Crime

SE OPP – Charge two stunt drivers in 13 hours

On June 2, 2020, at approximately 12:30 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 519 near Dubreuilville. While on patrol, the officer observed an eastbound motor vehicle operating at a high rate of speed. The cruiser’s radar was activated and registered a speed of 144 km/h in a posted ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Resident charged with Breach

On May 28, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were made aware of a person who had violated their conditions of release. On May 29, 2020, officers located the person and placed them under arrest. As a result of the investigation, Scott PRUNEAU, 47 years-of-age, from Wawa, was charged with the following: Failure to ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Chapleau Resident with Operation while Impaired

On May 29, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Beech Street in Chapleau. Officers located the vehicle and stopped it on Birch Street. Officers demanded that the driver provide a breath sample into an Approved Screening Device (ASD). The driver complied and registered a “Fail” ...

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SE OPP Wawa-Charge Wawa Resident with Assault & Utter Threats

On May 24, 2020, at approximately 1:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of an assault at a residence on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. Upon arrival, police were advised that the accused had left the scene. On May 28, 2020, at approximately 1:15 p.m., police located and arrested the accused ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Arrest Chapleau Male during Break In

On May 28, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a break and enter in progress on Ash Street in Chapleau. Officers arrived on scene and located a person attempting to break into an abandoned residence. The individual ran toward police wielding an object in his hand. After ...

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SE OPP – Wawa person charged in Chapleau Domestic Assault

On May 22, 2020, at approximately 10:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in Chapleau. As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC). The accused was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Man facing Threats Charge

On May 22, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threats complaint on Magpie Road in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Corey BLACK, 33 years-of-age, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Damage Property, contrary to section 264.1(1)(b) of the Criminal Code (CC). The ...

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SE OPP Stats for Road Safety Week – 80 speeders nabbed

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) participated in “Canada Road Safety Week” which ran from May 12 to May 18, 2020. This campaign is designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures and target behaviours that put motorists, passengers and pedestrians at risk. The main focus of the initiative is on impaired driving, distracted driving, ...

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SE OPP – Charge SSM Male with Impaired and ‘Race’

On May 18, 2020, at approximately 7:50 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Rabazo Township. The officer observed a northbound pickup truck travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, the officer detected the odour of ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male Charged after Assault

On May 15, 2020, at approximately 7:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of an assault in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Spencer WRIGHT, 25 years-of-age, from Chatam-Kent, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC), Possession of ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Complaint Results in Charges for Calgary Man

On May 15, 2020, at approximately 11:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 near Wawa. Officers located the vehicle a performed a traffic stop. Investigation into the driver revealed that he was breaching his release conditions. As a result, John KWAME, 34 years-of-age, from Calgary, was arrested ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Stop results in Drug Seizure & Trafficking Charges

On May 12, 2020, at approximately 12:15 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 approximately 10 km south of Wawa. An officer observed a northbound sport utility vehicle operating at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the occupants, officers detected ...

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Protect Yourself From Health Care Related Scams

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit (HFIU) say increasing health care-related scams are targeting unsuspecting, innocent victims to extort money and, in particular, personal information. OPP Anti-Rackets HFIU warns Ontario residents to remain vigilant for scams related to COVID-19, specifically health information “harvest” sites, where fraudsters ...

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