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East Algoma OPP – Massachusetts Driver Charged with Impaired after Collision

On July 3, 2022 at approximately 8:50 p.m. members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 6 in Assignack Township. Officers arrived on the scene of the collision and observed a vehicle in the ditch. Upon speaking with the driver, officers ...

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East Algoma OPP – Two arrested after disturbance call

On June 23, 2022 at approximately 4:40 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Hutchison Avenue in Elliot Lake regarding two people fighting. Police located the two people in the garage and both were subsequently arrested on outstanding warrants. Jessy ST JEAN, 30 years-old, of Elliot Lake was charged with: Mischief Under $5000 ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigation continues into Drowning at Chutes Provincial Park

On June 25, 2022, shortly after 4:30 p.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the North East Region Canine Unit, OPP Aviation Services, North Shore Search and Rescue and Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a report a possible drowning at Chutes Provincial Park. Investigation determined that the individual was swimming with friends and failed to resurface. On ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigation continues into Fatal Collision

The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a fatal collision involving two motor vehicles. On June 26, 2022, at approximately 1:00 p.m. the OPP and Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 at Sand Bay Road. Preliminary investigation revealed that two vehicles collided and one of the drivers was transported to hospital ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid in Break & Enter at business

On June 17 and June 18, 2022 the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested two people in relation to a break and enter at a retail store on Highway 108 and convenient store on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. On June 10, 2022 at approximately 1:50 a.m. police received an alarm call to the retail store on Highway ...

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Sault College Honoured with Leader in Accessibility Award

Sault College is honoured to be recognized by the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce as the 2021 recipient of the Leader in Accessibility Outstanding Business Award. Dr. Ron Common proudly accepted the award on behalf of the College at last night’s award event. The Leader in Accessibility Award recognizes an organization that shows leadership in integrating and providing accessible ...

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Queen Street Cruise Begins Tonight!

The Queen Street Cruise committee, along with its sponsors, are excited to announce that the 2022 Cruise taking places place this Friday and Saturday! With all the excitement surrounding the Cruise, we’re proud to announce that we have over 150 vehicles pre-registered for the event and many, many more to show up! All registration proceeds will benefit the Sault Area ...

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Nomination de Heather Stirratt comme de directrice du Bureau régional des Grands Lacs de la CMI

La Commission mixte internationale (CMI) a le grand plaisir d’annoncer que Mme Heather Stirratt a accepté le poste de directrice du Bureau régional des Grands Lacs (BRGL) de la CMI, qu’elle dirigera donc pendant les quatre prochaines années. Mme Stirratt possède plus de 27 années d’expérience dans le domaine de la gestion des rives et des ressources halieutiques. En tant ...

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Heather Stirratt Named Director of IJC Great Lakes Regional Office

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is very pleased to announce that Ms. Heather Stirratt has accepted the position of Director of the Commission’s Great Lakes Regional Office (GLRO) and will lead the binational regional office for the next four years.  Heather has over 27 years of professional experience in coastal and fisheries management.  Having served for over 14 years as the Great ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired charges Laid

On June 9, 2022, shortly after 3:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Town of Bruce Mines.   Police observed a westbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Taylor Street and initiated a traffic stop.  As the officer was speaking to the driver police determined ...

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East Algoma OPP – Speeding ATV Driver Charged

On June 13, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Town of Spanish.   Shortly after 1:00 p.m., police observed a westbound All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) travelling at a high rate of speed on Brennan Harbour Road and a traffic stop was initiated. While speaking to police the ...

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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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