Author Archives: OPP

East Algoma OPP investigate fatal collision

On November 21, 2020, at approximately 12:15 a.m. East Algoma Provincial Police (OPP) and the Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision at Hillside Drive South and Highway 108 in Elliot Lake.   Investigation determined that a single motor vehicle collided with a rock cut at that intersection. The 61 year old driver was transported to hospital and ...

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Greater Sudbury Police Service Assisting in Death of OPP Officer

Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on November 19, 2020, two members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a follow-up investigation related to a property dispute. There was an interaction between a person at the scene and an officer resulting in one officer being fatally shot. The person at the scene has also died as a result of ...

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East Algoma OPP respond to domestic dispute – charges laid

On November 15, 2020, at 3:21 a.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute at a residence on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake.   Police were called by the complainant who stated they feared for their safety because their spouse was returning home in an intoxicated state. Police attended the residence to find the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after assault in apartment building

On November 15, 2020, at approximately 2:14 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault call on Washington Crescent in Elliot Lake.   The complainant had reported that a known acquaintance, who resided in the same apartment building, had punched him in the back of the head. A verbal argument ensued between both people at ...

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East Algoma OPP charge driver after running over curb and boulevard

On November 12, 2020 at approximately 8:53 p.m. East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were on patrol on Hillside Drive North and Ontario Avenue in Elliot Lake.   Police observed a pick-up truck come to a stop on Ontario Avenue within the live lane of traffic. The truck eventually made a turn into a parking lot.  But, in the course ...

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Officers seize suspected drugs at residence in Spanish

On the evening of November 10, 2020, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrant at a residence on Lapointe Street in the Town of Spanish. Police seized suspected Crack Cocaine, Cocaine, and Crystal Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, as well as small amount of ...

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See an Overdose? CALL 911.

Opioid overdoses are real and claim the lives of people across the province. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is urging residents to be aware that using illicit drugs could result in a deadly outcome. This warning comes in the wake of an increase in suspected drug related overdoses in the area over the last few weeks. If you choose to use ...

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Tractor Trailer Rollover closes Hwy 17 (Sudbury) – UPDATED Charges Laid

  Nov 11, 2020 at 07:26 On November 10, 2020 at 7:30 a.m., members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle rollover collision on Highway 17, just east of the traffic lights and the intersection of Regional Road 55 (The Kingsway), City of Greater Sudbury, Ontario. Investigation revealed the ...

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Nipigon OPP – Victim identified in Collision

On November 8, 2020 at approximately 7:00 pm officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11-17, in Nipigon Township, near the OPP Detachment. Initial investigation indicates an eastbound passenger car and westbound tractor trailer collided. The lone occupant of the car was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver and ...

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Nipigon OPP – Officers arrest occupants of vehicle stolen from British Columbia

On Wednesday November 4th, 2020 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon detachment were dispatched to a report of a vehicle that had driven off Highway 11-17 near Davis Rd. in Stirling Twp. Prior to arrival the occupants of the vehicle had left the scene on foot. A police records check of the vehicle, a 2013 BMW X3, found it had been reported stolen from British Columbia. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charge 16 year old driver after injuring pedestrian

On Saturday October 31, 2020 shortly after 9:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Highway 17 and Highway 538 within Tarbutt-Tarbutt Additional Township.   The investigation determined, three individuals were out of their vehicle at a local gas station ...

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East Algoma OPP investigate sudden death – post mortem today

On October 30, 2020, at approximately 5:54 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Algoma Paramedic Services responded to an unresponsive person call at an establishment on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. A 34 year old person was found to be deceased at that location prior to emergency services arriving. The cause of death is not known ...

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Alyssa Turnbull – OPP offer reward

On April 14, 2020, 26-year-old Alyssa TURNBULL was reported missing in Nipigon, Ontario. Today, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is announcing that a reward is being offered in this case.   At the time of her disappearance, Alyssa was residing in Nipigon. Alyssa is described as 5’3″ (160 cm), 100 lbs (45 kg) with shoulder length blond hair and blue eyes. She ...

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