Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

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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New Detachment Commander for Superior East OPP

North East Region announces that Acting Staff Sergeant Richard Bordin has been promoted to Staff Sergeant and will be the new Detachment Commander of the Superior East OPP Detachment effective July 1, 2019. Staff Sergeant Bordin began his career with the OPP in September 1996. His first posting was to the Killaloe Detachment in East Region. In 1997, he transferred to ...

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Police ask for assistance in Hwy 17 Fatal Collision

On May 25, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of the Town of White River, Ontario. The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased as a result of the collision. A Technical Collision Investigator (TCI) ...

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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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