Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

SE OPP Wawa – Investigation of Traffic Hazard leads to Impaired Charges

On January 3, 2019, at approximately 3:10 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a traffic hazard on Highway 17 approximately 30 kilometres north of Wawa, Ontario. Officers arrived on scene and observed a motor vehicle stuck in a snowbank. Upon speaking with the driver, an odour of alcohol was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Lay Charges in Report of Sexual Assault

On December 30, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a sexual assault in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 52 year old person, from Wawa, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following: Sexual Assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code (CC), Sexual ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Lay Charges in Two New Year’s Day Domestic Disputes

On January 1, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of two domestic disputes in Wawa, Ontario. The first dispute occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m. As a result of the investigation, a 27 year old person from Wawa, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault Cause Bodily Harm ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Driver charged with Operation while Impaired after failing to lower high beams

On December 23, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. Police crossed paths with a southbound motor vehicle and the driver failed to lower the high beams. Police conducted a traffic stop and detected the odour of cannabis emanating ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charge Wawa Man with Operation while Impaired

On Sunday, December 22, 2019, a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Broadway Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. At approximately 10:00 a.m., a traffic stop was performed to check on the sobriety of the driver. A roadside test was administered using an Approved Screening Device (ASD) and the driver registered a ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Windsor Man Charged with 25 charges during Break in

On November 16, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft call at a business on Highway 17 north of Wawa, Ontario. Officers arrived on scene at approximately 2:00 p.m. and began their investigation. Shortly after officers arrived, a suspicious person was observed trying to break into a vehicle on the property. The ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic stop seizes 1.8kg of suspected Cocaine

On November 6, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. At approximately 3:50 p.m., a northbound pickup truck was observed travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 17. Police initiated a traffic stop and the investigation led to the driver being arrested for ...

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SE OPP seek assistance in suspicious brush fires

During the month of September, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with members of the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department responded to four suspicious brush fires in Wawa, Ontario. Two fires occurred in wooded areas near Winston Road and two others occurred between Golf Course Road and Highway 17. There are currently no suspects ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest Driver with 1kg of Suspected Cocaine

On September 24, 2019, at approximately 1:26 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario. Officers observed a motor vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, an odour of cannabis was detected emanating from the ...

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SE OPP Wawa lay charges in Devin Collin Homicide

On June 29, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call of found human remains along Highway 17, south of the Michipicoten River Bridge, in Rabazo Township. The remains were subsequently identified as Devin COLLIN, a 32-year-old, from Sudbury, Ontario, who had been reported missing on June 17, 2019. The investigation ...

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SE OPP find remains of Missing Sudbury Male

On June 29, 2019, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachment responded to a call of found human remains along Highway 17 in the Township of Rabazo. The remains have now been identified as Devin COLLIN, 32-years-old, of Sudbury, Ontario. Investigation has revealed his death to be a homicide. On June 17, 2019, he was reported missing from Sudbury ...

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SE OPP – Stolen Vehicle found on Mission Road

On August 21, 2019, at approximately 11:40 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting routine patrols in Wawa, Ontario. The officer observed a minivan on Mission Road and proceeded to query the licence plate of the vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated after the query revealed that the vehicle was reported stolen a ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Identify Deceased in Fatal Hawk Junction Aircraft collision

On July 11, 2019 at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. As a result of the plane crash, Adam HOBBS, a 23-year-old, from New ...

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SE OPP investigate plane crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:05 – On July 11, 2019, at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Disabled truck & Methamphetamines

On July 7, 2019, at approximately 10:50 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disabled pickup truck on Mission Road in Wawa, Ontario. Police attended the location of the vehicle and observed one of the front tires to be separated from the pickup. Further investigation revealed a small quantity of suspected ...

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