Author Archives: OPP

Nipigon OPP – House fire being investigated

On March 18, 2022 at approximately 11:00 am officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Red Rock Fire Department responded to a structural house fire, on Red Rock Road #4, in the Township of Red Rock. The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting and the scene is being held pending investigation. No injuries were ...

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East Algoma OPP – Aggravated Assault Charges Laid

On Friday March 18, 2022, shortly after 5:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a an assault in progress at a residence on Lorne Street in the Town of Thessalon.   Investigation determined two victims were stabbed, one victim sustained serious injuries to the neck and the other received superficial cuts ...

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East Algoma OPP – Additional Charges Laid in on-going sexual assault investigation

On March 15, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a residence on Highway 17 in Sables-Spanish Township to arrest a person in relation to an on-going sexual assault investigation. On February 21, 2022, police were conducting follow-up for the original historical sexual assault investigation which commenced on November 10, 2021. Additional information was disclosed to police and ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after indecent act call

On March 21, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to an indecent act related occurrence on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported that a male was in the laundry room of the apartment complex exposing himself. Police attended and recognized the male. After further investigation, police also learned the male was wanted from a previous break, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges laid after traffic complaint

On Sunday March 20, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a westbound pick-up truck tailgating and driving aggressively on Highway 17 near Dean Lake Road in the Municipality of Huron Shores.   A short time later, police located the pick-up truck parked at ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges laid after collision

On March 19, 2022, at approximately 2:30 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic related complaint of a possible impaired driver in the Timmins Road and Dieppe Avenue area in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported that a vehicle was in the ditch and the driver appeared to be drunk. A short time later, police located the Sport ...

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East Algoma OPP – SSM Man is 5th Impaired Driver Charged

On March 15, 2022, shortly after 9:30 p.m., members from East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Concession Road 5 in Plummer Additional Township.   Police arrived on scene a short time later and observed a car stuck in a snowbank with the driver standing beside the vehicle. As the driver of ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – Charges laid after collision at Sistonen’s Corner

On March 14, 2022, at 6:50 pm, members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11-17 at Hwy 102, also known as Sistonen’s Corner. Investigation revealed that a Tractor-Trailer Unit southbound on Hwy 102 failed to stop at the stop sign and struck a westbound ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges laid after collision

On Saturday March 12, 2022, shortly after 8:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 557 in the Town of Blind River.   Investigation determined a car was exiting a driveway on Highway 557 and turned left into the path of a northbound municipal snowplough truck. No ...

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Nipigon OPP – Charges laid after shots fired at OPP officers

Two individuals face charges after shots were fired at members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) near Thunder Bay. On March 8, 2022, Nipigon OPP members had been searching for an individual, considered armed and dangerous, in connection with an earlier incident in the City of Thunder Bay. While officers were checking vehicles on Highway 11-17 at Davis Road, in ...

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Fraud Prevention Month – Emergency/Grandparent Scam

Members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind everyone that you have to do your homework prior to giving any personal information, money or sending prepaid ITunes cards to anyone.  Every year thousands of Canadians are victimized and millions of dollars are lost through many forms of fraud.   Emergency/Grandparent Scam   In a typical “emergency” scam, the ...

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SSM OPP – Seeking public help in Awares Township Collision on March 5th

On Saturday, March 5, 2022, at approximately 12:50 a.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 17 in Aweres Township.   Investigation determined a pick-up truck was travelling on Highway 17 at approximately 12:10 a.m. when it collided with an older model SUV ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest & Charges laid after Apartment Break & Enter

On March 3, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call in relation to a break and enter at an apartment on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. Police viewed video surveillance and the person was recognized. At approximately 2:15 p.m. police attended a different apartment building in order to speak to the person seen on the video surveillance. Upon ...

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SSM OPP – Romance Scams

Members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind everyone that you have to do your homework prior to giving any personal information, money or sending prepaid ITunes cards to anyone.  Every year thousands of Canadians are victimized and millions of dollars are lost through many forms of fraud.   Romance Scam The ...

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