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SE OPP – Two Hornepayne Residents Charged Following Domestic Dispute

On August 26, 2022, at approximately 7:12 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Front Street in Hornepayne. The investigation revealed that property was damaged and one individual was assaulted during a physical altercation. As a result, a 26-year-old person, from Hornepayne, was charged with ...

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East Algoma – Crosswalk rules for vehicles & pedestrians

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to remind the motoring public about the rules of road in relation to keeping pedestrians safe at crosswalks. Vehicles must stop when a pedestrian is crossing a roadway at a marked or unmarked crosswalk. A pedestrian is considered to be crossing when “any part or extension of the body moves into the ...

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Algoma Steel and Union reach tentative collective agreement

Algoma Steel Group Inc. and United Steelworkers Local Union 2251, the union representing Algoma’s hourly employees, announced today that the parties have reached a tentative collective agreement. The USW Local 2251 bargaining committee is unanimously recommending the offer and the parties have agreed to extend the current contract until August 30, 2022, to allow for a ratification vote to occur. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break & Enter at Bobber’s

On August 19th, 2022, shortly after 7:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Forensic Identification Services unit responded to a report of a break and enter at Bobber’s Restaurant on Highway 17 in the Town of Bruce Mines. The on-going investigation has determined that sometime between 10:30 p.m., Thursday August 18th ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Trespassing Complaint

On August 18th, 2022, shortly after 1:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a trespassing complaint at a property on James Street in the Town of Iron Bridge. Investigation determined a couple had been staying at a friend’s and were told to leave. The couple then had no where to go and ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in on-going Sexual Assault Investigation

On August 17, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to an on-going sexual assault investigation in Elliot Lake. In June 2022, the OPP’s East Algoma Crime Unit and Sexual Assault Investigators (SAI) received a sexual assault related complaint. The complainant reported being sexually assaulted and as such police commenced the investigation which is currently ...

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SSM OPP – 13th Impaired Driving Charge Laid

On August 17th, 2022, shortly after 1:00 a.m., a member from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was travelling to their patrol area and was westbound on McNabb Street in the City of Sault Ste Marie. The officer observed a vehicle at the intersection of McNabb Street and South Market Street nearly collide with a ...

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East Algoma OPP – 27th Impaired Driving Charge Laid

On August 18th, 2022, at approximately 4:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 within the community of Serpent River First Nation. Police arrived a short time later and observed an SUV with its headlights on in the westbound ditch and the driver was ...

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East Algoma OPP – Drug Warrant Executed

On August 15, 2022, at approximately 1:15 a.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a Controlled Dugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrant at a residence on Bennett Drive in Elliot Lake. As a result of the warrant being executed, over $9000 in cash, over 550 grams of suspected Cocaine, approximately 95 suspected Methamphetamine tablets, approximately 5 grams of suspected Psilocybin, ...

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East Algoma OPP – What to know about e-Bikes

Inspector Tyler Sturgeon, East Algoma Detachment Commander, and the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to ensure the safety of all motorists on the road, both big and small. Electric bikes and mobility scooters are becoming more popular on our roadways, so here are some rules of the road. E-Bikes To operate an e-bike on Ontario’s public roads, the following ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person charged with Mischief & Theft

On August 15, 2022, at approximately 9:15 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the local hospital in Elliot Lake regarding a person attempting to enter vehicles in the parking lot. Police later located the person on Ottawa Avenue riding a bicycle. The person had also previously stolen merchandise from a gas bar variety store on Highway ...

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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen Sylvina?

On Saturday, August 12, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m., members of the East Algoma (Elliot Lake) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation involving a missing person. Sylvina RICKARD, 41 years-of-age who was last seen June 13th, 2022, shortly after 7:00 p.m., in the City of Elliot Lake. She is known to have ties to the Cities ...

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East Algoma OPP – Young men being targeted for blackmail on Social Media

Members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment wants to warn the public about a scam that seems to be targeting young men on social media like on Instagram, dating sites or pornographic websites. Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship through social media, dating sites or pornographic websites. As the relationship builds, victims are ...

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East Algoma OPP – Did you see this collision?

On August 9, 2022, shortly after 12:15 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision involving an SUV and a pedestrian on Hillside Drive South in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined a pedestrian was on a longboard skateboard travelling eastbound on Hillside Drive South. When the skateboarder ...

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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen this snowmobile trailer?

On August 8, 2022, members from the East Algoma Thessalon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a snowmobile trailer that was stolen sometime between 12:00 p.m. on Thursday August 4, 2022, and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday August 7, 2022, while parked at Highway 129 and Rapid River parking area in Sturgeon Township (approximately 20 ...

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