District

Algoma Highlands Conservancy Now has 3,300 acres of Protected Land

  The Algoma Highlands Conservancy is set to acquire an additional 332 acres, bringing its total protected area to over 3,300 acres.   Located 30 km north of Sault Ste Marie, the AHC holdings include the western portion of King Mountain which towers above the Goulais River Flats. Robertson Cliffs is a well-loved landmark to those who travel down the ...

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Nipigon OPP – Numerous HTA Charges over weekend

Members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment laid numerous Highway Traffic Act charges over the weekend. Over the course of the weekend, officers with the Nipigon OPP Detachment were busy conducting traffic enforcement to ensure safe roadways for the motoring public. Thirteen (13) charges were issued, including ten from a single commercial motor vehicle: Speeding – 128 Kilometers ...

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East Algoma OPP – Officers Make arrest after Robbery and Assault

On May 5, 2023, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery downtown Elliot Lake on Nova Scotia Walk. The complainant (an off-duty police officer) witnessed a known male assault a person who was sitting on a bench outside a retail store. The officer intervened, identified them-self, and attempted an arrest, but the male ...

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East Algoma OPP – Male Arrested after not attending Court

On May 6, 2023, at approximately 10:00 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol duties on Hillside Drive in Elliot Lake when they observed a known person who was currently wanted. Police were familiar with the person and knew there was a warrant out for their arrest. This was stemming from prior charges and failing to ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Numerous Harassment Complaints

On March 14, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person again in relation to numerous harassment complaints. The complainant reported multiple harassment related occurrences by a known person in a neighbourhood in Elliot Lake. There was a long history of on-going harassment from a neighbour. The neighbour was continuing their harassing behaviour by spinning their vehicle tires in ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Vehicle damaged by snowblower snow

On April 4, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged a person in relation to vehicle damage caused by snowblower snow. The complainant reported having on-going disputes with the neighbour. The neighbour was intentionally blowing snow from their driveway onto the complainant’s driveway. And, while doing so, covered the complainant’s cars causing damage to them. Matthew LEFEBVRE, 36 years of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Suspicious Person Call

On March 31, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previously reported suspicious person call at an apartment building parking lot on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. On March 2, 2023, the caller reported a male who looked to be high on drugs stumbling around the parking lot and then enter a ...

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SSM Police – Wawa Man Arrested for firearm offences

On March 18, 2023, officers with the Emergency Services Unit arrested 30-year-old Gerald Anglehart of Wawa, Ontario on the strength of a warrant.   On March 9, 2023, officers responded to an emergency call for service after someone pointed a gun at a victim in the 600 block of Pine Street. Through the investigation, officers identified the accused as the ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigation continues into Fatal Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision

The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a fatal commercial motor vehicle collision (CMV). On March 19, 2023, at approximately 1:30 a.m., members of the Marathon OPP Detachment, Fire, and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a serious two-vehicle CMV collision on Highway 17 near Neys Provincial Park. The collision involved ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Arrest made after ALPR System Alert

A traffic stop for a suspended driver leads to operation while impaired charges. On March 11, 2023, members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement using the Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) system in the Town of Espanola. At approximately 5:55 p.m., the ALPR system alerted police to a black SUV as being ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in break and enter

An adult and two youths have been arrested in relation to a break and enter in the Town of Blind River. On February 20, 2023, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a Break and Enter (B&E) that occurred at a residence on Indiana Avenue in the Town of Blind River ...

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Marathon OPP – Arrest made in break and enter

Members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested and charged two Marathon residents in relation to a break and enter at a local business. On February 20, 2023, at approximately 12:36 p.m., members of the Marathon OPP received a report of a break and enter at a local business that occurred on February 19, 2023. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Video shows individual stealing TV from Landfill Site

On February 26, 2023, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members of the from the East Algoma detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter at a local landfill site on East Line Road in Plummer Additional Township. The complainants had video footage of the break and enter. A cube van was stopped briefly by the complainants ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic complaint leads to an impaired charge

On February 26, 2023, shortly after 1:00 p.m., members of the from the East Algoma detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a driver all over the road on Highway 17 within the community of Serpent River First Nation. A short time later police located the westbound car near Highway 17 and Highway 538 ...

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East Algoma OPP – Snowmobile driver wearing no helmet crashes

On February 18, 2023, shortly after 12:00 a.m., Mississauga First Nation Police Service with assistance from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motorized snow vehicle collision on Daryl Lake (north of Iron Bridge) within the Territory of Mississauga First Nation. The investigation determined, a snowmobile was travelling at a high rate of speed, lost control, made ...

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