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Manitoulin OPP respond to robbery in progress

On October 23, 2021 at approximately 6:35 a.m. members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery in progress at a residence on Limit Street in Massey. The investigation revealed that the individual had entered the home uninvited. The individual brandished a knife and pepper spray to the occupants of the home. Alexander FOURNIER, ...

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Manitoulin OPP make arrest after two traffic complaints are received

On October 9, 2021 at approximately 5:33 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two separate traffic complaints regarding the same motor vehicle on Highway 17, Baldwin Township. Officers located the vehicle and spoke with the driver. A roadside screening device was administered and the driver was subsequently arrested. The driver was transported ...

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Manitoulin OPP make arrest after traffic stop

On October 14, 2021 members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement in the Town of Espanola. Officers conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle on Public Road in the Town of Espanola. The driver was found to be impaired and was transported to the Espanola Detachment. As a result of the ...

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Manitoulin OPP RIDE Check – Multiple charges laid

On October 8, 2021 at approximately 9:52 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program in the town of Espanola at Highway 6 and Foucault Drive. A vehicle entered the RIDE program and officers detected consumption of alcohol. An approved screening device was administered and the driver ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in Sky Sagassige’s death

Members from the Manitoulin Detachment Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), under the direction of the OPP’s Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), have made an arrest in connection with the death of 18 year-old Sky SAGASSIGE from Sables-Spanish River Township. On June 12, 2021 at approximately 12:49 a.m., officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the OPP responded to a ...

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École Ste-Marie (Azilda) closed until November 12, 2021

The health and safety of students and employees remains CSC Nouvelon’s top priority. Due to the declaration of COVID-19 cases at École Ste-Marie (Azilda) by Public Health Sudbury and Districts, ÉcoleSte-Marie will be closed until Friday, November 12, 2021. At the moment, students are expected to resume their in-class learning on Monday, November 15, 2021. If this return date should ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic Complaint leads to Impaired Driver being arrested

On October 22, 2021, at approximately 12:50 p.m. East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic related complaint of a possible impaired driver on Highway 17 and Highway 129. The complainant reported a pick-up truck almost colliding with them. The complainant followed the truck as it crossed the centre line numerous times. A vehicle and driver description as well as location ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made again for break and enter

On October 24, 2021, at 3:44 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a break and enter at a residence on Washington Crescent in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported hearing somebody inside their residence. Police attended the right away and met the complainant’s friend who had just witnessed a male departing on foot. A description of the male ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Arrest made after attack on Panache Lake Road

On October 20, 2021 at approximately 12:19 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an individual brandishing a knife on Panache Lake Road. The complainant reported that they had just been attacked by a person with a knife. Police located and arrested one person. As a result of the investigation, ...

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Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council Awarded Major Federal Grant

The Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council, with support from Know History Inc., has been awarded $200,000 from the Museum Assistance Program – Indigenous Heritage Grant, funded by the Government of Canada. The program supports projects that preserve, manage, and present Indigenous cultural heritage.   The funds will be used to develop an exhibition at the Sault Ste. Marie Métis ...

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Marathon/Manitouwadge investigate collision

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, approximately 01:20 pm, officers of the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a single motor vehicle (MV) on Highway 17, approximately 30km west of White River near White Lake Narrows Bridge. Officers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and White River Fire Department (WRFD) arrived on ...

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Sault College Honours Fall Graduates

Sault College is commemorating its amazing fall 2021 graduates with the release of its graduate website, which will feature ceremony video footage for each program and showcase Sault College fall graduates and their programs. The website will be available on October 28 at 7 p.m. and we encourage all graduates, families, friends and supporters to visit the website and take ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person arrested after warrant executed

On October 22, 2021, at approximately 9:45 p.m. East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a wanted person at an apartment on Hillside Drive North in Elliot Lake. Police located the wanted person at the apartment and a warrant was executed. The person was wanted in relation to firearm-related charges from Kawartha Lakes. The OPP’s Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), ...

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Additional individuals associated with River View Public School have tested positive for Covid-19

Algoma Public Health (APH) is advising that additional individuals associated with River View Public School have tested positive for COVID-19. Algoma District School Board (ADSB) and APH recognize that receiving this information may be stressful. To understand what actions are being taken and what to expect families are asked to review the following, important information. At this time, APH is ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person arrested after neighbour dispute

On October 9, 2021, at approximately 7:00 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a neighbour dispute at an apartment on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported on-going disputes with the neighbour. However, on this date the dispute escalated when the neighbour charged at the complainant holding a cane in the air in ...

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