District

East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Suspicious Person Call

On July 23, 2022, at approximately 11:10 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a suspicious person trespassing in the backyard at a residence on Westhill Road in Elliot Lake. Police attended the address and located a person sitting on the ground in the backyard. Police attempted to talk to the person with negative results as ...

Read More »

East Algoma OPP – Bail Violation Charges Laid

On July 21, 2022, at approximately 6:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and a member from the OPP’s Traffic Incident Management Team (T.I.M.E.) Team responded to a complaint where an individual was left behind and was at a local coffee shop in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined the individual had ...

Read More »

East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Disturbance

On July 20, 2022, at approximately 4:30 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disturbance-related occurrence at an apartment on Hutchison Avenue in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a person creating an excessive loud noise and yelling obscenities from their apartment window. When police attended to speak with the person, they were uncooperative and threatened ...

Read More »

East Algoma OPP – 26th Impaired Charge Laid after Traffic Complaint

On July 11, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and a member from the OPP’s Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (T.I.ME.) Team responded to a traffic complaint involving a westbound black pick-up truck weaving all over the road on Highway 17 in the Spragge area. Police located the vehicle on ...

Read More »

SSM OPP – Collision between Dump Truck & Van

On July 22, 2022, at approximately 7:30 a.m. p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a dump truck and a van near Noon Day Drive and Highway 17, within the community of Garden River. One driver was transported via ambulance ...

Read More »

SSM OPP – Investigation Continues into drowning death at Havilland Bay

On July 19, 2022, at approximately 9:15 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Goulais Fire and Rescue, Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) responded to a marine call in Havilland Bay. Investigation determined two adults and two children were in a boat which was stationary in ...

Read More »

East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Unwanted Person at Airport Event

On July 17, 2022, at approximately 5:30 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to an unwanted person-related incident at an airport event just south of Elliot Lake. Event security reported an intoxicated male refusing to leave the property and causing damage to signs. Police attended and the person was arrested and escorted off the property. ...

Read More »

SSM OPP – 11th Impaired Charge of the Year Laid after Collision

On July 18, 2022, shortly after 6:30 a.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Laird Township. Police arrived on scene and observed a white car in the westbound ditch on Highway 17. The car rolled and ...

Read More »

Marathon OPP – Two Manitouwadge Men charged with multiple drug offences

On July 14 2022, members of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment’s Community Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Otter Avenue. The warrant was executed with support from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Emergency Response Team and Marathon Detachment members. As a result of the search, officers seized suspected crystal methamphetamine, methamphetamine tablets, cocaine, crack ...

Read More »

SSM OPP – 10th Impaired Charge of the Year Laid after Parking Lot Collision

On July 17, 2022, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision at a local general store parking lot on Highway 17 in the Town of Goulais River. Investigation determined a vehicle had been sideswiped by another in the parking lot.   The suspect vehicle then left ...

Read More »

SSM OPP – 9th Impaired Charge of the Year Laid

On July 14, 2022, at approximately 9:50 p.m., as a member from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was travelling to the officer’s patrol area, the constable observed a vehicle pull out of a business on Second Line and continued eastbound on Second Line at a high rate of speed. The officer conducted a traffic ...

Read More »

SSM Missing Person: Public Assistance Requested – LOCATED

Jul 19, 2022 at 20:08 Grace McClelland has been located safely and is no longer considered missing. Jul 19, 2022 at 07:39 The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is requesting public assistance to locate 14 year old Grace McClelland. She was last seen on the 18th July 2022 at approximately 8:00pm. Grace was wearing a tan coloured tank top with ...

Read More »

East Algoma OPP – Driver Charged after Collision

On July 12, 2022, at approximately 2:15 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting regular patrol duties on Highway 108 south of Elliot Lake and observed a vehicle in the ditch. The vehicle sustained major damage, however, the driver was not injured. Police could detect a strong odour of alcoholic beverage emanating from their breath. As a ...

Read More »

East Algoma OPP – Emergency/Grandparent Scam is Prevalent in East Algoma

Members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind everyone to please do your homework prior to giving any personal information, money, or sending prepaid iTunes cards to anyone. Every year thousands of Canadians are victimized, and millions of dollars are lost through many forms of fraud. Emergency/Grandparent Scam is Prevalent in East Algoma: ...

Read More »