Crime

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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OPP Investigating Disappearance of James Money – UPDATE

Sep 3, 2019 @ 11:49 – On August 29, 2019, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment Crime Unit and the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) arrested a male in relation to the disappearance of James (Jimmy) MONEY. In May of 2019, members the OPP learned that James (Jimmy) Lee MONEY, a 62-year-old male, had not been heard ...

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OPP Launch Distracted Driving Campaign for Labour Day Long Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be focusing on Distracted Driving this Labour Day Long Weekend from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2, 2019. The OPP will be educating road users in an effort to change driving behaviour and save lives. Officers in the Northeast Region have investigated 15 fatal motor vehicle collisions so far this year (August 12, 2019). Eleven ...

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SE OPP find remains of Missing Sudbury Male

On June 29, 2019, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachment responded to a call of found human remains along Highway 17 in the Township of Rabazo. The remains have now been identified as Devin COLLIN, 32-years-old, of Sudbury, Ontario. Investigation has revealed his death to be a homicide. On June 17, 2019, he was reported missing from Sudbury ...

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SE OPP – Stolen Vehicle found on Mission Road

On August 21, 2019, at approximately 11:40 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting routine patrols in Wawa, Ontario. The officer observed a minivan on Mission Road and proceeded to query the licence plate of the vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated after the query revealed that the vehicle was reported stolen a ...

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SE OPP looking for help in pedestrians being hit in White River

On August 17, 2019, at approximately 2:04 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Superior Street in White River Township, Ontario. Two pedestrians were struck by a motor vehicle on Superior Street near the intersection of Monck Street. Both pedestrians sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken by Algoma ...

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SE OPP – Copper Wire Stolen

On August 15, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft call at a Bell tower site near Montreal River Harbour, Ontario. Six reels of copper wire were taken from a utility trailer located at the remote construction site. The estimated value of the wire is approximately $10000. Further investigation revealed that ...

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Chapleau OPP Charge person with Assault

On August 12, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m.,  members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault that occurred at a residence in Chapleau, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Alison PANAMICK, a 32-year-old person, from Chapleau, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault, contrary to section ...

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Arrests made in Wawa & White River – Street Value $5,500

On August 7, 2019, members from the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of members from the Pic River Anishinabek Police Service (APS), executed three separate Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) search warrants. The warrants were executed in the communities of White River and Wawa, Ontario.   Subsequently, police seized a ...

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