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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Call for Service

On August 9, 2020, shortly after 1:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for service on Beckett Boulevard in the City of Elliot Lake.   Investigation determined the call was unfounded, however, drugs were located on a person associated to the initial complaint and as a result, Karl BRASCH, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Trio arrested after Disturbance at Local Motel

On August 8, 2020, shortly after 10:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an intoxicated person with injuries to an eye at a local motel in the Town of Blind River   Police arrived a short time and located the injured person and arranged for the person to be transported to ...

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East Algoma OPP – Stolen Car Recovered – Occupants were Sleeping

On August 7, 2020, shortly after 1:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a possible impaired driver that was sleeping with the car idling on Dunn Farm Trail (off of Melwel Road) within the Municipality of Huron Shores.   Police attended and located the vehicle running with two occupants inside sleeping. A ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charge Speeder with Multiple Offences

On July 30, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 108.   Shortly after 8:30 p.m., police observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. A query revealed the driver was suspended and the vehicle uninsured.   As a result of the ...

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East Algoma OPP – ATV Driver Charged after Traffic Stop

On August 1, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol on Government Road within the Johnson Township.   Shortly after 9:00 p.m., police observed a westbound All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) on Government Road with two occupants. The officer observed the driver not to be wearing a helmet and the ATV had the right ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charge Ex with Breaching Conditions

On July 31, 2020, shortly after 12:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint where a victim was contacted by her ex who was on an Undertaking with conditions not to communicate directly or indirectly with her.   On August 4, 2020, shortly after 1:30 p.m., the ex was located ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Male Communicates with Viitm

On July 29, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial (OPP) investigated an historical sexual assault where a 55 year old male was charged and placed on conditions not to communicate with the victim.   The next day, on July 30, 2020, the male contacted the victim indirectly and as a result on August 1, 2020, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Policing over the Civic Long Weekend

The East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are happy to report that our members did not respond to any road, boating and drowning incidents over the Civic Holiday Long Weekend.   OPP officers laid numerous charges while targeting drivers who were not in compliance with Ontario’s Move Over law and who engaged in other risky driving behaviours ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Policing over the Civic Long Weekend

The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) closed off their Civic Long Weekend patrols while noticing a considerable increase in traffic on the roadways, waterways, trails and in our communities. Officers investigated yet another incident on our waterways that ended in a loss of life and tragedy for family members during this period.  It can’t be stated enough ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigation after Disturbance

On August 4, 2020, at 8:38 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township. Police responded and located a victim who was transported by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased. As a result of the investigation, Melissa ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Operation while Impaired Charges laid after MVC

On July 31, 2020, at approximately 8:36 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Bass Lake Road, Espanola. Police located the vehicle in the ditch with occupants inside who were not injured. After speaking to the driver, officers concluded alcohol had been consumed. The driver was arrested and ...

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Manitoulin OPP – ATV Driver Charged with Operation while Impaired after collision

On August 2, 2020, at approximately 8:32 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) on Highway 540, Gordon Township. It was reported that MVC involved a driver that was ejected from an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and had non-life threatening injuries. With the assistance of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) the ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Arrest Driver who fled from Police

On July 30, 2020 at approximately 9:36 a.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol on Highway 551 in Central Manitoulin Township. Police observed a vehicle driving erratically and the officer activated emergency lights to stop the vehicle. The vehicle failed to stop for police and drove down Tigmeg Road, off Highway 551, ...

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Nipissing OPP investigate Drowning in Halfway Lake

On August 2, 2020 at 7:10 p.m., officers from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a possible drowning in Halfway Lake at the Halfway Lake Provincial Park, Antrim Township. Investigation revealed a group of seven people went out on Halfway Lake at approximately 6:00 ...

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