Crime

Manitouwadge seeking Assistance from public regarding burning truck

On Saturday, August 11th, 2018, at approximately 2:00am officers of the Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding a pick-up truck burning on Pic Road in Manitouwadge. An officer arrived to observe the local Fire department on scene extinguishing the flames on a pick-up truck that was totally engulfed in flames. Investigation revealed the truck to be a 2014, ...

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Superior East OPP – Stats for July

During the month of July 2018, the Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 492 calls for service which included some of the following: 11 Violent related incidents 24 Property related occurrences 7 Drug-related cases 5 Driving Offences 35 Property and vehicle-related crimes 68 Provincial statues related incidents Officers from the Superior East Detachments have also ...

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Wawa Man Charged in Hawk Lake Break & Enters

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment began an investigation into several reports of Break and Enters and thefts complaints to cottages located on Hawk Lake.  Preliminary investigation revealed that various items had been taken including firearms. As a result of police investigation Bryan SHOREY (20) of Wawa, Ontario was arrested ...

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932 Move Over charges laid in first half of 2018

With the first half of the year behind them, the Ontario Provincial Police has laid 932 Move Over charges so far this year against drivers who failed to slow down and move over when approaching an emergency vehicle with its lights flashing. While the year-to-date number sets the stage for a potentially lower number of charges compared to the past ...

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Chapleau Man arrested for Uttering Threats

On Thursday July 26, 2018, at approximately 7:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment responded to a Chapleau residence regarding a dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that a dispute had taken place between a male and female. As a result a 47 year old Chapleau, Ontario male was arrested and charged with the ...

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Superior East OPP charge off-road vehicle operator

On Wednesday July 25, 2018, at approximately 6:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment had occasion to stop a side by side (UTV) vehicle on Highway 17 just North of Wawa, Ontario. During the investigation police noted that the male operator had consumed alcohol.   As a result Paul LOOMIS (50) of Dorr, Michigan ...

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Man arrested after Assault at Local Business

On Monday, July 23, 2018, at approximately 11:40 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local business address regarding a report of an assault. At the scene, police were advised that a physical altercation had taken place between two men.   As a result, Ryan John KWISSISENS (26) of Gull Bay First ...

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Malicious damage done to downtown corridor!

      We live in a beautiful place…   These flower boxes are planted every year by hard-working volunteers and watered by Municipal staff. We know you are proud of this town, so let’s keep working together maintaining Wawa’s beauty.   If you know or have information about the individual(s) who continues to push over the flower boxes and ...

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SE OPP – Operation Safe Trucking

The Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding all motoring public about Operation Safe Trucking. This annual campaign focusses on enforcing rules of the road and moving violations, but specifically for Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV). The OPP investigates thousands of preventable CMV collisions every year, making this a serious road safety issue. In 2015 and 2016, the ...

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SE OPP Investigate Suspicious Call – No Criminal Offence Committed

Jun 25, 2018 @ 12:25 On Sunday June 24, 2018, at approximately 8:49 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a suspicious call at a Churchill Ave address located in Wawa, Ontario. At the scene officers located and assisted a female person who was in need of medical assistance.   The female was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Mission Road closed due to serious collision

Jun 25, 2018 @ 11:40 On Friday June 22, 2018, at approximately 3:45 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Mission Road in the town of Wawa, Ontario. At the scene, preliminary investigation revealed that a motorcycle and a passenger car had collided. Two individuals were transported ...

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Police are investigating something on Churchill…

Jun 24, 2018 @ 17:00 Officers from the Superior East OPP Detachment have blocked the entrance into an apartment located on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. Yellow tape can be seen in the above photograph. The officers have been there all day, and this evening an OPP van has joined two cruisers. Wawa-news has been told that a resident of the ...

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SE OPP officer charged in collision

Jun 19, 2018 @ 10:13 An on-duty uniform member from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has been charged after a collision that occurred at 7:30 p.m. on Friday June 8, 2018 on Highway 17 in the Township of Alanen, District of Algoma. The officer was travelling in the southbound lane of Highway 17 when he ...

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OPP investigate collision between OPP cruiser and civilian motor vehicle

Jun 9, 2018 @ 13:21 On June 8, 2018 at approximately 7:30 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), were called to investigate a collision involving an OPP cruiser and a civilian motor vehicle on Highway 17, at Hammer Lake, Ontario. As a result of the collision two people were transported to the hospital ...

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THE GAME: Exposing the underbelly in the world of commercial sexual exploitation

Jun 6, 2018 @ 08:06 The underbelly in the world of commercial sexual exploitation is referred to as “The Game”. The Game involves the inner workings of sex trafficking from the beginning of trapping a victim, to everyday operations. The game has many players: pimps, victims, madams, escorts, drivers, insiders and more. However, the tactics used by traffickers (pimps) level ...

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