Author Archives: OPP

Nipigon OPP – Adverse Weather Conditions – Driving Tips

Winter weather is upon us and the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists that adverse weather conditions put extra demands on you as a driver and on your vehicle’s performance. STAY ALERT. SLOW DOWN. STAY IN CONTROL. These are three key elements to safe winter driving. Motorists are advised of the following safety tips to help everyone arrive ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male charged after assault

SE OPP Wawa

On February 3, 2022, at approximately 5:22 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault that occurred on Mission Road in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Charles TURNER, 47 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following: Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC), ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Male charged with breach

On February 2, 2022, at approximately 3:50 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Monk Street in Chapleau. Officers attended and determined that one of the individuals was breaching their court ordered conditions. As a result of the investigation, a 40-year-old person, from Chapleau, was ...

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SE OPP White River – Male charged after domestic dispute

On February 4, 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 Winnipeg Street in White River. As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old person, from White River, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male charged after collision

SE OPP Wawa

On February 4, 2022 at approximately 11:34 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Lendrum Township. Through investigation, the driver was determined to be impaired by alcohol. As a result, Brody WHITE, 23-years-of-age, of Beachburg was charged with the following: Operation while impaired ...

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Project Hewson results in 22 Individuals Charged after 10-month Investigation

Several residents from Manitoulin Island and the surrounding area, as well as southern Ontario, are facing charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and the Criminal Code after the conclusion of a significant drug trafficking investigation. Project HEWSON started in April 2021 in response to the State of Emergency declared by the M’Chigeeng First Nation in relation to ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Assault

On January 28, 2022, shortly after 10:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault that occurred at a Secondary School on Kensington Road in Johnson Township.   After reviewing video footage provided by the school, police investigation determined a student lunged and pushed the victim through several desks causing the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Search Warrant Executed

On February 1, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed search warrants at a shop on Kilborn Way in Elliot Lake. After investigation, police obtained numerous Warrants to Search the buildings and vehicles at that location. As a result of the warrants being executed, over $2800 in cash, numerous parts from a stolen Off-Road Vehicle, ...

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SE OPP – Wawa Driver Travelling in Dangerous Manner Charged

SE OPP Wawa

On January 27, 2022 at approximately 11:46 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol in Wawa when they observed a motor vehicle travelling in a dangerous manner. Police stopped the vehicle on Churchill Avenue. As a result of the investigation, Blake KOMARNISKI, 38 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged ...

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SE OPP – Sault Person Charged after Disturbance Call

SE OPP Wawa

On February 1, 2022, at approximately 1:51 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance call on Mission Road in Wawa. Officers attended and determined that one of the involved parties was intoxicated in a public place. During the interaction, a police officer was assaulted. As a result, Brooke MICHANO, 37 ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after assault

On January 22, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault in the Town of Spanish.   Investigation determined the complainant was snow blowing in the rear of a local motel when a tenant became confrontational. There was an exchange of words between the two individuals that ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid theft at local gas bar

On January 22, 2022, at approximately 6:30 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a theft related occurrence at a gas bar variety store on Highway 108 in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported that a person was just in the store who had stolen numerous items and then left on foot. A description of the person was ...

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Nipigon OPP – Stolen Vehicle found, Driver Arrested

On Thursday, January 20th, 2022 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon detachment were advised of a report of a vehicle that had left a Thunder Bay business without paying for gas. Investigation determined the vehicle, a 2019 Ford F150 truck, had been stolen from Moosomin, SK. At approximately 11:11 am the vehicle was observed eastbound on Highway 11-17, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Elliot Lake male charged in cottage break & enter

On January 20, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous break and enter at cottage on Highway 546, north of Elliot Lake (Unincorporated Territory). The cottage break and enter occurred between December 6, 2021 and December 27, 2021, and numerous items were stolen. After investigation, police arrested and charged one person. Tim ...

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