Author Archives: Ontario Provincial Police

U-Haul drives into Cochrane Detachment – Detachment Closed at this time UPDATE

Jul 23, 2019 @ 11:20: The James Bay (Cochrane) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment is closed at this time as a result of an ongoing investigation. There is no change in our police operations for the community of Cochrane and surrounding areas. Officers are still working and taking calls for service. The public can attend the OPP Detachment located in Iroquois Falls ...

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Fort Frances OPP advise of McIrvine Road Closure due to derailment

At approximately 11:00pm on Sunday July 21, 2019 there was a collision between two trains at the McIrvine road crossing in Fort Frances, Ontario. This collision caused five train cars to dislodge from the tracks. The Ontario Provincial Police is glad to report that there were no injuries, and no leaks or spills from the collision. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police, Fort ...

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Focused patrols to begin on Whitefish Island

The Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in partnership with the Batchewana Police Service, Sault Ste. Marie Police Service and Parks Canada have joined forces in conducting focused patrols on Whitefish Island.   Whitefish Island is a rich cultural site in downtown Sault Ste. Marie just below the International Bridge with the St. Mary’s rapids flowing through it. The island ...

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South Porcupine OPP charge driver with impaired after collision on Hwy 101

On July 9, 2019 at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 101 in Taylor Township, Ontario. The collision occurred between a pickup truck and a farm tractor. Three people were taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Standard Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) was ...

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SSM OPP investigate Single Motorcycle Collision on Highway 550

On Sunday, July 7, 2019, at approximately 3:53 p.m., officers from the Sault Ste. Marie detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motorcycle collision on Highway 550 near Douglas Drive in Prince Township, Ontario.   The 51-year-old driver of the motorcycle was transported to ...

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SSM OPP Investigate Fatal Collision – Motorcyclist Identified

On July 6, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Batchewana Police Service, Goulais Fire and Rescue and Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 17 between Highway 552 and Pinsehores Road in Goulais Township, Ontario.   The driver of the motorcycle, Jeffory WOLFENDEN, ...

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West Parry Sound OPP Release name of Deceased in Collision

On July 4, 2019, at approximately 12:39 p.m., members from the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the West Parry Sound and Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the Britt Fire Department, responded to a collision involving a pickup truck and a fuel tanker truck on Highway 69 in the area of the French River. The ...

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Lifejacket Use saves six lives on Moose River

On July 7, 2019, at approximately 4:40 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vessel in distress on the Moose River near Moosonee, Ontario. Upon arrival on scene, officers observed the vessel to be nearly completely submerged. Three adults and three children (aged 2-14 years) were observed in the water. All occupants ...

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SSM OPP – Hwy 17 Closed to investigate Fatal Collision (Detour in Place)

On July 6, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Batchewana Police Service, Goulais Fire and Rescue and Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 17 between Highway 552 and Pineshores Road in Goulais Township. Preliminary investigation has determined that a motorcycle struck the rear ...

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West Parry Sound OPP Investigate Fatal Collision on Highway 69

On Thursday, June 4, 2019, at approximately 12:39 p.m., members from the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the West Parry Sound and Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the Britt Fire Department, responded to a collision involving two vehicles on Highway 69 in Mowat Township, Ontario, approximately six kilometers south of the French River. The ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Fatal Dirt Bike Collision

On Saturday, June, 29, 2019, at approximately 2:52 p.m., members from the Manitoulin detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single dirt bike collision near Fox Lake Road, Whitefish Falls, Ontario.   The operator of the dirt bike, who was located deceased, has been identified as 21-year-old, Tristin STRUB, from Fergus, Ontario.   OPP Technical Collision Investigators ...

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See an Overdose? Call 911. Even if you’ve taken drugs or have some on you, the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act can protect you.

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 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is launching the Good ...

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