Tag Archives: Marathon OPP

Marathon and Manitouwadge OPP Warn of Wildlife on Highways

May 3, 2018 @ 07:21 Members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to two separate motor vehicle collisions involving moose that occurred on Highway 17 and 614. April 30, 2018 at 10:00pm officers were advised of a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) 30kms south of Manitouwadge on Highway 614. The vehicle, a 2018 Nissan Titan, ...

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Three Drivers in Marathon/Manitouwadge Area Charged with speeding +50km

On Highway 17 in the Marathon/Manitouwadge area over the previous weekend, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers charged three drivers under the Highway Traffic Act for speeding 50km/hr or more over the posted speed limit. April 28, a 20 year old male of Winnipeg, MB. 151km/hr in 90km/hr zone. April 29, a 19 year old male (unknown residence or speed at ...

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Marathon OPP – Weather contributes to 4 collisions in just over four hours

Apr 17, 2018 @ 14:11 Members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to four separate motor vehicle collisions that occurred on Highway 17 in a little over a four hour period. April 16, 2018 at 09:23pm officers attended a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) near the Prairie River Bridge on highway 17. The vehicle left ...

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Marathon OPP – Man Arrested and Charged with First Degree Murder

Apr 6, 2018 @ 13:37 On April 5, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a sudden death at a residence on Michano Drive in Marathon. Officers attended and confirmed that a 61-year-old female identified as Anne RAINVILLE was dead.   Alain LEPAGE, 62-years-old, was arrested and charged with First ...

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Marathon OPP Arrest 9th Person in Trafficking Bust

Feb 19, 2018 @ 09:45 On February 1, 2018, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), K-9, members of the Marathon OPP Detachment, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) had charged 9 individuals with ...

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Nine Arrested in Marathon Drug Investigation

Feb 2, 2018 @ 10:00 On February 1, 2018, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), K-9 Unit, members of the Marathon OPP Detachment, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) have charged 9 individuals ...

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Marathon OPP Charge Impaired Woman with Care or Control

Jan 26, 2018 @ 10:30 On January 25, 2018 at approximately 5:20 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a possible impaired driver in the town of Marathon area. Officers patrolled the area and located the vehicle in a parking lot of a local business. When officers approached the vehicle they found it ...

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Marathon Male Arrested with Multiple Firearm Offences

Dec 14, 2017 @ 08:13 On the evening of Tuesday, December 12, 2017, officers of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information regarding a male that may be possibly carrying a loaded firearm in the Marathon area. After further investigation and patrol of the area, the male was located and arrested under the interest of public safety as well ...

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Marathon OPP Deploy Spike Belt, then Arrest Driver after Search

Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:48 On Monday, November 27th, 2017, the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of an orange 2008 Dodge Nitro traveling westbound on Highway 17 from the Wawa area that was involved in a theft of gas. The Wawa OPP responded at approximately 1:00 pm on November 27th to a report of a theft of gas ...

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Marathon OPP charge Man Multiple Charges after Truck lands in ditch

Nov 14, 2017 @ 08:06 On November 11, 2017, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision approximately 10km west of Marathon on Highway 17 in Coldwell Township. A single motor vehicle, a Ford F150 pickup truck traveling eastbound, lost control and left the roadway entering the south ditch. The driver attempted to ...

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Marathon/Manitouwadge OPP aid in retrieving Pilot after Crash Landing

Nov 7, 2017 @ 21:01 On Monday, November 6, 2017, at approximately 03:20 p.m. members of the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an airplane crash east of Marathon. Wilderness Helicopters assisted with a helicopter and two OPP officers to locate the aircraft. The pilot was able to communicate with officers using his cellphone and help pinpoint his location ...

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Tractor Trailer Driver has to be extricated from truck

Oct 19, 2017 @ 08:30 On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at approximately 10:10 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision east of Marathon on Highway 17, just east of White Lake Narrows. An eastbound tractor-trailer failed to negotiate a corner and left the roadway colliding with rocks and coming to rest in the ...

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Marathon OPP Investigate Mid-Morning fatal Collision

On May 26, 2017, at approximately 10:20 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision east of Marathon on Highway 17, near Dunk Lake.   A single motor vehicle, a small 4 door car travelling eastbound, lost control and rolled coming to rest in the north side ditch. Emergency services including the ...

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Marathon OPP Investigate Early Morning Collision

On Friday, May 19, 2017, at approximately 7:00 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon at Highway 17, Township of Coldwell. A westbound vehicle collided with the rear trailer wheels of an eastbound tractor trailer. Emergency services including the Marathon Fire Department (MFD) and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ...

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Marathon OPP – Three Stunt Drivers

May 8, 2017 @ 07:57   Three drivers are facing Stunt Driving charges after being stopped by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) near Marathon on May 6, 2017.   At approximately 12:32 am, OPP observed a GMC truck speeding on Highway 17 in Lecour Township. An officer operating radar determined the truck was travelling 145km/hr in the 90km/hr speed zone. A ...

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