Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

OPP Investigating Disappearance of James Money – UPDATE

Sep 3, 2019 @ 11:49 – On August 29, 2019, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment Crime Unit and the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) arrested a male in relation to the disappearance of James (Jimmy) MONEY. In May of 2019, members the OPP learned that James (Jimmy) Lee MONEY, a 62-year-old male, had not been heard ...

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North Bay OPP Charge Male after Boat Capsizes

On August 28, 2019, at approximately 5:45 p.m. the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a capsized boat in Callander Bay, Lake Nipissing, Ontario.   There were three males on board and their vessel was heavily loaded with construction material, as they were on route to an island camp. They were approximately one kilometer from shore when the ...

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Sudbury OPP investigate collision on Highway 144 – UPDATE

Sep 1, 2019 @ 08:12 – On August 20, 2019 at approximately 7:45 a.m., officers from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Cartier Fire Department and Ornge Air Ambulance responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 144 at Crab Lake, Cartier Township, Ontario. Investigation revealed the northbound pick-up truck drove ...

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OPP Launch Distracted Driving Campaign for Labour Day Long Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be focusing on Distracted Driving this Labour Day Long Weekend from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2, 2019. The OPP will be educating road users in an effort to change driving behaviour and save lives. Officers in the Northeast Region have investigated 15 fatal motor vehicle collisions so far this year (August 12, 2019). Eleven ...

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Have you seen Seth Mason? UPDATE

Aug 26, 2019 @ 07:35 – On August 22, 2019, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a missing male from the Blind River, Ontario area.  17 year old male Seth MASON has not returned home for numerous days.  Police and family were concerned for his well-being. On August 25, 2019, Seth MASON was ...

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James Bay OPP investigate collision that kills female youth and injures 3 others – UPDATE

Aug 22, 2019 @ 09:15 – On August 16, 2019, at approximately 8:15 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Kapuskasing Fire Department responded a single motor vehicle collision on Cargill Road in the Town of Kapuskasing. Three occupants, all youths, were injured and one 17-year-old ...

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Nipigon OPP deploy spike belt to stop stolen vehicle

  On Monday, August 19th, 2019, at approximately 9:45 pm officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted by a member of the public advising someone had stolen their pickup truck from their driveway. Officers conducted patrols locating the stolen vehicle approximately 5 minutes later in the Town of Nipigon. An officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop however ...

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Hwy 17 Closed (near Pearl, east of Thunder Bay) – UPDATE

On August 19, 2019, at approximately 6:05 p.m., officers from the Thunder Bay and Nipigon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 near Pearl Road 5, in the Municipality of Shuniah. Preliminary investigation revealed that an eastbound Sport Utility Vehicle ...

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Thessalon OPP – Phone Systems are Repaired

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Thessalon Detachment was experiencing issues with the office phone system.   All phones are now operational and members of the public looking to call the detachment may do so.   Front-line policing operations were not impacted by this issue.   Thank you for your understanding during this outage.

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Two Off-Road Vehicle Deaths have OPP Issuing Safety Message

Thousands of drivers throughout the province chose to be issued traffic citations rather than be the safe motorists the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had hoped they would be over the Civic Day Long Weekend. Despite letting drivers know about their Move Over Campaign ahead of the long weekend, the OPP laid355 charges against drivers who were in a position, but ...

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No Confirmed Sighting of British Columbia Suspects

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating numerous reports from across the province of suspicious vehicles and or young males believed to be the British Columbia homicide suspects. The OPP continues to work with members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and has assigned an investigative team, under the direction of Detective Inspector Matt Watson, Criminal Investigation Branch ...

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OPP Conducts “Move Over” Campaign (August 2-5, 2019)

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is concerned by the number of drivers who ignore Ontario’s Move Over Law and place police, other emergency personnel and tow truck drivers at risk on the roadside. The OPP laid 1,891 charges last year against drivers who failed to slow down and move over, marking one of the highest number of annual OPP charges ...

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OPP investigate Fatal Collision between Tractor Trailer and SUV west of Marathon

Jul 31, 2019 @ 11:11 – UPDATE Road Closure: #Hwy17 between #Marathon and #TerraceBay – Highway now alternating traffic through. Jul 31, 2019 @ 09:42 – On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at approximately 21:45 pm, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a tractor-trailer unit (TTU) and an SUV ...

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Tractor Trailer Driver stabbed by Passenger

On July 24, 2019, at approximately 1:25 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stabbing incident on Highway 11, between Iroquois Falls and Cochrane, Ontario. Investigation revealed the driver of a tractor-trailer was stabbed by the passenger while driving.  The driver was transported to hospital by the Cochrane District ...

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Additional Charges Laid in UHaul crashing into Cochrane OPP Detachment

On July 22, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle crashing into the OPP detachment on Third Avenue in the Town of Cochrane, Ontario. A member of the public, who was in the front lobby, suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital by the ...

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