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SSM OPP – Emergency Services respond after Aircraft Crash into Lake George

On August 10, 2021 members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Batchewana First Nation Police, Anishinabek Police Service Marine Unit and the District of Sault Ste. Marie Paramedic Services were advised of a Challenger 2 Ultralight aircraft that had crashed into Lake George in the area of Squirrel Island.   The aircraft after crashing ...

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Update for Searchmont Resort for 2021 Winter

From Searchmont Resort… “A lot sure has happened since we made the difficult decision to remain closed last Winter and we felt it was time for an update. Currently, the resort is committed to opening for this upcoming 2021-2022 Ski & Snowboard season. Everyone here is working very hard making preparations so that the resort can offer a fun and ...

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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen Finn? – Located

Aug 6, 2021 at 20:31 – On August 6, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a missing person in the Town of Iron Bridge within the Municipality of Huron Shores.   Finn OUTINEN, 16 years-of-age was located.   The OPP thanks the public for their assistance in this ...

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East Algoma OPP – Officers lay 23rd Impaired Charge of 2021

On August 1st, 2021, shortly after 5:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver who almost had a collision with another vehicle on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River.   A short time later police located the car at a parking lot ...

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Nippissing West OPP – Looking for information in July 31st Hwy 144 collision

On July 31, 2021 at 3:56 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment (Sudbury) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sudbury Fire Department, and Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a two-vehicle head-on collision, on Highway 144, in the City of Greater Sudbury. Four people had been transported to the local hospital by Sudbury Paramedic Services. The driver of one vehicle ...

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Manitoulin OPP – MVC on Hwy 540 sends Seven to Hospital

On July 26, 2021, at approximately 12:52 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP’s Technical Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Unit and the Sudbury-Manitoulin Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two passenger cars on Highway 540 in between Newburn Road and Lakeshore Road in the Town of Kagawong.   Five people ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in theft of generator

On July 20, 2021, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stolen generator sometime overnight at a residence on Hudson Street in the Town of Blind River. The complainant provided video footage where a person could be seen carrying a small generator from the complainant’s backyard. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Warrant leads to seizure of $10,500 in Suspected Drugs

On Tuesday July 20, 2021, shortly after 3:30 a.m., members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit, the Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU),  the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the North East Region Sault Ste Marie Canine Unit and members from the East Algoma Detachment of the OPP executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at ...

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SSMPS – Have you seen Brian? – Located

Brian McPhee has been located and is no longer considered missing. The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is requesting public assistance to locate missing 69-year-old Brian McPhee. He was last seen on July 18, 2021 around 1:00 a.m. in the 800 block of Second Line West in a black 2017 Jeep Patriot, similar to the picture attached. He is an ...

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109 Businesses in Sault Ste. Marie Adapt to COVID-19 with assistance from Northern Ontario Recovery Program (NORP)

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The Ontario government is providing more than $1.8 million to help 109 Sault Ste. Marie businesses adapt to COVID-19 public health guidelines and protect employees and customers. The funding is being delivered by the Northern Ontario Recovery Program (NORP) and will support the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE), installation of safety equipment, renovations, and new construction. “We appreciate how ...

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SSM OPP charge vehicle driver in Tractor trailer collision

On July 9, 2021 members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 North, Aweres Township involving a tractor trailer and a motor vehicle.   Investigation revealed a southbound motor vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with a northbound tractor trailer. The driver of the tractor ...

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Manitoulin OPP Assisted by MNR Marine Unit & Trenton JRCC in Fatal Canoe Capsize

On July 3, 2021, shortly after 10:00 a.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP’s Canine Unit, the OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT), the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Marine Unit, and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Aircraft Trenton responded to a canoe that had capsized on Lake Huron near the Town ...

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Were you lucky? SSM Lotto Max Ticket shares MaxMillion Prize

After eight weeks and seventeen draws, the LOTTO MAX jackpot that was part of a Canadian lottery record top prize pool has finally been won!   There were two winning tickets – one sold in Toronto and the other sold in British Columbia – that will split last night’s (June 22, 2021) $70 million jackpot! Each ticket is worth an ...

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East Algoma OPP – Spousal Assault Charges Laid

On June 17, 2021, shortly before 1:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were made aware of a domestic dispute that had taken place the evening prior at a residence on McFarlane Road in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined that a couple went for an ATV ride in a wooded area ...

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