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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid in Neighbour Dispute

On February 15, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a neighbour dispute related call on Ste Camillus Crescent in the City of Elliot Lake.   The complainant reported on-going disputes with their neighbour. On this date, words were exchanged and the neighbour threatened the complainant. After police investigation, a person was arrested and charged. ...

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Blind River – Drug Warrant Executed

On February 16, 2021, shortly after 6:15 p.m., members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OP East Algoma Crime Unit, the OPP’s North East Community Street Crime Unit, the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), Manitoulin OPP Crime Unit, the OPP’s North East Canine Unit, the Greater Sudbury Police’s Integrated Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break & Enter Charges laid

On February 16, 2021, at approximately 6:00 a.m. East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a Break and Enter that occurred sometime overnight at a residence on Cloudslee Road in Plummer Additional Township.   Investigation determined the suspect gained access to the house by forced entry through a door. Police observed of fresh tire tracks, footwear impressions, and drag marks ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid in flight from Police

On February 15, 2021, shortly after 12:30 a.m., East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle idling on Park Road in the community of Mississauga First Nation. The driver then proceeded eastbound on Highway 17 towards the Town of Blind River.   Upon entering Blind River, the driver crossed into oncoming traffic on Causley Street. The driver changed its direction of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Officers investigate Break & Enter where firearms were stolen

On February 12, 2021, shortly after 3:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter on Highway 548 in Tarbutt-Tarbutt Additional Township (approximately five kilometers from Highway 17). Sometime between Saturday, February 6, 2021, and Friday, February 12, 2021, a break and enter occurred to a single-dwelling residence and ...

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Marathon OPP – Victim identified in collision

On Saturday, February 13, 2021, approximately 07:21 pm, officers of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a pickup truck and tractor-trailer unit (TTU) on Highway 17, approximately 30km west of Marathon near the Little Pic River Bridge. Officers arrived on the scene to find a blue TTU in ...

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Marathon OPP warn of injured wolf

On February 6, 2021 at approximately 11:30pm, officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a call regarding a sighting of a wolf in the Penn Lake area in Marathon. The wolf has been seen several times in the area of Holy Saviour School/Ecole Val Des Bois, Penn Lake road, Penn Lake Park area, as well as Barrick ...

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Victim Identifed in Collision Near Batchawana Bay

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 north in Batchewana Bay involving a tractor trailer and motor vehicle.   Sault OPP along with the assistance of the Batchewana Volunteer Fire Department and an Ontario Provincial Police Technical Traffic Collision Investigator ...

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ADSB – Important Notice for Blind River Public School

Dated February 6th, 2021   Subject: Individual has tested positive for COVID-19 at Blind River Public School Dear Parents and Guardians, Algoma Public Health (APH) is advising you that an individual associated with Blind River Public School has tested positive for COVID-19. We recognize that receiving this information may be stressful. To help you understand what actions are being taken, ...

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City of Sault Ste. Marie Declares a Significant Weather Event

The City of Sault Ste. Marie has declared a Significant Weather Event because of the poor weather and forecast from Environment Canada. “During this time, all roads and sidewalks maintained by the City are considered to be in a “state of repair” until further notice. Drivers and pedestrians should use an appropriate level of caution when travelling during this event ...

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Sault Man wins in Boxing Day LOTTO 6/49 Draw

Darcy Nevers of Sault Ste. Marie has that “6/49 feeling” after winning a LOTTO 6/49 second prize worth $70,175.90 in the December 26, 2020 draw. He also won $2 on ENCORE bringing his total winnings to $70,177.90.   Darcy, a 35-year-old nurse said when he stopped at the store to check his ticket, he was shocked to find out he ...

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ADSB – Continuity of Learning for Blind River Public School students

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL FAMILIES of Blind River Public School. Thank you for your partnership, understanding and cooperation during the past several days, as we worked to support Algoma Public Health’s investigation. Unfortunately, what was a “possible exposure” on Wednesday, February 3rd became a confirmed case on February 4th. Please note the following information about the continuity of learning for ...

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ADSB – Closure of Blind River Public School for Safety/Supervision of Students

The Algoma District School Board is advising all families of Blind River P.S. that, due to the ongoing COVID investigation with Algoma Public Health and 2 additional classes at the school being dismissed, the school will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, February 4th to all students and staff. Please note that the closure is necessary as without all staff on site, ...

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