Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

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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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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