Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

SE OPP Wawa – Collision results in Impaired Charges

On March 15, 2020, at approximately 2:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a single motor vehicle collision on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. While speaking with the driver, officers detected the odour of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver’s breath. The driver provided a breath sample into an Approved ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest Person with Criminal Harassment

On February 29, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a criminal harassment complaint involving a resident of Wawa. On March 1, 2020, at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers observed the accused person and placed the individual under arrest. As a result of the investigation, a 51-year-old person from Wawa, was charged with the following: ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Speeding Vehicle found to be stolen

On February 29, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were conducting speed enforcement on Highway 17 approximately 25 kilometers south of Wawa, Ontario. At 3:48 p.m., police observed a motor vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. Officers initiated a traffic stop in Peterson Township and spoke with the driver. Further investigation revealed that the ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest made in Domestic Dispute

On February 24, 2020, at approximately 4:35 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 47-year-old person, from Wawa, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal (Two Counts), contrary to section 266 of ...

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SE OPP Wawa Search Vehicle For Cannabis and Find Vehicle is Stolen

On February 1, 2020, at approximately 9:10 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checkpoint on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario. A vehicle entered the checkpoint and officers detected the odour of cannabis emanating from the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Stop results in Manitouwadge Man being charged

On January 20, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario. Officers observed a pickup truck driving at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. During the investigation it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle was suspended. ...

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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 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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