Tag Archives: Marathon OPP

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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Marathon OPP – 2 drivers charged with impaired

On June 17, 2018 at approximately 6:35p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a disturbance at the 10 Hemlo apartments in the town of Marathon. Officers patrolled the area and located one of the individuals involved in the disturbance, parked in a parking lot of a local business. After further investigation it was ...

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Marathon OPP investigate collision

Jun 14, 2018 @ 12:16 On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at approximately 5:00pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), Highway 17, approximately 40km west of Marathon near Ripple Lake. It was reported that a westbound motor vehicle, a Honda Accord, had crossed the centerline colliding ...

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Tractor Trailer Driver charged in Collision

Jun 4, 2018 @ 14:55 On Friday, June 1st, 2018, at approximately 02:00 pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), Highway 17, approximately 10km west of Marathon near Wolf Camp Lake. It was reported that an eastbound tractor-trailer unit (TTU) had left the roadway and ...

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