Author Archives: Superior East Ontario Provincial Police

SE OPP White River & Marathon OPP – Respond to Train Fire

On September 9, 2020, at approximately 3:15 a.m., members of the Superior East and Marathon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a train derailment and fire just west of White River. Highway 17 was closed for a short period of time as a precaution while the situation was assessed. Upon police arrival, it had been ...

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SE OPP White River – Hamilton Resident Charged after Altercation

On September 7, 2020, at approximately 11:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an altercation outside a business in White River. Police arrived on scene shortly after and observed two people engaged in a verbal dispute. Both parties were separated and one was subsequently arrested. As a result of the investigation, Idriss BECHER, ...

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SE OPP White River – Thunder Bay Male Charged after Altercation

On September 8, 2020, at approximately 3:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an altercation on Elgin Street in White River. Although assault charges were declined by both involved parties, one of the pair was found to be breaching their court ordered release conditions. As a result of the investigation, Cody ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Vehicle Stolen in Thessalon found west of Chapleau

On August 31, 2020, at approximately 3:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information regarding a vehicle that had been reported stolen from Thessalon earlier in the day. The vehicle was located on Highway 101 approximately 20 kilometres west of Chapleau. The lone occupant of the vehicle surrendered to police without incident. As ...

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SE OPP White River – Arrest made after Domestic Dispute

On August 24, 2020, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute on Elgin Street in White River. As a result of the investigation, a 38-year-old person, from White River, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Damage Property, contrary to section 264.1(1)(b) of ...

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SE OPP – Arrest made after vehicle stopped for speeding

On August 29, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Northwest Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) was travelling on Highway 17 and observed a motor vehicle operating at a high rate of speed near White River. A traffic stop was initiated and the investigation revealed that the two parties in the vehicle were not ...

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SE OPP White River – Arrest made after Traffic Complaint on Highway 17

On August 30, 2020, at approximately 3:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 near White River. Officers located the vehicle on Highway 17 north of White River and initiated a traffic stop. The investigation revealed quantities of suspected hydromorphone, alprazolam and other unidentified pills. As a ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – Charges Laid in Break & Enter

On August 24, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter in progress on Second Avenue in Hornepayne. As a result of the investigation conducted by the Superior East OPP Crime Unit, Damien HAEGELIN, 20 years-of-age, from Hornepayne, was arrested on August 26, 2020, and ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charges laid after Domestic Dispute

On August 24, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute on Adele Street in Chapleau. As a result of the investigation, a 57-year-old male, from Chapleau, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm – Spousal, contrary to ...

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SE OPP Dubreuilville – Sault Man arrested after Domestic Dispute

On August 12, 2020, at approximately 2:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute that occurred the night prior in a remote area near Dubreuilville. As a result of the investigation, a 29-year-old person, from Sault Ste. Marie, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary ...

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SE OPP – Looking for assistance in LSPP Thefts

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recently responded to a complaint of multiple thefts at different locations throughout Lake Superior Provincial Park between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie. Since July 4, 2020, 11 different thefts have been reported amounting to an estimated loss of $3000. There are currently no suspects. The thefts involved the removal of cash ...

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SE OPP – Driver stopped for Speeding – found to be impaired

On July 29, 2020 at 11:20 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 17, Lendrum Township. Upon speaking with the driver, officers determined the individual had been consuming alcohol and was subsequently arrested. As a result of the investigation, Devan MCLEOD, age 26, from White River, Ontario, ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charges Laid after Driver flees RIDE Check

On July 24, 2020 at 11:05 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot check at the intersection of Monk Street and Pine Street in Chapleau. Officers observed a vehicle swerve into the oncoming lane as it was approaching them ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Person charged breaching their release conditions

On July 3, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a person breaching their release conditions. As a result of the investigation, an 18-year-old person, from Chapleau, was arrested and charged with the following: Failing to comply with conditions of undertaking given to officer in charge, ...

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