Day: September 7, 2018

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MURDER IN SIOUX LOOKOUT

MURDER IN SIOUX LOOKOUT

(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – The death investigation of a male located in the area of Seventh Avenue and Roy Lane in Sioux Lookout on September 5, 2018 has now been confirmed to be as a result of a homicide. On September 5, 2018, at approximately 8:35 p.m., members of the Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)...

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THEFT INVESTIGATION

THEFT INVESTIGATION

(RED LAKE, ON) – The Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating the theft of copper wire from a job site outside of Madsen in the Red Lake area. Sometime between 2:00 pm on Thursday August 30 and 10:00 am on Tuesday September 4, unknown persons entered a locked storage...

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MULTIPLE LONG WEEKEND DEATHS

MULTIPLE LONG WEEKEND DEATHS

(ORILLIA, ON) – Ten traffic and marine-related deaths made for a tragic Labour Day Long Weekend on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads, waterways and trails. Two motorcyclists were among the four people who died in separate road collisions over the weekend. One person died in an off-road vehicle crash. Two boaters died in separate boating incidents...

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OPP OFFICER CHARGED

OPP OFFICER CHARGED

(ONTARIO) – On Thursday September 6, 2018, as a result of an ongoing investigation, an officer from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), who currently holds the rank of Provincial Constable and is assigned to a Central Region detachment was arrested and charged with a criminal offence. The offence occurred while off duty. Due to the...

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SUSPICIOUS DEATH

SUSPICIOUS DEATH

(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – On September 5, 2018, at approximately 8:35 p.m., members of the Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an injured male on Seventh Avenue and Roy Lane in Sioux Lookout. Officers attended and were met by Emergency Medical Services who were attending to a 40-year-old male identified as...

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FESTIVAL OF COLOURS 2018

FESTIVAL OF COLOURS 2018

(THUNDER BAY, ONT) – The Festival of Colours is a joyful celebration with cultural roots from India. The festival is meant to symbolize the joy and happiness by throwing away your bad feelings to the wind. Come join all the people dancing, eating and filling up the late summer air with beautiful colours. There is...

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FINES FOR ROAD/TRAIL BUILDING

FINES FOR ROAD/TRAIL BUILDING

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Two men from Thunder Bay were in court over a Public Land Act violation, below is the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Media Release. Two Thunder Bay men have been fined a total of $1,500 for violations under the Public Lands Act. Robert Davis was convicted at trial and fined...