Crime

OPP Investigating Disappearance of James Money

On May 28, 2019, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment learned that James (Jimmy) Lee MONEY, a 62-year-old male, had not been heard from since the fall of 2018. He is described as white, approximately 5′ 9″ tall, slim build, 130 pounds, short brown/grey hair and balding, and blue eyes. Police investigation has revealed that MONEY ...

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New Scam hits Wawa!

A local resident was approached by two men in the parking lot of a local store Friday afternoon. They asked to borrow a phone, they were tourists from Greece, and their english was very poor. The Wawa resident dialed the number for them, and they spoke to someone for a couple of seconds – then handed the phone back. It all ...

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Wawa Resident Charged after domestic disturbance

On June 1, 2019, at approximately 6:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance on Hillcrest Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 22-year-old person, from Wawa, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following: Mischief – Domestic, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal ...

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Temiskaming OPP Charge two after Sudden Death

On November 30, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Temiskaming Detachment were called to investigate a sudden death on Empire Street in Latchford, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, two people have been arrested and charged. On May 7, 2019, Andrew LEVERE, 30-years-old, from Timmins, Ontario, was arrested and charged with Trafficking a Schedule I Substance – ...

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“Canada Road Safety Week” Statistics for SE OPP Detachments

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) participated in “Canada Road Safety Week” which ran from May 14 to May 20, 2019. This campaign is designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures and target behaviours that put motorists, passengers and pedestrian at risk. The main focus of the initiative is on impaired driving, distracted driving, ...

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SE OPP – Kitchener Male charged with 21 Criminal Charges after traffic stop

On May 19, 2019, at approximately 9:50 a.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Dambrossio Township, Ontario. The officer observed a southbound sport utility vehicle (SUV) travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. Further investigation revealed that the driver of the ...

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SE OPP Vehicle theft leads to multiple charges

On May 11, 2019 at approximately 4:25 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft from a business in Wawa, Ontario. Two suspects were reported to have taken a motor vehicle from a local business without paying their tow bill. Officers conducted patrols but were unable to locate the vehicle. On May 12, ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Male with Racing on Highway 101

On April 29, 2019, at approximately 9:20 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a motor vehicle travelling at more than 150 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Highway 101 in Caouette Township, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Alain LORANGER, a 36-year-old male, from Sudbury, Ontario, was charged ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charge Driver for Impaired and other charges

On April 28, 2019, at approximately 3:15 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting speed enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. Officers observed a sport utility vehicle (SUV) driving at a high rate of speed and performed a traffic stop. As officers spoke with the driver, the odour of alcohol was ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Male Charged with Mischief

On April 18, 2019, at approximately 12:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in the Town of Chapleau, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 41-year-old male, from Chapleau, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following: Mischief Under $5000, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Traffic Complaint Leads to 80+ Charge

On April 14, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a possible impaired driver operating a pickup truck in the Town of Chapleau, Ontario. A short time later, the suspect vehicle was observed on Monk Street and a traffic stop was initiated. Officers detected an odour ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Male for sharing photos without consentT

On April 14, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a domestic dispute in Chapleau, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 36-year-old male from Chapleau, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following: Distribute intimate image without consent, contrary to section 162.1(1) of the Criminal Code (CC), ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Chapleau Man with Impaired Driving

On April 10, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an anonymous traffic complaint regarding a possible impaired driver operating a pickup truck within the Town of Chapleau, Ontario. Police located the vehicle on King Street and performed a traffic stop. Upon speaking with the driver, the odour ...

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SE OPP White River – Male assaults Officer

On April 7, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an unwanted person call at a business in White River, Ontario. The suspect was asked to leave the premises by the business owner and police but refused to comply.  As officers approached the male to arrest him, he struck one of ...

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OPP – What is Domestic Violence?

Do you know someone who is being abused? Do you know the signs of abuse?   Domestic abuse and violence continue to be serious and prevalent problems in Ontario.   The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in the North East Region respond to approximately 3,700 domestic related calls every day. In 2018, officers responded to over 2,400 non-criminal incidents and more than 1,200 ...

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