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SSM Police – Stationary Automated Licence Plate Readers Now Active

Effective June 13, 2022, there are stationary Automated Licence Plate Readers (ALPR) located at the east and north entrance/exits of Sault Ste. Marie. Both locations, Trunk Road, and Great Northern Road, will have two ALPR cameras to be able to scan licence plates of interest travelling in and out of Sault Ste. Marie.     Each camera provides an infrared ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges laid after Crash

On June 11, 2022, at approximately 10:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a possible impaired driver on Vienna Place in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported that a pick-up was departing a neighbour’s place and proceeded to back into the complainant’s driveway. It collided with their parked vehicle twice and then left the scene. Police later ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after disturbance call

On June 11, 2022, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disturbance at an apartment complex on Beckett Boulevard in Elliot Lake. Police attended the location and spoke to a person who was involved in the disturbance. During the investigation, police located a small amount of suspected cocaine in their possession. Shane DOUCETTE-GIROUX, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person arrested after Church Break & Enter

On June 11, 2022 the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a break and enter at a church on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. Police were notified of the early morning break and enter on June 7, 2022. Entry was gained through a window and numerous electronic items and cash was stolen from inside. Police later ...

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Echo Bay – Conserve Water – UPDATED

Emergency Notice for Water Conservation Effective June 13, 2022 No irrigation No car washing Essential use only  This notice is in place until further notice and updates will be provided as they become available, please follow the website for further updates June 10, 2022- 3:47 pm – The Township of Macdonald, Meredith & Aberdeen Additional is issuing an Advisory in ...

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SSM Police requesting the Publics assistance in locating Missing female

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is requesting assistance to locate 17-year-old Kaitana Biron. She was last seen around 4:00 p.m. on June 8th, 2022 in the 100 block of Queensgate Blvd. She is described as 5’3″ tall with a thin build, brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black tank top, black leggings, and white ...

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Students & Youth Encouraged to Attend 3rd Annual Population Growth Forum

Four youth (under 25) can attend the upcoming Magnetic North conference in Sault Ste Marie free of charge. Algoma University has agreed to be the youth sponsor for this year’s event. Those four spots cover not just conference registration, but reasonable travel and accommodation costs as well.   Meanwhile, if you can’t physically get to the conference, any registered student ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after complaint of drinking in vehicle

On June 11, 2022, at approximately 11:45 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a person in a car drinking alcohol at a beach parking lot in Elliot Lake. Police located the vehicle a short time later and the driver was spoken to, who exhibited signs of impairment. Open alcoholic beverages were also located in the ...

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Statement from the City regarding oil spill on St. Marys River

Friday, June 10, 2022 On the morning of Thursday, June 9, the city’s Emergency Management Committee was made aware of an oil spill downstream of Algoma Steel Inc. on the St. Marys River. Since that time, the city has been closely monitoring the impact of the spill along with control and remediation efforts by the Ministry of Environment and Climate ...

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U.S. Coast Guard Responds to St. Marys River Oil Spill

The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill that originated from Algoma Steel in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, June 9, 2022. The Coast Guard received notification at 10:30 a.m. EST of a 5,300-gallon gear oil spill into the St. Marys River. Initial Coast Guard estimates show a sheen that covers an area from the steel mill all the way ...

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Water Advisory for Users of the St. Marys River

FOR RESIDENTS WHO OBTAIN THEIR DRINKING WATER DIRECTLY FROM THE ST. MARYS RIVER   NOTE: This advisory does not apply to the Sault Ste. Marie municipal drinking water system. There is no concern relating to this system at this time.   Algoma Public Health is advising all users of the St. Marys River that an oil spill has been reported and confirmed to ...

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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen this Camper Trailer?

On June 8, 2022, shortly after 7:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a camper trailer sometime overnight from a residence on Dunlop Shores Road in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined that a 21-foot 2019 beige Rockwood Camper Trailer was parked approximately 500 metres from the ...

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SSM OPP – Missing Kayaker Located Deceased

On Sunday June 5, 2022, shortly after 10:30 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Sault Ste Marie Crime Unit,  the OPP’s North East Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Aviation Services- Helicopter, the Underwater Search and Rescue Team (USRT), Forensic Identification Services (FIS), Batchewana First Nation Police Service, Sault Ste Police ...

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Marathon OPP – Charges Laid after School is Broken into

On June 5 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were notified of a motion alarm at a local school. Upon arrival, they observed an individual running in and out of the building. Further investigation revealed that the individual had forced entry into the school and had stolen items from the kitchen area. Dallas MALLEY, 19, of ...

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SSM OPP – Fatal ATV Incident being Investigated

On June 3, 2022, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT), North East (Sault Ste Marie) Canine Unit, Batchewana First Nation Police Service, the OPP Helicopter and Sault Search and Rescue responded to a report of two missing people in the Tribag Mine Road ...

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