Crime

Manitouwadge OPP looking for Public Assistance in SUV Theft and Collision

The Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the public’s assistance regarding the theft of a motor vehicle (MV) from a residence in Manitouwadge, ON. On October 4, 2019 at 6:10am, a silver 2015 Nissan Murano was located badly damaged by a motorist and reported to police. The MV was 8.5km south of Manitouwadge on 614 Highway. Travelling south bound ...

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OPP Takes Part in Operation Impact Campaign (October 11 – 14, 2019)

As Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers prepare to police some of the heaviest traffic volumes of the year, they are reporting 216 fatal motor vehicle collisions that have claimed the lives of 239 people so far this year. Heading into the Thanksgiving Long Weekend, motor vehicle collisions on OPP-patrolled roads sit at 53,036, up from last year when collisions had ...

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SE OPP – Chapleau OPP Lay Charges After Break And Enter

On October 5, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter at a seasonal residence on Serviss Lake near Chapleau, Ontario. Officers attended the scene and observed signs of forced entry into the residence and that multiple items had been taken from inside. Police were able to ...

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Chapleau Male Arrested with 325 suspected methamphetamine tablets

On October 5, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting follow-up to a break and enter occurrence at a residence in Chapleau, Ontario. While conducting follow-up, officers observed a suspect walking down Pine Street. The suspect was placed under arrest and searched. Officers located approximately 325 suspected methamphetamine tablets during the search incident to ...

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CyberCrime Costs Everyone

Cybercrime costs all Ontarians by directly victimizing individuals, businesses and provincial infrastructure. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) views Cyber Security Awareness Month as an opportunity to take a multi-pronged approach to address the many threats posed by cybercriminals and, through education and awareness, reducing cybercrime and its negative impact. Cybercrime occurs when technology is used to carry out criminal offences ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Break and Enter and Steps to prevent

On September 19, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter in Chapleau, Ontario. The unknown suspect entered a residence through and insecure patio door and took some items from a purse that was near the door. Although this was seemingly minor in nature, these types of incidents have potential ...

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Copper Thieves

On September 24, 2019, members of the Superior East and East Algoma Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to reports of copper wire thefts from two Bell tower sites along Highway 129. Thefts from towers located near Flame Lake and Aubrey Falls occurred during the afternoon hours of September 21, 2019. Approximately $20000 worth of copper was taken from ...

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Pic Mobert Ontario Works advises of Percocet containing Fentenyl

ALERT FROM ANISHINABEK POLICE We were advised of percocet pills that were brought into Pic Mobert today (Tuesday, September 24, 2019), which have been tested and are found POSITIVE to contain FENTENYL. This is extremely dangerous and will cause an overdose. Please contact police or the health center ASAP if you have found any of these percocet pills. Please use ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest Driver with 1kg of Suspected Cocaine

On September 24, 2019, at approximately 1:26 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario. Officers observed a motor vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, an odour of cannabis was detected emanating from the ...

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SE OPP White River – Arrest Suspect in Thefts in Southern Ontario

On September 20, 2019, at approximately 12:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Canine Unit attended White River to assist with the arrest of a suspect involved in multiple incidents across southern Ontario. The suspect was located inside a stolen vehicle ...

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Sault OPP warn of increased Meth Presence in Ontario

The Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Rankin Police Service and the Anishinabek Police Service would like to inform the public that police have identified the increase in the use, trafficking, importation and production of Methamphetamine (meth) in Ontario. With the expected increase in growth due to its accessibility and demand, police understand the serious impact methamphetamine may have ...

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Gas Stolen in Wawa, Arrest made after deploying spike belt near Goulais River

On September 15, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a service station on Mission Road in Wawa, Ontario, regarding a theft of gas. At approximately 5:55 p.m., an officer from the Sault Ste Marie OPP Detachment observed the suspect motor vehicle driving southbound on Highway 17. Upon ...

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SE OPP Wawa lay charges in Devin Collin Homicide

On June 29, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call of found human remains along Highway 17, south of the Michipicoten River Bridge, in Rabazo Township. The remains were subsequently identified as Devin COLLIN, a 32-year-old, from Sudbury, Ontario, who had been reported missing on June 17, 2019. The investigation ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – Traffic Stop results in drug charges

On September 6, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 631 in Beaton Township, Ontario. At approximately 9:20 a.m., officers observed a northbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle was found to be wanted and was placed ...

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SE OPP Statistics for Labour Day Weekend

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were active on local highways conducting traffic enforcement throughout this past weekend. As a result of patrols conducted between August 30 and September 2, 2019, 86 charges were issued including the following: 57 Speeding charges 12 Other Highway Traffic Act (HTA) charges Five Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA) ...

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