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SSM OPP – Romance Scams

Members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind everyone that you have to do your homework prior to giving any personal information, money or sending prepaid ITunes cards to anyone.  Every year thousands of Canadians are victimized and millions of dollars are lost through many forms of fraud.   Romance Scam The ...

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The Municipality of Wawa Supports and Stands with Ukraine

Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Wawa stand in full support and solidarity with Ukraine and condemns the full-scale launch of military attacks initiated by Russia. Along with other municipalities and governments from all over the world, Wawa stands united with Ukraine as it fights to protect its sovereign Nation. Wawa has many Ukrainian descendants living in the community ...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month and members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to remind everyone the importance of keeping vigilant when it comes to protecting your identity, your possessions and your money. Tips on how to protect yourself Don’t be afraid to say no: Don’t be intimidated by high-pressure sales tactics. If a ...

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Wawa Man becomes new Commander of SE OPP Detachment

Chief Superintendent Carson Pardy, Commander of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region, is pleased to announce that Kevin Fellinger has been promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant and is now the new Commander of the Superior East Detachment. Staff Sergeant Fellinger began his career with the OPP at the White River Detachment in 2008 then transferred to ...

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From the Branch – March 2

  So things are starting. We had a luncheon last Thursday. Sorry I could not attend as Lia had her 94th. Birthday. Good to see that we are on the right track and maybe back to normal soon.   So we should have a membership meeting on March 10th. To get things going and maybe planning for March 17th St ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after report of Suspicious Vehicle

SE OPP Wawa

On February 26, 2022 at approximately 8:09 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Magpie Road in Wawa. During the investigation, the driver was found to be prohibited from operating a motor vehicle. As a result, Chicho RUBIANO, 36 years-of-age, from Blairmore, Alberta was arrested ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after Domestic Dispute

SE OPP Wawa

On February 24, 2022, at approximately 10:07 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, 23 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following: Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC), Uttering Threats ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Youth charged with Arson

SE OPP Wawa

On February 25, 2022, at approximately 2:40 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspicious fire at a school on Magpie Road in Wawa. The Wawa Fire Department attended the school and extinguished the fire prior to police arrival. As a result of the investigation, a 15-year-old, from Wawa, was arrested and ...

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This is Fraud Prevention Month

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch (ARB) and Serious Fraud Office Ontario (SFO), in concert with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) are launching the annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign. This year’s national fraud prevention campaign will focus on impersonation scams and various frauds that prey upon vulnerable consumers and businesses. A majority of the scams and frauds involve an ...

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Invasive Species Awareness Week

Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) is a collaborative social media campaign focused on raising awareness about invasive species and how to protect Canada’s natural spaces. ISAW is inspired by the ‘National Invasive Species Awareness Week’ in the United States, with Canada sharing the same dates as the U.S. campaign. For many years, the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network, Forests Ontario, ...

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MATHISON, Garnet

February 18, 1925 – February 23, 2022 Passed away peacefully, after a very short illness, at Sault Area Hospital on February 23rd, 2022 in his 98th year. Predeceased by his loving wife Elizabeth, whom he missed dearly during the past ten years. Survived by his children Jayne, Randy (Jennifer), late Gary (Vicki), Tracy (Cindy) and Jennifer (Chad). Grandfather of David ...

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SE OPP – Wawa Man charged after collision on Mission Road

SE OPP Wawa

On February 23, 2022 at approximately 2:47 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Mission Road in Wawa. Following the collision, one vehicle fled the scene. Through investigation, the driver was located by police. As a result, Brandon BINDA, 35-years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after Domestic Dispute

SE OPP Wawa

On February 23, 2022, at approximately 10:36 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Pinewood Drive in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 35-year-old person, from Edmonton, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm – ...

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Cancellation of the 2022 Northern Nationals Drag Race

The Wawa Drag Race Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2022 Drag Races. This is due to several factors, but most importantly the realities of COVID have made planning, funding, and organizing large events extremely difficult. The Drag Race Committee has lost several members over the past 2 years, and without additional volunteers coming forward to spend ...

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