Crime

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 Report of Sexual Assault

On December 30, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a sexual assault in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 52 year old person, from Wawa, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following: Sexual Assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code (CC), Sexual ...

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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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SE OPP Chapleau charge Chapleau man with Sexual Assault & Intimidation

Dec 19, 2019 at 21:50 On November 1, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a sexual assault in Chapleau, Ontario. Members from the Superior East Crime Unit were involved in the investigation. On December 16, 2019, Daniel LEE, 59 years of age, from Chapleau, Ontario, was arrested and ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Chapleau man with Operation while impaired

On December 13, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver in Chapleau, Ontario. Police located the vehicle at approximately 11:05 p.m. and performed a traffic stop. During the conversation with police, the odour of alcohol was detected emanating from the driver’s breath. The ...

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OPP Charge Four Men in Construction Fraud – Clarida Construction & Maintenance 1187855 Ontario Inc

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged four individuals following a lengthy investigation into allegations of construction fraud. On July 25, 2014, the Temiskaming OPP Detachment received a fraud complaint related to the construction of solar projects in three jurisdictions across the Province of Ontario, by Clarida Construction & Maintenance, also operating as 1187855 Ontario Incorporated. As a result of the ...

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Crime Stoppers asks for help in November 29th Fire

Dec 9, 2019 @ 15:08   Crime Stoppers and the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police are requesting your assistance in solving two suspicious fires. On the morning of Nov. 29, 2019 the Wawa Fire Department responded to a structure fire in an abandoned motel on Pinewood Drive. Several hours later, firefighters responded to another fire in an abandoned home on ...

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Festive RIDE Checkpoint Yields suspected Drugs

    On December 7, 2019, at approximately 9:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Festive RIDE checkpoint on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario.   A northbound motor vehicle pulled up to the checkpoint and the rear passenger was observed not wearing a seatbelt. Officers directed the driver to pull ...

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OPP Investigate Suspicious Fires

On November 29, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department responded to two structure fires in Wawa, Ontario. A fire at a vacant motel building on Pinewood Drive was reported at approximately 9:37 a.m. The structure was fully consumed. A second fire was reported in an abandoned residence on Third ...

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