Crime

SE OPP – Looking for assistance in LSPP Thefts

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recently responded to a complaint of multiple thefts at different locations throughout Lake Superior Provincial Park between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie. Since July 4, 2020, 11 different thefts have been reported amounting to an estimated loss of $3000. There are currently no suspects. The thefts involved the removal of cash ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Sobriety Check Leads to Disqualifed Driving Charge

On August 7, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were patrolling Highway 17 near Agawa Bay. Officers caught up to an SUV driving very slowly and unsteadily. A traffic stop was initiated to determine if the driver was impaired. The driver was found to be sober, however, prohibited from driving a motor ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Resident charged for Backyard Explosions

On August 4, 2020, at approximately 8:40 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of several loud noises coming from a property on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. Police contained the area until members of the Northeast Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Canine unit attended. The accused party voluntarily surrendered to ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Morning Collision leads to Impaired Charges

  On August 1, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township. Officers arrived on scene and found that the driver had fled the scene on foot. At approximately 8:35 a.m., an officer spotted the driver walking on Highway ...

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SE OPP – Driver stopped for Speeding – found to be impaired

On July 29, 2020 at 11:20 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 17, Lendrum Township. Upon speaking with the driver, officers determined the individual had been consuming alcohol and was subsequently arrested. As a result of the investigation, Devan MCLEOD, age 26, from White River, Ontario, ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charges Laid after Driver flees RIDE Check

On July 24, 2020 at 11:05 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot check at the intersection of Monk Street and Pine Street in Chapleau. Officers observed a vehicle swerve into the oncoming lane as it was approaching them ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Disturbance at Motel leads to Impaired Driving Charges

On July 21, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance outside a motel on Mission Road in Wawa. Once at the scene, officers received information that a pickup truck had left the area. A short time later, the vehicle was located and officers established that the driver ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Names of Fugitive Pair Released

On July 14, 2020, at approximately 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a northbound traffic complaint on Highway 17 south of Wawa. Officers located the suspect vehicle on Highway 17 near Red Rock Lake in Lake Superior Provincial Park. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle using spike belts but were unsuccessful. ...

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SE OPP – Pair arrested after Canine and ERT Overnight Search

Jul 15, 2020 at 15:35 On July 14, 2020, at approximately 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a northbound traffic complaint on Highway 17 south of Wawa. A black sedan was reported to be driving at a high rate of speed and passing unsafely. Police were also made aware that the ...

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SE OPP White River – Travellers from Newmarket charged after Theft of Gas

On July 12, 2020, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of gas from a business in White River. Officers located the vehicle at approximately 5:00 p.m. southbound on Highway 17 near Wawa. A traffic stop was initiated and both occupants were placed under arrest without incident. Further investigation ...

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SE OPP – Calgary Male charged after being observed driving without plates

On July 8, 2020, at approximately 2:00 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a northbound motor vehicle with no licence plates on Highway 17 in Rabazo Township. A traffic stop was initiated and investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a cell phone and thus, in breach of their ...

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SE OPP White River – Charges laid after Break & Enter

On July 6, 2020, at approximately 6:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence on Winnipeg Street in White River. Investigation revealed that the accused person had entered the residence and took some clothing items and electronics. As a result of the investigation, Jacklynn IRVINE, ...

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SE OPP Dubreuilville – Male Arrested and Charged with Fail to Appear

On July 12, 2020, at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a wanted person who had attended the Detachment for an unrelated matter. As a result of the investigation, Thomas MICHAUD, 74 years-of-age, from Dubreuilville, was arrested and charged with the following: Fail to Appear/Comply with Appearance Notice, Promise ...

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