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SSM OPP – Driver Flees but is Arrested

On May 29, 2022, shortly after 8:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of Batchewana First Nation Police Service and the Anishinabek Police Service responded to a well-being check at a residence on Church Street in Town of Echo Bay.   Before police arrival the person had left the ...

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Marathon OPP – Second Stolen Vehicle Recovered

One day after recovering a stolen vehicle, Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information that another stolen vehicle had made its way into their jurisdiction from the Toronto area. Officers located the vehicle while already stopped at a business on Highway 17. They spoke with the suspect, who was arrested without incident. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was known ...

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Goulais River to celebrate Twin Equipment & Tool Rentals Grand Opening

Carve some time out of your schedule this weekend on June 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to join Twin Equipment & Tool Rentals (TETR) at their grand opening celebration. There will be chainsaw carving demonstrations, live music, and a community barbecue. Opened officially in March of 2021, due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, TETR’s grand opening had to be ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after threats complaint

On May 23, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previously reported threats occurrence at a retail plaza on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported being threatened by a person in April, 2022 while at the plaza. The person then proceeded to cause damage to the complainant’s car before departing. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues into E-Bike Collision

On May 25, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a motor vehicle collision on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. Investigation determined that a car was exiting a private property on Hillside Drive South. An E-bike was travelling eastbound on Hillside Drive South and collided with the car.  The driver of the ...

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Marathon OPP – Respond to 171 calls between May 16-22nd

Members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 171 occurrences between Monday May 16, 2022 to Sunday May 22, 2022. Police supported the Canada Road Safety Week while responding to a variety of calls, including: Assist  – 7 Information – 6 E-Ticket (Vehicle) – 103 E-Ticket (Business/Organization) – 4 E-Ticket (Person) – 2 Traffic Enforcement – 2 RIDE – ...

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Come Celebrate Grand Opening of New Sault Metis Centre

The Historic Sault Ste. Marie Metis Council Invites Citizens and Community Members to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Sault Metis Centre: A Day of Music, Dance, Games, Food and More. In 2017, the Anglican Diocese of Algoma returned the former Metis burial ground located along Fort Creek and the three buildings located on the site to the Metis Nation of ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – Marathon Driver charged with Stunt

On May 21, 2022, just before 12:00 p.m., a Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Highway 11-17 between Balsam Street and Hodder Avenue as part of the Canada Road Safety Week Campaign. This traffic initiative led by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Traffic Safety Committee focuses on reducing Aggressive driving, Distracted Driving, Drug ...

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East Algoma OPP – Driver Flees from Police and is arrested

On May 21, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Dayton Road in the Municipality of Huron Shores. Shortly after 2:00 p.m., police observed a car that appeared not to be fit for the road and attempted a traffic stop on Dayton Road. The car sped up and continued ...

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East Algoma OPP – Driver Charged with Impaired

On May 21, 2022, shortly after 1:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to traffic a complaint of a possible impaired driver on Woodward Avenue in the Town of Blind River. A short time later police located the suspect vehicle on Woodward Avenue. As police were speaking to the driver of the ...

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No Charges Against OPP Officer in Woman’s Self-Inflicted Death in Chapleau

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has found no reasonable grounds to believe an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the death of a 58-year-old woman in Chapleau in January. On the evening of January 20, 2022, officers went to the woman’s home after receiving a 911 call to check on ...

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East Algoma OPP – Fraud Charges Laid

On March 9, 2022, members from the East Algoma Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation of a possible fraud involving donations to the Mississauga First Nation Women’s Shelter located in the community of Mississauga First Nation. Investigation determined that sometime between March 1st, 2021 and May 17th, 2022, the supervisor of the Mississauga First Nation ...

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Robinson Huron Treaty Leadership Provide Opportunity For Reconciliation During the Royal Visit

The Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation Fund (RHTLF) leadership are encouraging the Prince of Wales to communicate their support for Canada and Ontario to take meaningful action on reconciliation. The RHTLF is calling on Governor General of Canada Mary Simon and Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell, to share with their Royal Highnesses the Petition and Memorial signed by the Twenty-One ...

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