Crime

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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SE OPP Wawa – Windsor Man Charged with 25 charges during Break in

On November 16, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft call at a business on Highway 17 north of Wawa, Ontario. Officers arrived on scene at approximately 2:00 p.m. and began their investigation. Shortly after officers arrived, a suspicious person was observed trying to break into a vehicle on the property. The ...

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Scammers now using local OPP numbers on Call Display

As digital technology advances, the cyber realm becomes easier for criminals to exploit and extort victims.   Scammers are now using local OPP numbers as a call display number to make the public believe that the police are phoning them. The scammers are trying to get personal information from the public under the guise of being an official member of the ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – Male charged after reports of Assault

On November 9, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault in Hornepayne, Ontario. The investigation revealed that the accused had assaulted and threatened one victim prior to breaking into a residence and assaulting a second victim. As a result of the investigation, John FORT, ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Male has 90 day suspension and Impounded Vehicle

On November 9, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint regarding a potentially impaired driver in the Town of Chapleau, Ontario. Officers observed the vehicle park at a residence on Lansdowne Street and proceeded to speak with the driver. During the conversation, officers detected the odour ...

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SIM Swap Scam

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in partnership with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), are advising the public of a recent scam that has been reported. Fraudsters are using SIM swapping and phone number porting to gain access to your email, social media and financial accounts. From there, they gain direct access to your personal ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic stop seizes 1.8kg of suspected Cocaine

On November 6, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. At approximately 3:50 p.m., a northbound pickup truck was observed travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 17. Police initiated a traffic stop and the investigation led to the driver being arrested for ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau man charged in multiple break and enter occurrences

Over the past week, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to multiple break and enter occurrences in Chapleau, Ontario. The suspect in these cases was located and arrested on October 28, 2019, at approximately 11:15 a.m. As a result of the investigation, Daniel TURNER, a 24-year-old from Chapleau, Ontario, was charged with the following: ...

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