Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP – Driver Charged after Providing False Name

On March 4, 2022, at approximately 4:10 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol duties on Beckett Boulevard in Elliot Lake. Police conducted a traffic stop and the driver identified with a false name. After investigation the true identity was learned and that their driver’s license was suspended.   As a result, the driver was arrested and ...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month and members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to remind everyone the importance of keeping vigilant when it comes to protecting your identity, your possessions and your money. Tips on how to protect yourself Don’t be afraid to say no: Don’t be intimidated by high-pressure sales tactics. If a ...

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This is Fraud Prevention Month

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch (ARB) and Serious Fraud Office Ontario (SFO), in concert with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) are launching the annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign. This year’s national fraud prevention campaign will focus on impersonation scams and various frauds that prey upon vulnerable consumers and businesses. A majority of the scams and frauds involve an ...

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Espanola OPP – Respond to Fatal Snowmobile Collision

On February 19, 2022, at approximately 5:08 p.m., members from the Manitoulin (Espanola) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Anishinabek Police Service, the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Paramedic Services and the Sagamok First Nation Fire Department responded to a snowmobile collision on the Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) trail at Fort La Cloche Lake Road, within the community of Sagamok First ...

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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 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 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 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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