Tag Archives: Marathon OPP

Marathon OPP investigate Aggravated Assault

On August 22, 2020 at approximately 10:30 pm the members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment were called to a Whitman Court residence in Marathon for a serious assault that occurred.   Police attended and located a person with wounds to the facial area. The victim was taken locally for medical assistance and air lifted to Thunder Bay for ...

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Marathon OPP – Drivers charged with impaired in separate incidents

On July 16, 2020 at approximately 03:09pm, an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle (MV) for a Highway Traffic Act infraction in the Town of Marathon. While conducting the stop the officer detected the odor of alcohol and investigated further. As a result 24 year old, Branden FITZPATRICK-BRUYERE, of ...

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One Lane remains closed after fatal collision west of White River

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020 approximately 1:00 am, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a signal motor vehicle on Highway 17, approximately 70km east of Marathon near Green Lakes.   An eastbound 2019 Honda Civic lost control after hitting the east bound shoulder on a corner. ...

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Marathon OPP Investigate Collision – Cleanup may cause delays

On Saturday, February 9, 2019 at approximately 06:00pm, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a tractor trailer unit (TTU) on Highway 17, approximately 40km west of Marathon near the Prairie River Bridge. A westbound TTU caught the north shoulder of the road on a curve. The ...

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Marathon Woman charged with Impaired

On February 3, 2019 at approximately 6:00 a.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a call regarding a motor vehicle collision on Highway 627 involving a possible impaired driver. Officers attended the area and located a white 2005 Chevy Silverado in the north bound ditch. The female driver and one female passenger were still in the ...

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Marathon OPP charge Male with Impaired during RIDE Check

On February 3, 2019 at approximately 1:15 a.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment conducted a RIDE on the Pic Mobert Road. A Dodge Caravan entered the RIDE and the male driver was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol. The driver failed on the road side approved screening device and was placed under arrest for ...

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Marathon OPP charge Male with Impaired after being found in the Ditch

On January 24, 2019 at approximately 12:20 a.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a motor vehicle collision (MVC) and a possible impaired driver on Highway 627 north of Pic River First Nations Reserve. Officers located the vehicle involved in the MVC in the north bound ditch. The vehicle had been travelling north ...

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Marathon OPP Officer is Honoured with an Accolade Award

Provincial Constable Peter Bertin of the Marathon OPP was honoured with an Accolade Award at a special presentation ceremony at the Ontario Provincial Police General Headquarters in Orillia, ON. These prestigious awards are only given out once a year. Bertin was recognized under the “Dedication” category for his continued support of the Marathon Community Policing Program.

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Marathon OPP Investigate Break & Enter, 10 charges laid against individual

On November 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) Pic River Detachment, were dispatched to Nature Nut Resort & Café on Highway 17 approximately 40km east of Marathon regarding a Break and Enter (B&E) in progress. When officers arrived they located a male outside the business. He ...

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Marathon OPP investigate fatal collision

Sep 21, 2018 @ 12:54 On Sept 21, 2018, at approximately 12:02 a.m. officers from the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Terrace Bay Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the Marathon Fire Department responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 west of the Little Pic Bridge. The investigation has determined that a black pick-up truck ...

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Thunder Bay Man charged in Marathon for Care and Control

On August 22, 2018 at approximately 7:45 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a possible impaired male sitting in his vehicle in a parking lot of a local business west of Marathon on Highway 17. Officers attended the area and located the vehicle with one male occupant. After further investigation and speaking ...

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Marathon OPP investigate Serious Collision that closed Hwy 17 Last night

On Monday, August 13, 2018, at approximately 5:00 pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), on Highway 17, approximately 1km east of Highway 614. A westbound motor vehicle, a Hyundai Santa Fe, left the roadway entering the westbound ditch. The vehicle struck a rock-cut head-on ...

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L’UES met fin à une enquête à Marathon – aucune blessure grave

Le directeur de l’Unité des enquêtes spéciales, Tony Loparco, a mis fin à une enquête sur une interaction survenue en janvier 2017 entre un homme de 40 ans et des agents du détachement de Marathon de la Police provinciale de l’Ontario. L’UES a été mise au courant de cet incident en septembre 2017. Le 25 janvier 2017, des agents ont ...

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SIU Terminates Marathon Investigation as No Serious Injury Sustained

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into an interaction that occurred in January of 2017 between a 40-year-old man and officers with the Ontario Provincial Police Marathon detachment.  The SIU was made aware of this incident in September of 2017. On January 25, 2017, officers were dispatched to a home in Marathon in ...

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