Crime

Four charged after search warrant executed in Pic Mobert

On February 21st, 2020 at 07:00am the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Northeast Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) assisted by the Northeast and Northwest Emergency Response Team (ERT) members executed a CDSA Search Warrant, in the First Nation Territory of Pic Mobert, Ontario. The search resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected cocaine and ...

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SE OPP Wawa Search Vehicle For Cannabis and Find Vehicle is Stolen

On February 1, 2020, at approximately 9:10 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checkpoint on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario. A vehicle entered the checkpoint and officers detected the odour of cannabis emanating from the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of ...

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Hornepayne Man charged with Possession for Purpose of Trafficking

On January 29, 2020, at approximately 8:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a motor vehicle travelling on Rose Street in the Town of Hearst, with an expired validation sticker on its licence plate. Police investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a controlled substance and was subsequently arrested. Police ...

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SE OPP Chapleau look for boat motor thief

On Tuesday, January 28, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a theft from a storage building located on Old Highway 129 near Chapleau, Ontario. This property is locally known as the former MNRF tree nursery. The exact timeframe of the theft is unknown at this time. The following outboard motors were ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Stop results in Manitouwadge Man being charged

On January 20, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario. Officers observed a pickup truck driving at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. During the investigation it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle was suspended. ...

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OPP Video Series Focuses on Historical and Unsolved Cases

  After the success of the OPP Investigative Lens – Serial Instinct video series, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) turns the lens to a new series focused on unsolved homicide and missing person cases. The OPP provides a behind-the-scenes look at open investigations and unique techniques in the hopes of sparking new tips from the public ...

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2019 Festive RIDE Results are Disappointing and Concerning

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) across North East Region (NER) conducted 1,638 Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) programs between November 23, 2019 and January 2, 2020. Officers arrested and charged 61 people for Impaired Driving related offences while another 30 motorists were issued various Automatic Drivers’ Licence Suspensions after registering in the warning range on the approved roadside screening device. ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Investigation of Traffic Hazard leads to Impaired Charges

On January 3, 2019, at approximately 3:10 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a traffic hazard on Highway 17 approximately 30 kilometres north of Wawa, Ontario. Officers arrived on scene and observed a motor vehicle stuck in a snowbank. Upon speaking with the driver, an odour of alcohol was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Lay Charges in Two New Year’s Day Domestic Disputes

On January 1, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of two domestic disputes in Wawa, Ontario. The first dispute occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m. As a result of the investigation, a 27 year old person from Wawa, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault Cause Bodily Harm ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Christmas Day collision leads to operation while impaired charges for Chapleau Man

On December 25, 2019, at approximately 5:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 101 approximately 50 kilometers east of Chapleau, Ontario. While speaking with the driver, an odour of alcohol was detected emanating from their breath. The driver subsequently provided a breath sample into an Approved ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Driver charged with Operation while Impaired after failing to lower high beams

On December 23, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. Police crossed paths with a southbound motor vehicle and the driver failed to lower the high beams. Police conducted a traffic stop and detected the odour of cannabis emanating ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charge Wawa Man with Operation while Impaired

On Sunday, December 22, 2019, a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Broadway Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. At approximately 10:00 a.m., a traffic stop was performed to check on the sobriety of the driver. A roadside test was administered using an Approved Screening Device (ASD) and the driver registered a ...

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