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East Algoma OPP – Traffic Stop results in multiple charges for Trio

On January 23, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 17    in the Town of Blind River.   At approximately 2:00 p.m., police initiated a traffic stop near the junction of Highway 17 and Birchwood Circle. While speaking to the occupants of the car, the officer detected a strong ...

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SSM OPP investigate snowmobile fatality on Highway 556 near Ranger Lake

On January 24, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m. the Sault Ste Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a snowmobile collision on Highway 556 near Ranger Lake in Snow Township.   A collision between a pick-up truck and a snowmobile occurred.  The 40-year-old snowmobile operator from Sault Ste Marie was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The investigation is ongoing under ...

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SIU begins investigation into death on Albert Street, SSM

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old man last night in Sault Ste. Marie. Preliminary information suggests the following: At approximately 7:30 p.m. on January 23, 2021, Sault Ste. Marie Police Service officers were dispatched to an apartment building located at 725 Albert Street East for an unwanted person. It had been ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Domestic Disturbance

On January 14, 2021, shortly after 12:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance involving a handgun in the Municipality of Huron Shores. Investigation determined the complainant was visiting two friends when the person’s common-law spouse entered the residence waiving a handgun at the three occupants and then pointed it at the complainant. A ...

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Manitouwadge Driver charged after colllision – Corrected

Manitouwadge OPP arrested and charged 47-year-old Clayton BARSTAD of Manitouwadge with operate a conveyance with a blood alcohol concentration that was equal to or exceeded 80 mg of alcohol in 100 mL of blood, contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code. Barstad was charged after reports of a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) on Highway 614 north of Wabikoba ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic & Weekend Report

Between January 6, 2021 and January 8, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Blind River policing area.   On January 6, 2021, shortly after 4:00 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Causley Street. A 34-year-old unlicensed driver from Batchewana First Nation, was issued a provincial offence ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assistance Required in Robbery at ATM

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in regards to a robbery that occurred at a bank machine in Elliot Lake.   On December 30, 2020 at approximately 7:00 p.m. police were called to a bank machine downtown Elliot Lake. A person had completed a cash withdrawal and was robbed immediately after. There were no weapons ...

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East Algoma – Driver arrested after avoiding RIDE Check

On December 26, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check on Highway 638 at Cloudslee Road in Plummer Additional Township.   Shortly after 3:30 p.m., police observed a black car approach the RIDE check area and suddenly stopped and conducted a three-point-turn and turned eastbound ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Charges laid after Collision

On January 2, 2021, at approximately 5:39 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Services (EMS) and Whitefish Falls Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 6, south of Espanola. Police learned the vehicle was the subject of a previous driving complaint. Upon speaking to the driver, police also determined driver ...

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Marathon OPP Charge Driver with impaired after collision at Mall

On January 4, 2021, at approximately 5:05 a.m. officers of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motor vehicle collision at 2 Hemlo Drive, Town of Marathon. The driver of a motor vehicle struck a lamp post at the Marathon Centre Mall and was transported to the ...

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SSM OPP – Charge Thunder Bay Male with Impaired

On January 2, 2021, at 1:55 p.m. members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 north in VanKoughnet Township. The vehicle was located in Sault Ste. Marie and as a result of the investigation, the driver, Christopher KLOOSTERHUIS, 47-years-old, of Thunder Bay was arrested and has been ...

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SSM Police – Missing Person: Public Assistance Requested

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is requesting public assistance to locate 28-year-old Keri Charnelle Sayers. Ms. Sayers was last seen in October 2020 and was reported missing on December 2, 2020. She was last known to be in the Greater Sudbury Area but may be in the Sault Ste. Marie Area. She is described as 5’8 tall with a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Victim Identified in Fatal ATV Collision

On December 24, 2020, at approximately 8:00 p.m. East Algoma Provincial Police (OPP) and the Algoma Paramedic Services responded to an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) collision in a remote location near Gullbeak Lake just outside Elliot Lake.   A collision occurred resulting in an ATV rollover. Philip NOWISKI, 55 years of age from Elliot Lake was pronounced deceased at the scene. ...

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