Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP Want Snowmobilers to Ride Safe!

Jan 9, 2018 @ 18:44 The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding snowmobilers to ride safely for an enjoyable winter season. Snowmobiling is one of the joys of a Canadian winter, but not taking the necessary precautions can quickly result in tragedy. The Ministry of Transportation report that every winter about 30 people are killed and another 1,126 are injured ...

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Three Fatal Collisions Prompt OPP to Warn Motorists to Drive with Caution

Jan 4, 2018 @ 14:11 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists to drive with caution during the winter months. There have been three fatal motor vehicle collisions in less than 24 hours in three separate areas within the North East Region of the OPP.   The OPP would like to remind all travelers of the following: ...

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Hwy 17 (East Ferris) Opens after two die in Collision

Jan 4, 2018 @ 14:11 Members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on January 4, 2018, at approximately 7:12 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 17, west of Dube Road in the Municipality of East Ferris, Ontario. A westbound passenger car and an eastbound passenger car collided head-on. A passenger ...

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Hwy 144 – One Lane now open after fatal collision

Jan 4, 2018 @ 11:23 On January 4, 2017 at 12:42 a.m., the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 144, approximately four kilometres south of Highway 101.   It has been confirmed that one male has died as a result of the collision.   The ...

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OPP Investigate Fatal Collision East of Earlton

Jan 4, 2018 @ 08:02 (Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 11:04 PM) Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on January 3, 2018 at approximately 11:50 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 11, north of Hwy 562, in Hilliard Township, just south of Earlton, Ontario. A northbound tractor trailer collided with a ...

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Three Vehicle Collision Claims Life of 78-year old Male Near Nipigon

Jan 1, 2018 @ 10:04 On Sunday December 31, 2017 at approximately 1:00pm, officers from the Nipigon and Thunder Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) and the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) as well as Shuniah Fire Department, and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a three vehicle collision on Highway ...

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Flooding at the Base of the Chippewa River

Dec 19, 2017 @ 02:23 Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was advised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) of flooding at the base of the Chippewa River.   OPP attended the area. There is no flooding on any roadway however several camps in the low lying area have been affected. Residence # 280 to #306 on ...

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Marathon Male Arrested with Multiple Firearm Offences

Dec 14, 2017 @ 08:13 On the evening of Tuesday, December 12, 2017, officers of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information regarding a male that may be possibly carrying a loaded firearm in the Marathon area. After further investigation and patrol of the area, the male was located and arrested under the interest of public safety as well ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Hwy 17 east of McKerrow

Dec 11, 2017 @ 10:22 On Monday, December 11, 2017, at approximately 4:40 am, the Manitoulin and Espanola Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Sudbury-Manitoulin District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Baldwin Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Mckerrow in Baldwin Township. Preliminary information is that an ...

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Marathon OPP Deploy Spike Belt, then Arrest Driver after Search

Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:48 On Monday, November 27th, 2017, the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of an orange 2008 Dodge Nitro traveling westbound on Highway 17 from the Wawa area that was involved in a theft of gas. The Wawa OPP responded at approximately 1:00 pm on November 27th to a report of a theft of gas ...

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Missing Red Lake Ice Fisherman found deceased – OPP Remind All of Ice Safety

Nov 22, 2017 @ 11:55 The Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the OPP North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), Lake of the Woods Search and Rescue (LOWSAR) and Ministry of Natural Resources Aviation Services have located the missing ice fisherman. Patrick Wagner, 64, of Red Lake, was located on Pakwash ...

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SE Chapleau – Man Charged in Break and Enter

Nov 20, 2017 @ 09:15 On Friday November 17, 2017, at approximately 9:15 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment responded to a Chapleau address regarding a break and enter incident. At the scene investigation revealed that a male and female had been involved in a dispute. As a result a 30 years old Chapleau ...

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Marathon OPP charge Man Multiple Charges after Truck lands in ditch

Nov 14, 2017 @ 08:06 On November 11, 2017, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision approximately 10km west of Marathon on Highway 17 in Coldwell Township. A single motor vehicle, a Ford F150 pickup truck traveling eastbound, lost control and left the roadway entering the south ditch. The driver attempted to ...

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