Author Archives: OPP

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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Speeding Vehicle stopped with Spike Belt by East Algoma OPP

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:48 On January 23, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attempted to stop a westbound speeding motor vehicle on Highway 17 in the Huron Shores Township, Ontario.   The vehicle initially stopped, and then sped off before police had a chance to speak to the driver. The vehicle continued ...

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Blind River OPP Detachment Closed Temporarily

Jan 23, 2018 @ 19:23 The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Blind River Detachment is closed to the public for administrative business due to a facilities issue. This includes services such as requesting copies of reports or criminal records checks. Front-line policing operations are not impacted by this closure.  Members of the public can still contact the OPP for ...

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OPP & OFSC Kick Off Safe Snowmobile Week

Jan 22, 2018 @ 13:03 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 27 snowmobile deaths during the 2016-2017 season, marking the highest number of fatalities since the winter of 2003-2004. Last season was also the worst on record for snowmobilers whose ride took a tragic turn while travelling on frozen waterways. One third (9) of last season’s victims died as ...

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Caught in the Act by East Algoma OPP

Jan 19, 2018 @ 13:01 On January 18, 2018, members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sault Ste Marie OPP Canine Unit responded to a Break and Enter in progress at a construction business near the junction of Highway 548 and Highway 17 in Tarbutt-Tarbutt Additional Township.   Shortly after 6:00 a.m., a male and female ...

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One Dies in Hwy 17 Collision of January 13, West Nipissing

On January 13, 2018, at approximately 7:17 p.m. members from the Warren/Sudbury Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the West Nipissing Fire Department and the District of Nipissing Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Cache Bay road in the District of Nipissing.   Preliminary information is that an eastbound Dodge Ram ...

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Third person dies in East Ferris Collision

Jan 10, 2018 @ 13:00 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. The drivers ...

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Victims identified in Highway 144 Collision

Jan 10, 2018 @ 08:53 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 a passenger van and a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) on Highway 144, approximately four kilometres south of Highway 101.   The collision has claimed the life of Gilbert CHEECHOO, 59 ...

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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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