Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP Lays 9th Impaired Charge of 2022

On April 8, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Shortly after 9:00 p.m., police observed a vehicle travelling eastbound on Causley Street with no taillights illuminated and a traffic stop was initiated. While police were speaking to the driver, officers determined ...

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Nipigon OPP – Driver charged after Traffic Stop

On April 10, 2022 at approximately 9:09 a.m. an officer from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop in the Township of Nipigon. While speaking with the driver, it was determined that they had been consuming alcohol. The officer made a demand for an approved screening device breath sample. The driver failed, was placed under ...

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SE OPP – Arrest made after Domestic Assault

On March 30, 2022, at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Michipicoten First Nation, near Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 46-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of ...

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SE OPP – Arrest made after Possible Impaired Driver Report

On March 29, 2022 at approximately 5:56 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a possible impaired driver operating a four-door sedan on Highway 17 in White River. The vehicle was located and further investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. A small amount of suspected methamphetamine was also located in the ...

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SE OPP – Arrest made after Domestic Dispute

On April 2, 2022, at approximately 11:50 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Broadway Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 25-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Trespass Complaint

On April 4, 2022, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a trespass and theft-related occurrence at a retail store on Highway 108 in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported viewing video surveillance of a person entering the store and stealing numerous items. Police viewed the video and recognized the person. On April 5, 2022 at approximately 4:30 ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break & Enter Charges Laid

On March 23, 2022, shortly after 9:45 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter that occurred at approximately 5:00 a.m. at a residence on Fremont Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined items stolen were two guitars, guitar accessories, a laptop and clothing ...

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Northwest OPP – 31% Increase Year-Over-Year with 429 Incidents Reported

2021 was the highest year on record for sexual assaults reported to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in North West Region. From January 1 to December 31, 2021, approximately 429 sexual assaults were reported. This is a 31% increase from 2020, with 327 incidents having been reported that year. Broken down by the detachment that investigated these incidents, this includes: ...

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NIpigon OPP – Investigation continues into Fatal Collision

On April 4, 2022 at approximately 6:15 pm officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11, in the Municipality of Greenstone. Initial investigation indicates two Sport Utility Vehicles collided head on. Two individuals were pronounced deceased at the scene and a third party was taken to the Thunder Bay ...

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Did you know this man?

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released a clay facial reconstruction in the hope of identifying human remains first recovered west of Kingston in October 1989. At a virtual media conference today, the OPP, in partnership with the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service and the Office of the Chief Coroner, unveiled a three-dimensional model of what is believed to be a ...

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SSM OPP – Fatal Collision Victim Identified

On March 27, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services and Batchewana Fire Rescue responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a car and an SUV on Highway 17 at Sawpit Bay in Ryan Township (north of Pancake Provincial Park). Investigation determined a car ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – 49 charges laid in 3 days at Sistonen’s Corner

Between March 25th and March 27th, 2022, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Traffic Incident Management Enforcement Unit (TIME) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) conducted a traffic Initiative in and around the junction of Hwy. 102 and Hwy. 11/17 commonly known as Sistonen’s Corner.   This initiative was brought as part of an ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person arrested at Mischief Call

On March 25, 2022, at approximately 4:30 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to mischief related occurrence at an apartment building on Dunn Road in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a known person proceeded smash windows in the building with a hammer. Prior to this call, police had attended and dealt with the same person ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Firearms Offences Charges Laid

On March 16, 2022, shortly after 7:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance call on Youngfox Road in the Town of Blind River. Information gleaned during the investigation led to a warrant being executed at the residence with the assistance of the OPP’s East Algoma Crime Unit, Canine Unit ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arson Charges Laid

On March 21, 2022, at approximately 11:55 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disturbance related occurrence at an apartment complex on Dunn Road in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported having their door kicked and pepper spray deployed in the hallway. Police attended and the suspects were not located or identified at that time.  At approximately ...

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