Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP – Practice Safe Winter Driving Habits

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the motoring public to practice safe winter driving habits. Snow and freezing temperatures will create some hazardous driving conditions.   Motorists are reminded to completely clear the snow off their vehicles and to ensure visibility in all directions before heading out onto the roadway. Especially the windshield. A buildup of ...

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Snowmobiling & Excessive Noise

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind snowmobilers to ride safely for an enjoyable winter season. Snowmobiling is one of the joys of a Canadian winter. However, excessive noise may be problematic for some communities and private property landowners.   The topic of snowmobile exhausts and the enforcement of modified exhausts has always been a hot topic in ...

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Charges Laid in September Motorycle Collision

On September 22, 2020, at approximately 5:04 p.m., members from the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle, on Highway 66 in McGarry Township. As a result of the investigation, Gabriel SIMARD, age 22, of Cheney, Ontario, has been charged with the following: ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation Continues into Fatal Collision on Highway 548

On December 14, 2020 at approximately 11:34 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), members from the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) Unit, St Joseph Fire Department and Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 548 south of Humbug Point Road and V Line Road in St. Joseph Township. Investigation determined ...

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Manitouwadge OPP – White River Driver charged with stunt driving

While conducted radar patrol Dec 13, 2020, on Highway 17 approximately 20Km west of White River, a Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer observed a vehicle traveling westbound at a high rate of speed. As a result Darren MCLEOD, age 29, of White River, ON was charged with Stunt Driving and received a 7-day license suspension as well as a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Hwy 548 Closed at Hardwood Drive

Presently, members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), members from the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) Unit and Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 548 south of Humbug Road and D Line Road in St. Joseph Township that occurred at 11:34 A.M. Highway 548 is closed in both directions at Hardwood Drive. The ...

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East Algoma OPP – Detachment Report

(MISSISSAUGA FIRST NATION, ON)– On December 3, 2020 at approximately 1:45 p.m., a member from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol duties on Highway 17 within the Territory of Mississauga First Nation. While stationary the officer observed a black older model pick-up truck approaching his location and recognized the driver and was aware ...

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Nipissing OPP investigate Body found in Eden Township

On December 8, 2020 at approximately 3 p.m., members of the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a body that had been located off of Tilton Lake Road, Eden Township. At this time, the identity of the deceased has not been confirmed. With the assistance of the Nipissing West OPP Crime Unit and the ...

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Nipigon OPP lay charges in overdose

On November 27, 2020, members of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Superior North EMS responded to a residence in Nipigon, Ontario for a report of a suspected drug overdose.  A 36-year-old was transported to the hospital where they recovered. An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the overdose was initiated by the OPP Community Street ...

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Marathon OPP – Marathon Man Charged with Operation While Impaired

On December 3, 2020 officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment conducted a Festive RIDE in the Town of Marathon. The officers conducted random roadside tests on drivers (for example, every 4 vehicles). At approximately 8:05 p.m., a driver failed the roadside test side on an Approved Screening Device (ASD) and was arrested. The driver was taken to ...

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Nipigon OPP – 12,750 Cartons of Cigarettes Seized

On November 29, 2020 at approximately 3:34 PM officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11-17, Shuniah Township. As a result of the traffic stop, officers located and seized 12,750 cartons of unmarked cigarettes. Officers also seized a quantity of Canadian currency. Daniel Deschamps, age 46 of Winnipeg, MB has been charged with ...

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SIU Investigating Death of Little Current Man

Ontario Provincial Police Manitoulin – On Friday November 27, 2020 at approximately 10:40 p.m. members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a request for assistance by the United Chiefs in Council of Manitoulin Police Service (UCCM) request for assistance regarding a domestic dispute.   The occurrence escalated to a barricaded person response. During the ...

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Espanola OPP – Fatal Collision closes Highway 17 – UPDATED

On November 27, 2020 at 7:25 a.m., members from the Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Manitoulin-Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Baldwin Township Fire Department and the OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) responded to a collision on Highway 17, approximately one kilometer west of Highway 6.   Investigation has determined that two vehicles were involved in a ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Drowning

On November 27, 2020 at 1:47 p.m., officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of Wikwemikong Tribal Police, Wikwemikong Fire Services, and the Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a possible drowning on the Georgian Bay North Shore off of Wikwemikong First Nation.   Investigation revealed two persons were ...

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Funeral of PC Marc Hovingh to be Livestreamed today at 1 p.m.

On November 19, 2020, Provincial Constable Marc Hovingh, a member of the Manitoulin Detachment of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), was killed in the line of duty during an investigation in Gore Bay. PC HOVINGH’s funeral will be taking place at Manitoulin Secondary School (SS) located in M’Chigeeng First Nation on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19 ...

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