Author Archives: OPP

Hwy 11 will be closed September 13th to remove transport

Sep 12, 2018 @ 19:35   On September 9, 2018 shortly before 7:00 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Temagami Fire Department and Nipissing District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Rabbit Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario.   Further investigation revealed that ...

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Four Vehicle Collision sends Elliot Lake Woman to Hospital – UPDATED

Sep 11, 2018 @ 14:33 On September 11, 2018, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Blind River Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a member from the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) team, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Blind River Fire Department and the Mississauga First Nation Fire Department responded to a collision near the junction of Highway 17 ...

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Collision closes Highway 11 for several hours – Charges Laid

Sep 10, 2018 @ 15:41 On September 9, 2018 shortly before 7:00 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Temagami Fire Department and Nipissing District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Rabbit Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario. Further investigation revealed that the tractor-trailer ...

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Charges in Collision that Closed Hwy 11 for 8 hours

On August 30, 2018, at approximately 11:48 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Marten River Fire Department and North Bay Ambulance Service responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Tonomo Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario. Further investigation revealed that the tractor-trailer had been travelling southbound on Highway ...

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Breaking Down the Barriers: Suicide Awareness

Aug 30, 2018 @ 22:58 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has had three member suicides within three weeks. A tremendous void has been left behind that has impacted the entire organization across the province. “During the past weeks immediate families and OPP members, including myself, have been dealing with the grief of our loss. This is a very difficult time,” ...

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Intoxicated Male arrested on BFN and charged

On August 26 2018 at approximately 11:15 p.m. members from the Batchawana Police Service and the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an intoxicated male on Batchawana First Nations Territory. As a result of further investigation, Mathew L’HEREUX 22 years-of-age of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was charged with the following; Possession of a Schedule ...

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SE OPP Wawa Charge three local men with assault

On Saturday August 25, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of an assault.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a 20 year old male had been assaulted by three other males. As a result of the investigation, Dawson BERNATH (20 years) of Wawa, Ontario, was arrested and charged ...

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Marathon OPP upgrade charges to Manslaughter from Aggravated Assault

On July 31, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an unconscious male at a residence on Stevens Avenue in Marathon. Officers attended and confirmed that a 20-year-old male from Marathon was receiving medical attention from Superior North Emergency Medical Services. He was subsequently flown to Thunder Bay for further ...

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Investigation into Fatal Collision leads to Careless Driving & Drug Charges

On August 18, 2018 at approximately 4:15 p.m. officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 11, 40 km East of Longlac. A motor vehicle (small car) travelling Eastbound on Hwy 11 lost control, left the roadway, rolled over and came to rest in the ditch. Longlac Fire Department ...

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Human Remains Identified as Missing Henry Stone-Arnold, Investigation continues

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in the Dryden area. The Office of the Chief Coroner has been engaged and a post-mortem examination began in Toronto on August 22, 2018. The remains have been positively identified as Henry Stone-Arnold, 28 years-old, of Dryden who had been reported missing earlier this month. The post-mortem examination is continuing.   ...

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Thunder Bay Man charged in Marathon for Care and Control

On August 22, 2018 at approximately 7:45 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a possible impaired male sitting in his vehicle in a parking lot of a local business west of Marathon on Highway 17. Officers attended the area and located the vehicle with one male occupant. After further investigation and speaking ...

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Fatal Collision between South African Cyclist and Car Closes Hwy 17 for 9.5 hours

On Wednesday August 22, 2018, shortly after 8:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Thessalon Detachment, the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) team and with the assistance of Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a car and a bicycle on Highway 17, west of Dayton Road in the Municipality of Huron Shores. ...

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Charges Laid in Death of Joseph Topping

On February 14, 2018, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in a wooded area within the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. The human remains were that of missing person, Joseph TOPPING, 31 years-old from Elliot Lake, Ontario.   On February 26, 2018, a post-mortem examination was concluded by the Office of the ...

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Theft of Gas in Thunder Bay leads to Search and Arrest in Schreiber

On Saturday, August 18th, 2018, at approximately 12:00 pm officers of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a theft of gas in Thunder Bay. The vehicle resembling the description in the theft of gas was later observed on highway 17 near Schreiber. When the driver observed police the motor vehicle fled from police. The vehicle was soon ...

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Highway 631 was closed for search and arrest

On August 10, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments (Hearst office) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a theft of gas in Beardmore, Ontario. The suspects were travelling eastbound on Highway 11 towards the Town of Hearst in a stolen truck from Sherwood Park, Alberta. The vehicle was observed by members of ...

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