Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

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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Wawa Man charged with Impaired in crash

  On Sunday, September 30, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of a motor vehicle collision.  At the scene, the investigation revealed that the male driver had consumed alcoholic beverages.   As a result of the investigation, Brett Marshall WILSON (22 years) of Wawa, Ontario, was ...

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Dealing with Bears in the Community

Public safety is important to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Municipality of Wawa. Bears that come into a populated area aren’t always a threat to public safety. Public safety is at risk when a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety by exhibiting threatening or aggressive behaviour. Who do I call?  ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charge Woman with Uttering Threats

On Wednesday August 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address in regards to a family dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that a female had threatened another female. As a result a 28 years old Wawa, Ontario female was arrested and charged with the following offence: Adult Uttering ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest made in Family Dispute

On Wednesday August 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa residence regarding a family dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a female and a male. As a result an 18 years old Wawa, Ontario female was arrested and charged with the following ...

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Wawa Man Charged in Hawk Lake Break & Enters

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment began an investigation into several reports of Break and Enters and thefts complaints to cottages located on Hawk Lake.  Preliminary investigation revealed that various items had been taken including firearms. As a result of police investigation Bryan SHOREY (20) of Wawa, Ontario was arrested ...

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Superior East OPP charge off-road vehicle operator

On Wednesday July 25, 2018, at approximately 6:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment had occasion to stop a side by side (UTV) vehicle on Highway 17 just North of Wawa, Ontario. During the investigation police noted that the male operator had consumed alcohol.   As a result Paul LOOMIS (50) of Dorr, Michigan ...

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Man arrested after Assault at Local Business

On Monday, July 23, 2018, at approximately 11:40 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local business address regarding a report of an assault. At the scene, police were advised that a physical altercation had taken place between two men.   As a result, Ryan John KWISSISENS (26) of Gull Bay First ...

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Be careful driving this Canada Day Long Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments are reminding motorists to exercise caution when travelling this Canada Day Long Weekend. OPP officers will be patrolling area highways targeting speeding and other forms of aggressive driving and dangerous behaviours that remain a leading cause in fatal motor vehicle collisions (MVC) on OPP-patrolled roads. In 2017, 343 people died in motor vehicle ...

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SE OPP Investigate Suspicious Call – No Criminal Offence Committed

Jun 25, 2018 @ 12:25 On Sunday June 24, 2018, at approximately 8:49 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a suspicious call at a Churchill Ave address located in Wawa, Ontario. At the scene officers located and assisted a female person who was in need of medical assistance.   The female was ...

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OPP investigate collision between OPP cruiser and civilian motor vehicle

Jun 9, 2018 @ 13:21 On June 8, 2018 at approximately 7:30 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), were called to investigate a collision involving an OPP cruiser and a civilian motor vehicle on Highway 17, at Hammer Lake, Ontario. As a result of the collision two people were transported to the hospital ...

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SE OPP – Speeding Results in Charges for Driver and Passenger

May 24, 2018 @ 11:50 On Wednesday May 23, 2018 at approximately 11:50 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle for speeding on Highway 17 in the Bailloquet Township District of Algoma. Upon speaking to the two male occupants police observed a large quantity of unmarked cigarettes. Police ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Dispute leads to Assault Charges

May 14, 2018 @ 15:48 On Saturday May 12, 2018 at approximately 5:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of a dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a male and a female. As a result a 19 year ...

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Woman Arrested for Uttering Threats

May 9, 2018 @ 23:41 On Tuesday May 8, 2018 at approximately 9:20 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of a dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a female and 2 males. As a result a 36 year ...

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Wawa Man charged with Fail to Comply with Recognizance

May 2, 2018 @ 10:24 On Tuesday May 1, 2018 at approximately 8:30 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment had occasion to stop and investigate a male person in the town of Wawa, Ontario. Investigation revealed that the male was in breach of his conditions. As a result Valentino DESMOULIN (57) of Wawa, Ontario ...

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