Crime

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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SE OPP Wawa Charge three local men with assault

On Saturday August 25, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of an assault.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a 20 year old male had been assaulted by three other males. As a result of the investigation, Dawson BERNATH (20 years) of Wawa, Ontario, was arrested and charged ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charge Woman with Uttering Threats

On Wednesday August 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa address in regards to a family dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that a female had threatened another female. As a result a 28 years old Wawa, Ontario female was arrested and charged with the following offence: Adult Uttering ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest made in Family Dispute

On Wednesday August 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local Wawa residence regarding a family dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a female and a male. As a result an 18 years old Wawa, Ontario female was arrested and charged with the following ...

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Superior East OPP Wawa Detachment Investigate damage to business sign on Mission Road

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment are currently investigating a mischief incident that occurred sometime between August 16 and August 17, 2018. Investigation has revealed that unknown person(s) damaged a business advertising sign along Mission Road Wawa. The incident is still under investigation. Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should ...

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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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