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SE OPP Wawa – Charges laid after domestic dispute

SE OPP Wawa

One individual is facing criminal charges after their involvement in a domestic dispute. On March 29, 2024, shortly after 4:00 a.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a disturbance on Mission Road in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 28-year-old person from Sudbury was arrested and charged with: Spousal Assault Assault The accused ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Criminal Charges Laid after stolen property investigation

SE OPP Wawa

An individual from Wawa is facing criminal charges after their involvement in a stolen property investigation. On April 3, 2024, shortly before 2:00 p.m., the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit, along with members of the Superior East OPP Detachment, executed a search warrant at a residence on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. During the search, officers ...

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SE OPP Dubruilville – Criminal Charges Laid after Traffic Complaint

One individual is facing numerous criminal charges after concerned citizens called police for a traffic complaint. On March 30, 2024, shortly after 1:00 p.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a possible impaired driver on Rue Des Pins in Dubreuilville. The vehicle was located, and a traffic stop was conducted. The driver ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Stolen Vehicle located after traffic stop

SE OPP Wawa

A traffic stop has resulted in multiple charges for one individual. On March 29, 2024, shortly before 9:00 a.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police was conducting general patrol on Highway 17 near Wawa, when their Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) system alerted them to a licence plate that had been reported stolen. Officers conducted a traffic ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 9th

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy with 40% chance of showers or drizzle this morning. A few showers beginning near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 8 with temperature falling to +5 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 40% chance of showers or drizzle. Low +1. News Tidbits:

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COTTOM, John

Passed away peacefully at the age of 80 years on Tuesday March 26, 2024 in the early morning hours at Wilson Memorial General Hospital in Marathon, Ontario. Beloved father of Jason (Bonnie). Devoted grandfather of Justin, Jordan (Lindsey) and Jasmin (Dan). Cherished great-grandfather of Jack. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews and great ...

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Bien que le taux de surdoses et de décès chez les habitants du Nord de l’Ontario soit le triple de celui du reste de la province, le gouvernement reste impitoyablement assis sur ses mains

La plupart des lecteurs ne seront pas surpris d’entendre qu’aucun d’entre nous n’est parfait. Il y en a qui peuvent penser et se comporter à l’effet contraire, mais je peux vous assurer qu’une telle confiance en soi est mal placée. Pour toute personne de croire qu’ils sont parfaits est, tout simplement, la preuve de leur sensibilité imparfaite. Aux yeux du ...

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Between the Covers – April 8

The Wawa Public Library was very pleased to welcome author and retired Judge Norm Douglas to Wawa.  Norm was born in Hawk Junction and was excited to come back and visit and promote his book “You Be the Judge”! Norm’s book is an interactive book that puts the reader in the Judge’s seat to decide someone’s innocence or guilt! It ...

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Schreiber OPP – Traffic Complaint leads to Impaired & Stunt Driving Charges

A traffic complaint has resulted in one individual facing multiple charges including both impaired and stunt driving. On April 2, 2024, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Schreiber Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a traffic complaint regarding an erratic driver travelling along Highway 17 near Terrace Bay. Officers observed the vehicle to be travelling at 146 Kilometers per ...

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Monday Morning News – April 8

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 30% chance of showers early this morning. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy with 60% chance of showers. Low plus 3. News Tidbits: The Ontario government is investing more than $5 million to connect over 16,000 people to primary care teams in Northwestern ...

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CHAUVETTE, Richard – Celebration of Life

Richard passed away in Sault Ste. Marie on December 10, 2023, at the age of 57. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at O’Sullivan Funeral Home (215 St. James St, SSM). Memorial donations in memory of Richard may be made to the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society (payable ...

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Eclipse Tips To Enhance Safety on Ontario Roads and Waterways

With the possible migration of people heading out on roads and waterways on April 8, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is encouraging residents and tourists to make road and boat safety a top priority when travelling to take part in solar eclipse events. Drivers travelling to attend solar eclipse events should be prepared for delays in getting to and from ...

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Ontario Rewards SSM with $600,000 for Exceeding 2023 Housing Target

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Rob Flack, Associate Minister of Housing, announced Ontario will be providing Sault Ste. Marie with $600,000 in funding through the Building Faster Fund as the city exceeded its 2023 housing target, breaking ground on a total of 213 new housing units last year. “Our government is making historic investments in infrastructure to give municipalities the tools they need to ensure ...

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Carol Hughes Announces She Will Not Seek Re-Election

“It has been an exceptional honour representing the people of Algoma-ManitoulinKapuskasing for the past 16 years,” said Hughes. “I got into politics to try and make a positive difference in people’s lives. I’ve always attempted to take a pragmatic approach to this job and reach across party lines to get things done, but I and my NDP colleagues never wavered ...

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