Crime

Superior East OPP – Snowmobile Safety

Winter is upon us and with that, comes the snowmobiling season. The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to provide some safety reminders to members of the public seeking to enjoy this snowmobiling season. For young people who have obtained a motorized snow vehicle operator’s licence (MSVOL), please be mindful of the following; Those under 12 ...

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Superior East OPP Hornepayne – Traffic Stop results in Criminal Charges

On Friday December 7, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Hornepayne) Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Fourth Avenue in Hornepayne, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Johnathan WON (23) of Hornepayne, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following; Driving while Disqualified – court order, contrary to section 259(4) ...

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SE OPP White River Charge Driver after collision and fire

On Monday December 10, 2018, at approximately 5:00 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 15km south of White River, Ontario. After leaving the roadway and entering the ditch, the motor vehicle caught fire and was fully consumed. Both occupants were able to escape from the ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic complaint regarding a possible impaired driver leads to 7-day Suspension

On November 29, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a traffic complaint regarding a possible impaired driver. Police located the vehicle and performed a traffic stop on Algoma Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, the driver was issued a seven-day roadside driver’s licence suspension. This incident is a good ...

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Wawa Male charged with multiple criminal traffic charges

On Friday November 23, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a traffic complaint regarding possible impaired driver. The driver was reported to be operating a snowmobile erratically within the town of Wawa. Officers located the snowmobile and driver at a local residence. As a result of this investigation, Colton VALLIERE (25) of Wawa, ...

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SE OPP White River Seize Suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, hash oil and unmarked cigarettes

On November 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (White River) Detachment, with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), intercepted a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) related to a drug offences investigation. Police searched the vehicle and located quantities of suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, hash oil and unmarked cigarettes. As a result of the investigation, three ...

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MNRF Seeks help in 5 Cases of Shot & Abandoned Moose

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking help in identifying the individual(s) resposible for shooting and abandoning four cow moose and one bull moose in an area north to northwest of White River. Between September 7th and November 1st of this year (2018), MNRF Conservation Officers became aware of the following: 1 – bull moose found off Road ...

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Lock it or Lose it!

The Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reminds vehicle owners to lock their unattended vehicles at all times, even in your own driveways. It only takes a few seconds for a theft to occur. The “would-be” thieves are looking for easy items to steal such as: loose change, purses, wallets and electronic devices. Police recommend some of these crime ...

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SE OPP Detachments – Operation Impact Results

The Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) participated in Operation Impact, an annual national road safety campaign, over the Thanksgiving long weekend. Officers responded to 71 calls for service and issued the following provincial offence notices (PON’s) over the 4 day period:  38 speeding 1 moving violation During Operation Impact, the OPP collaborates with police services across Canada ...

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Wawa Man charged with Impaired in crash

  On Sunday, September 30, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of a motor vehicle collision.  At the scene, the investigation revealed that the male driver had consumed alcoholic beverages.   As a result of the investigation, Brett Marshall WILSON (22 years) of Wawa, Ontario, was ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Female in Family Dispute

On Friday August 31, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment responded to a local Chapleau address regarding a report of a family dispute. At the scene preliminary investigation revealed that a male had been assaulted by a female. As a result of the investigation, A 28 years old Coldwater, Ontario, female was arrested and ...

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School Starts Soon – Watch for Buses

The Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists that school buses will soon be back on our roads. Motorists should also be aware of the expected increase of pedestrians, and cyclists and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destination. In accordance with the Highway Traffic Act, motorists encountering a stopped school ...

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Driving somewhere this Labour Day Long Weekend?

The Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be out in full force during the Labour Day long weekend to prevent unnecessary deaths and injuries by encouraging all motorists to drive responsibly. While police are committed to raising awareness about the dangers of driving while distracted, they are also enforcing the legislation that carries tough penalties that ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Chapleau Man with Possession

On Friday, August 24, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle at a local Chapleau business address and investigate the male driver. During the investigation police located a small quantity of what is believed to be marihuana and a small quantity of what is believed to be cocaine. ...

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