Author Archives: OPP

Nipigon OPP – Charges Laid in online child sexual exploitation investigation

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment have arrested and charged a Nipigon resident following an online child sexual exploitation investigation. In May 2020 an investigation into online access to child pornography was initiated by the Nipigon OPP. Police executed a search warrant at a Nipigon residence and seized a number of electronic devices for further examination. As a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Spousal Assault Charges Laid

On June 17, 2021, shortly before 1:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were made aware of a domestic dispute that had taken place the evening prior at a residence on McFarlane Road in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined that a couple went for an ATV ride in a wooded area ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Early Morning Collision Claims Life

On June 13, 2021, at approximately 1:50 a.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Assiginack Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 6 in Assiginack Township.   A pick-up truck travelling southbound left the roadway which resulted in a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Stolen Pontoon Boat Found (motor missing)

On May 17, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a pontoon boat from a local boat dealership property on Highway 17 in the Town of Desbarats.   On June 9, 2021, at approximately 8:48 a.m., Sault Ste Marie OPP responded to an abandoned pontoon boat on Highway 556 ...

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East Algoma OPP – Weekend Report

EAST ALGOMA LAYS 17th IMPAIRED CHARGE IN 2021   (MUNICIPALITY OF HURON SHORES, ON)- On June 6, 2021, shortly after 9:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an impaired driver that had left a residence on Collver Road in the Municipality Huron Shores and was travelling the back ...

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North East Region’s Victim Response Support Unit – offers support to Manitoulin Island residents

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is encouraging individuals looking to obtain information about sexual assault investigations or the criminal justice system (CJS), or looking to access resources for survivors of sexual assault, to contact the OPP or its local partners in their area. The OPP utilizes a victim-centred and trauma-informed approach to investigations with the expectation of mitigating victim/survivor impact, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple charges laid after Domestic Dispute Call

On May 27, 2021, shortly after 5:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute-related call. The victim reported being threatened and proceeded to leave a camp on foot, then later flagged down a passerby on Highway 17 in the Town of Spanish.   Investigation determined the camp on Beckerton ...

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East Algoma OPP – Pair charged with Robbery after cell phone theft

On May 16, 2021, shortly after 10:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a mobile phone on East Cul de Sac in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined, an accused reached through a vehicle window and grabbed the phone from the rear passenger and ran into a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault & Threats Charges Laid

On May 29, 2021, shortly after 7:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of Manitoulin Crime Unit, the OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Mississauga First Nation Police service responded to a family dispute on Village Road in the community of Serpent River First Nation. After police investigation, it ...

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East Algoma OPP – Prohibited Drive Charges Laid after Traffic Complaint

On May 29, 2021, shortly after 1:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a westbound vehicle driving erratically on Highway 17 within the Township of the North Shore. Police observed the vehicle at a local gas station in the Town of Blind River and the car left ...

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Nipigon OPP seize Vehicle & Drugs after arrest of occupants

On 28 May 2021 at 3:50 pm, members of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped an eastbound vehicle. Investigation with assistance from the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and the Northwest Region Canine Unit, led to the arrest of the driver for drug offences. A search of the vehicle incident to the arrest ...

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Elliot Lake OPP – Traffic Stop results in Impaired Charges

On May 23, 2021 at approximately 11:44 p.m., members of the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. As a result of the investigation, Angela PEARSON, 46 years old, of Elliot Lake has been charged with the following: Operation while impaired – alcohol or drugs contrary to section ...

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OPP Promotes Safe Boating Awareness Week (May 22-28, 2021)

Ahead of the boating season, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is urging Ontarians to avoid taking the same risks that cost 32boaters and paddlers their lives on OPP-patrolled waterways last year. During a tragic year that marked a 12-year high in marine deaths in OPP jurisdictions, the majority of the people who died in 2020 faced similar double setbacks to their ...

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