Crime

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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Wawa Man charged with possession of controlled substances by SSM Police

On March 27, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 25-year-old Matthew Parise of Wawa with possession of a controlled substance. On March 27, 2019 during a traffic stop officers spotted an open bottle of alcohol in the vehicle; subsequent investigation and search of the vehicle and its occupants resulted in the location ...

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Wawa male charged with assault with a weapon

On March 23, 2019, at approximately 3:10 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a physical altercation that had taken place at a residence on Mission Road in Wawa, Ontario. The victim revealed that he had sustained minor injuries after being assaulted by the suspect with a knife. As a ...

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Romance Scams

An unfortunate reality of the online dating world is that romance scams continue to cause victims severe financial hardship and take a toll on their emotional well-being. That emotional embarrassment reduces the number of times this crime is reported to police. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and their fraud prevention partners ...

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AMBER ALERT – York Regional Police Seeking Assistance – CANCELLED

Mar 19, 2019 @ 18:36 CHILD FOUND: We have located 5-year-old Jannah Jaffri in good health. Her father has been taken into custody. Investigation is ongoing. Thank you to our community for your assistance in bringing Jannah home safely.     Mar 19, 2019 @ 17:46 York Regional Police is seeking public assistance to locate five-year-old Jannah JAFFRI who police ...

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Wawa Man Arrested and Charged with Robber, Assault and Uttering Threats

On March 14, 2019, at approximately 11:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a disturbance in progress on Churchill Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. The investigation revealed that the suspect and the victim were former housemates. The suspect was allowed into the residence to retrieve some of his remaining personal belongings. Once inside the residence, ...

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If you pay the fee, they won’t stop phishing!

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) are warning Ontario residents to check their emails, phone messages and computer pop-ups. All are tools that criminals can use to extort money and personal information from you. Phishing, ransom and service scams have the same basic goal. Typically, individuals make ...

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SSM Man Charged in MVC on Harte Gold Road

On March 5, 2019, at approximately 4:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a motor vehicle collision on Harte Gold Road, north of White River, Ontario. Upon speaking with the driver of the commercial motor vehicle (CMV), officers detected an odour of alcohol on his breath. Officers demanded breath ...

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Receive money from a source? why would you send ANY back?

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) say money transfer scams extort money and personal information from unwitting victims. Money transfer and cheque fraud scams are successful for fraudsters because they constantly find ways to put a new spin on an old scam. Victims sometimes educate themselves on ...

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