontario and are steadily increasing. The statistics and numbers related to overdoses do not capture the profound distress being felt by those impacted. Observers may hesitate to call 911 in fear of police involvement. To encourage people to seek life-saving assistance the East Algoma Ontario ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault Charges Laid

On August 25h, 2021, shortly after 9:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Mississauga First Nation Police Services responded to a domestic disturbance at a local gas station on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined a couple were having an argument in the gas station parking lot ...

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East Algoma OPP – 2021’s 26th Impaired Charge Laid

Aug 25, 2021 at 09:50 On August 25th, 2021, at approximately  4:25 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information from Sault Ste Marie Police Services of a possible a possible impaired driver that left Sault Ste Marie and may be driving east on Highway 17.   At approximately 5:11 a.m., police observed ...

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OPP Continue Search for Robert Aho

Aug 25, 2021 at 09:49   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Ontario Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains (ONCMPUR) shared a video on social media to seek the public’s assistance in a missing person case from Marten River. Thirty-one-year-old Robert (Robbie) AHO left Land O’Lakes Cottages in Marten River on October 12, 2009. A few days after ...

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East Algoma OPP – Warning of Catalytic Converter Thefts

Aug 24, 2021 at 13:44 On August 23rd, 2021 members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a catalytic converter from a car that was parked overnight at the Hilton Beach Marina in the Town of Hilton Beach. On August 10th, 2021, OPP members responded to a theft of a catalytic ...

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East Algoma OPP – Threat Charges Laid

On August 22nd, 2021, shortly after 9:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to threats complaint at McCarthy Lake Boat launch south of the City of Elliot Lake.   Investigation determined an argument ensued between the two victims and another camper. The argument became heated resulting in the couple being threatened.   As ...

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East Algoma OPP – 2021’s 25th Impaired Charge Laid

On August 24th, 2021, shortly after 11:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver that was all over the road and driving aggressively on Scott Road in the City of Elliot Lake. Police located the pickup truck on Pearson Drive and initiated a traffic ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate Fatal ATV collision

On August 21st, 2021, shortly after 12:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and members from the Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a collision involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on Carpenter Lake Road (Carpenter Lake) approximately 48 kilometres north of the Town of Bruce Mines.   Investigation revealed that an ATV was northbound ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault Charge Laid

On August 16th, 2021, shortly after 7:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a family dispute at a residence on Hillside Drive South in the community of Serpent River First Nation.   Investigation determined two family members began to argue and escalated to an altercation with one of the siblings being ...

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East Algoma OPP – Theft Charges Laid

On August 18th, 2021, shortly after 7:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft from a vehicle on Division Street in the Town of Blind River.   Investigation determined several items were stolen from a vehicle including some loose change. A description of two people was provided and a short time ...

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SSM OPP – Lay Charges in MVC that Closed Hwy 17 briefly this afternoon

On August 18, 2021 members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Batchewana Police Service and Goulais Fire and Rescue responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 North, Goulais Township involving two pickup trucks.   Investigation revealed that both trucks were northbound and the lead truck was slowing down to make a left ...

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Federal Offender Wanted – Michael Leclair

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of statutory release. Michael LECLAIR is described as an Indigenous male, 30 years of age, 5’10” (178cm),161lbs (073kg)  with brown hair and brown eyes. He is currently serving a four (4) ...

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