Author Archives: SE OPP - Wawa Detachment

SE OPP White River – Investigation continues into Death in White River

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a death in White River. On February 28, 2023, shortly before 9:30 a.m., members of the Superior East OPP and Algoma District Paramedic Services responded to an individual in distress at a business in White River. The individual was transported to hospital. The person was pronounced deceased at ...

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SE OPP Wawa – White River Male Charged Assault

SE OPP Wawa

A resident of Superior East is facing charges after their involvement in two separate incidents in one week. On January 16, 2023, at approximately 8:35 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. On January 19, 2023, ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Local Man charged with Uttering Threats

SE OPP Wawa

On January 19, 2023, at approximately 1:21 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threats occurrence on Tamarack Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Jordan ROBERT, 30 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section ...

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SE OPP – credit card fraud

SE OPP Wawa

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like merchants to be vigilant for a type of credit card fraud that involves the suspect manipulating a point of sale (POS) terminal. In as little as 10 seconds, the suspect can alter the total amount being charged to a credit card. After the total amount is changed, ...

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SE OPP – Victim Identified in November 29th Fatal Collision

SE OPP Wawa

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has identified the victim of a fatal motor vehicle collision last week as 33-year-old Christian Casavant of Wawa. On November 29, 2022, at approximately 5:47 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the OPP responded to a serious two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 519, ...

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SE OPP Investigating Fatal Collision

SE OPP Wawa

On November 29, 2022 at 5:47 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 519, approximately 40 kilometres north of Wawa. The collision involved a pick-up truck and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). One person has been confirmed deceased as a ...

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Festive RIDE Campaign Begins

SE OPP Wawa

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is conducting their annual Festive “Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere” (RIDE) campaign from Thursday, November 17, 2022 to Monday, January 2, 2023. The Festive RIDE Campaign has become a familiar part of the holiday season and is one of the OPP’s most important traffic safety initiatives. Impairment from alcohol, cannabis, prescription/illegal ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Local Youths Charged after Assault

SE OPP Wawa

Three local youths are facing criminal charges after a physical altercation. On November 11, 2022 at approximately 9:51 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of an assault in progress on Mackey Street in Wawa. Police attended the scene and, through investigation, three youths from Wawa were arrested. A 16-year-old was charged ...

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SE OPP – Phone lines down at Wawa Detachment

Oct 18, 2022 at 10:26 The Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to advise the public that the Wawa OPP Detachment phone line is currently not working. The affected phone line is (705) 856-2233. If you have an emergency, please dial 911 and police will be dispatched immediately. To speak with personnel at the Wawa OPP Detachment and ...

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SE OPP – Operation Impact begins today, October 7th

SE OPP Wawa

On October 5, 2022 at approximately 3:54 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a possible impaired driver on Highway 129, near Chapleau. The vehicle was located, and further investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. As a result, Calvin LECUYER, 35 years-of-age, of Chapleau, was charged with the following: Operation ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after family dispute

SE OPP Wawa

On October 2, 2022, at approximately 1:36 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a family dispute on Michipicoten First Nation. As a result of the investigation, Krista STONE, 24 years-of-age, of Sault Ste. Marie was arrested and charged with the following: Mischief, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal Code (CC) ...

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SE OPP – Operation Impact begins today, October 7th

SE OPP Wawa

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be focusing on road safety this Thanksgiving weekend by participating in Operation Impact from Friday, October 7 to Monday, October 10, 2022. This annual campaign is supported by Transport Canada, The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the OPP. The goal is to reduce collisions, injuries and ...

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SE OPP – Charges Laid after Harbour Road Collision

SE OPP Wawa

On September 27, 2022 at approximately 7:58 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Harbour Road in Wawa. Through investigation, the driver was determined to be impaired by alcohol. As a result, Noodin STONE, 20-years-of-age, of Wawa was charged with the following: Operation while impaired – ...

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SE OPP – Three Charged after Assault

SE OPP Wawa

On September 26, 2022, at approximately 12:18 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault on Second Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, three individuals were arrested and charged. Blake KOMARNISKI, 39 years-of-age, of Wawa has been charged with: Aggravated Assault, contrary to section 268 ...

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