Author Archives: OPP

OPP Conducts Distracted Driving Campaign (March 12 -18, 2018)

Mar 11, 2018 @ 08:34 Over March Break, the Ontario Provincial Police will be highly focused on what has been the deadliest kind of driver on OPP-patrolled roads for the fifth consecutive year – the inattentive driver. Inattentive drivers were behind 83 road fatalities on OPP-patrolled roads in 2017, surpassing speed-related deaths (75), alcohol/drug-related deaths (46) and those that are ...

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Elliot Lake Man Causes Disturbance, Damages Property before being arrested

Mar 2, 2018 @ 10:43 On March 2, 2018, at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested the male responsible for causing a disturbance and damaging property at a Dunn Road apartment in Elliot Lake, Ontario.   On March 1, 2018, at approximately 7:55 a.m. the OPP received numerous complaints of a male knocking ...

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Names Released in triple homicide / suicide incident

Feb 27, 2018 @ 08:35 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Almaguin Highlands Detachment continues to investigate a triple homicide / suicide incident that occurred on Starratt Road in Ryerson Township, Ontario. The victims formed three generations of the same family and all resided at the location where they were murdered. They have been identified as: Raija TURANEN, 88 years old; Ulla ...

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Elliot Lake Human Remains Identified

Feb 23, 2018 @ 17:10 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.   A post mortem examination is ongoing at this time and is being conducted at the Office of the Chief Coroner-Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) ...

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Marathon OPP Arrest 9th Person in Trafficking Bust

Feb 19, 2018 @ 09:45 On February 1, 2018, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), K-9, members of the Marathon OPP Detachment, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) had charged 9 individuals with ...

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OPP Say ‘Keep Safe’ this Family Day Weekend

Feb 17, 2018 @ 19:40 Staff Sergeant Michael Maville, Detachment Commander of the Ontario Provincial Police Detachment (OPP) in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario wishes everyone an enjoyable Family Day long weekend and would like to remind members of the public that this weekend they may be faced with various weather conditions. Staff Sergeant Maville is hoping that everyone takes the time ...

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OPP Investigate Human Remains in Elliot Lake

Feb 16, 2018 @ 10:40 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 OPP’s Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Forensic Identification Services (FIS), and East Algoma Crime Unit members are involved in the ...

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Former Wawa OPP Officer New Media Services Coordinator for the North East Region

Feb 14, 2018 @ 12:35 Inspector Baldassare Nuccio of the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officially welcomes Sergeant Carlo Berardi as the new Media Services Coordinator for the North East Region. Berardi started his career in 1994 when he was deployed to the Superior East detachment in Wawa, Ontario. He spent five years there before transferring to North Bay ...

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SSM Driver charged with Care or Control

Feb 9, 2018 @ 08:35 On February 2, 2018 at approximately 12:40 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Frontenac Street in Batchewana First Nations Territory, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Carolyn Lewis, age 58, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was arrested and charged with: ...

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Have you seen Joseph Topping?

Feb 5, 2018 @ 08:15 On January 8, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Elliot Lake Detachment responded to a report of a missing male from the Elliot Lake, Ontario area.   OPP Investigation has revealed that Joseph TOPPING, a 31 year old male had not been heard from since the beginning of January, 2018. He is described as ...

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Nine Arrested in Marathon Drug Investigation

Feb 2, 2018 @ 10:00 On February 1, 2018, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), K-9 Unit, members of the Marathon OPP Detachment, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) have charged 9 individuals ...

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Sault OPP Arrest Awares Township Man after assault

Jan 26, 2018 @ 09:38 On January 20, 2018 at approximately 12:50 a.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP),   responded to a 911 call regarding an assault complaint in Rupert Acres Trailer Park, Aweres Township, Ontario. As a result of further police investigation, Jacob Misener, aged 30 years of Aweres Township, Ontario was ...

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Blind River OPP Detachment Reopens

Jan 24, 2018 @ 09:07 The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Blind River Detachment is now open and is fully operational. The issues were rectified at approximately 8:43 p.m. on January 23, 2018.   The detachment was closed to the public for administrative business due to a facilities issue for a brief period of time. Front-line policing operations were not ...

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