Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

SE OPP Wawa – RIDE check results in Impaired Charge for Goulais Man

On May 24, 2021, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) checkpoint on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township. At approximately 9:26 p.m., a tractor trailer entered the checkpoint. While speaking to the driver, officers detected the odour of cannabis emanating from the cab of the vehicle. Further investigation revealed ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest made in Domestic Dispute on Hillcrest

On January 24, 2021, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute on Hillcrest Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 31-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Failure to comply with undertaking, contrary to section 145(4)(a) of the Criminal Code ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest made after domestic dispute

On January 23, 2021, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a domestic dispute in Wawa.  As a result of the investigation, a 51-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC) ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Investigate Fatal Collision – Deceased Identified

On December 18, 2020, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 10 kilometers south of Wawa. Officers arrived on scene and found that a single tractor-trailer had struck a rock-cut. The driver of the vehicle, William MAGNUSSON, ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Investigate Fatal Collision

On December 18, 2020, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 10 kilometers south of Wawa. Officers arrived on scene and found that a single tractor-trailer had struck a rock-cut. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Officers investigate Fungus Lake Break-ins

On November 27, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a break and enter at a seasonal residence on Fungus Lake Road (Dahl Township). During the investigation, police found that five cottages had been broken into and rummaged through. The break-ins are believed to have taken place sometime between November ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Two arrested after Disturbance

On December 6, 2020, at approximately 6:10 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance call in Wawa. Officers attended two separate locations and arrested the two involved people.   As a result of the investigation, a 29-year-old person, from Wawa, was charged with the following: Mischief – destroys or damages ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Victim identified in Collision

On October 29, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, about 10 kilometers south of Wawa. The vehicle passenger, Florence DINES, 77 years-of-age, from Capreol, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later succumbed to her injuries. The driver was ...

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SE OPP – Investigate Collision South of Wawa

On October 29, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 about 10 kilometers south of Wawa. The vehicle passenger was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later succumbed to them. The driver sustained non-life threatening injuries. Members of the OPP Traffic Incident ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Officers Locate and Charge trespasser at Local Motel

On October 23, 2020, at approximately 10:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a trespass call at a motel on Mission Road in Wawa. Police were advised that motel staff had located an unpaid guest sleeping in one of their rooms. The accused fled the scene prior to police arrival but was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Officers Charge Wawa man with breach after dispute

On October 22, 2020, at approximately 8:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to dispute on Mission Road in Wawa. The investigation revealed that the accused had breached one of their court ordered conditions. As a result, Stephan THERRIEN, 33 years-of-age, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Failure to comply ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Two charged with Breach & Unlawfully in a Dwelling

On October 14, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the scene of a break and enter on Tremblay Road near Wawa. The investigation revealed that two people had been staying in a remote cabin without the owner’s permission. The pair was also on conditions not to communicate ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Person Charged with Vandalism after Domestic Dispute

On October 20, 2020, at approximately 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a mischief on Mission Road in Wawa. Police established that the vandalism had occurred as a result of a domestic dispute during the early morning hours. As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old person, from ...

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