Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

SE OPP Vehicle theft leads to multiple charges

On May 11, 2019 at approximately 4:25 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft from a business in Wawa, Ontario. Two suspects were reported to have taken a motor vehicle from a local business without paying their tow bill. Officers conducted patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle. On May 12, ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charge Driver for Impaired and other charges

On April 28, 2019, at approximately 3:15 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting speed enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. Officers observed a sport utility vehicle (SUV) driving at a high rate of speed and performed a traffic stop. As officers spoke with the driver, the odour of alcohol was ...

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Winter Driving not over yet

Despite it being well into the month of April, we are currently in the midst of a storm that has brought mixed precipitation to much of our area. The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public to keep a close eye on road conditions as they travel, and drive accordingly. Give yourself a ...

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Wawa male charged with assault with a weapon

On March 23, 2019, at approximately 3:10 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a physical altercation that had taken place at a residence on Mission Road in Wawa, Ontario. The victim revealed that he had sustained minor injuries after being assaulted by the suspect with a knife. As a ...

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Wawa Man Arrested and Charged with Robber, Assault and Uttering Threats

On March 14, 2019, at approximately 11:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a disturbance in progress on Churchill Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. The investigation revealed that the suspect and the victim were former housemates. The suspect was allowed into the residence to retrieve some of his remaining personal belongings. Once inside the residence, ...

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OPP – United We Roll Truck Convoy may cause delays

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays in the coming days. A convoy of transport trucks calling their event the “United We Roll Truck Convoy” is expected to travel through the province beginning Feb. 16 with a destination of Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2019.   Protest activities may periodically delay or interrupt ...

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SE OPP Wawa – SSM Woman Charged with Impaired

On February 3, 2019, at approximately 2:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a possible impaired driver in Wawa, Ontario. Officers located the vehicle on Superior Avenue in Wawa, Ontario, and performed a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, the odour of alcohol was detected emanating from her ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest Woman with Stolen Property

On December 18, 2018, members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a search warrant at a residence on Churchill Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. Previously, on November 29, 2018, Superior East OPP responded to a theft related call at a home on Tamarack Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. Numerous items ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Two Wawa Residents Charged with drug trafficking

On Wednesday December 19, 2018, members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), executed a search warrant at a residence on Regina Crescent in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the search, police seized approximately 40 tablets of suspected fentanyl and a ...

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Wawa Male charged with multiple criminal traffic charges

On Friday November 23, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a traffic complaint regarding possible impaired driver. The driver was reported to be operating a snowmobile erratically within the town of Wawa. Officers located the snowmobile and driver at a local residence. As a result of this investigation, Colton VALLIERE (25) of Wawa, ...

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Lock it or Lose it!

The Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reminds vehicle owners to lock their unattended vehicles at all times, even in your own driveways. It only takes a few seconds for a theft to occur. The “would-be” thieves are looking for easy items to steal such as: loose change, purses, wallets and electronic devices. Police recommend some of these crime ...

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SE OPP Investigate single vehicle rollover

On Tuesday October 30, 2018 at approximately 6:20 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle rollover located on Highway 17 approximately 27 km North of Wawa Ontario. At the scene preliminary investigation revealed that a lone male driver had lost control of his motor vehicle causing it to rollover. ...

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SE OPP – Road Closures

Oct 11, 2018 @ 08:50   The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising the public that highway 17 will be closed from Wawa, Ontario to Batchawana due to a road washout, causing both lanes of travel to be closed. Highway 101 from Wawa to Chapleau will also be closed due to a road washout, causing ...

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