Category: Arson

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Police Investigate Possible Arson at a Home

Police Investigate Possible Arson at a Home

(FORT FRANCES, ON) – Shortly after 9:00 am on June 11, 2019 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) discovered a residential fire on the 400 block of First Street East in the Town of Fort Frances. The fire is being investigated by the Rainy River District Crime Unit...

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Arson Charges Laid in Wapakeka First Nation

Arson Charges Laid in Wapakeka First Nation

(WAPAKEKA FIRST NATION, ON) – WOMAN ARRESTED FOR EARLY MORNING HOUSE ARSON AT WAPAKEKA FIRST NATION. BIG TROUT LAKE OPP ARREST 28 YEAR OLD CHEYENNE CHARLENE JULEIGH MCKAY. MCKAY is facing 2 criminal counts of arson for burning down a home at 129 Anagish(not sure if spelt correctly) Street at WAPAKEKA 2 First Nation. MCKAY (who...

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Woman Allegedly Sets House on Fire with 10 People Inside.

Woman Allegedly Sets House on Fire with 10 People Inside.

(LAC SEUL, ON) – LAC SEUL POLICE ARREST ACCUSED ARSONIST FOR BURNING HOME WITH 10 PEOPLE INSIDE. ALL PEOPLE ESCAPED INJURY. Appearing this morning, Saturday February 9,2019 via telephone from the Lac Seul Police Station in Bail Courtroom 104 is 22 year old ALANNA WHISKEYJACK (pictured). It’s W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court today. His Worship,...

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Arson Charges Laid

Arson Charges Laid

(KENORA, ON) – On January 6th, 2019 at approximately 4:05 pm, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Kenora were advised of an out building on fire at a residence on Highway 596. The OPP along with the Pellatt Fire Department attended a short time later and were able to extinguish the fire. As...

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DORION HIGHWAY STANDOFF

DORION HIGHWAY STANDOFF

(DORION, ON) – On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at approximately 12:35 am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a pick-up truck travelling eastbound on Highway 11-17 in the 4 lane area of Shuniah in the wrong lane at a high rate of speed. Officers from the Nipigon OPP detachment located the vehicle eastbound...

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ARSON CHARGE LAID

ARSON CHARGE LAID

(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – On August 14, 2018 at approximately 7:39pm, officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sioux Lookout Detachment were dispatched to a house fire in the area of Cornerstone Lane, Sioux Lookout. While attending the scene, officers observed the home to be filled with smoke. The Sioux Lookout Fire Department entered the home...

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TRUCK STOLEN THEN TORCHED

TRUCK STOLEN THEN TORCHED

(MANITOUWADGE, ON) -On Saturday, August 11th, 2018, at approximately 2:00am officers of the Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding a pick-up truck burning on Pic Road in Manitouwadge. An officer arrived to observe the local Fire department on scene extinguishing the flames on a pick-up truck that was totally engulfed in flames. Investigation...

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ARSON AND MISCHIEF CHARGES LAID

ARSON AND MISCHIEF CHARGES LAID

(IGNACE, ON) – Ignace members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate a suspicious vehicle fire behind the Ignace High School in the Township of Ignace on Saturday, July 7, 2018. As a result of the investigation, on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, Police arrested and charged Jordan McKay (28 years old) of...

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GRASS FIRE SPARKS ARSON CHARGES, 2 YOUTHS ARRESTED

GRASS FIRE SPARKS ARSON CHARGES, 2 YOUTHS ARRESTED

(THUNDER BAY, ONT) – Thunder Bay Police Service patrol officers were called by a REAL concerned citizen to the area behind Castlegreen Drive, at the pathway that runs underneath Highway 11/17 for a grass fire that had been lit. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue was required to extinguish the fire while police spoke to witnesses who assisted...

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REWARD: $5000 FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO A CONVICTION

REWARD: $5000 FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO A CONVICTION

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – About a month, an excavator was destroyed by a fury of fire, likely set by someone with malicious intent. The incident occurred at a Taranis gravel pit on Virolainen Road in Gorham Township, near trout lake. There have been no arrests made regarding the incident, despite intense efforts by the Ontario Provincial Police....

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ARSON SUSPECTED IN PLAYGROUND INFERNO

ARSON SUSPECTED IN PLAYGROUND INFERNO

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A north side neighbourhood is left rattled after a case of suspected arson blasted through a community staple. An Academy area playground was roasted by some local kids, claims a witness on the scene. The playground has a layer of wood chips on the ground, instead of sand like most other...

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ALLEGED FIRE BUG ARRESTED AFTER COUNTY FAIR FIRE

ALLEGED FIRE BUG ARRESTED AFTER COUNTY FAIR FIRE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A grass fire was blazing behind County Fair Mall shortly after 7:30 pm. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue’s Pumper 2 crew responded to the scene in record time as always. Upon arriving on the scene the crew eliminated the flames and cooled the area. A REAL Concerned Citizen seen an individual squatting...

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FIRE AT NIPIGON MOTEL LEADS TO ARSON CHARGES

FIRE AT NIPIGON MOTEL LEADS TO ARSON CHARGES

(NIPIGON, ON) – On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at approximately 6:20 a.m. The Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information of a fire at a local motel. The fire was contained to a single room at the motel and was put out with the use of motel fire extinguishers. Nipigon Fire department attended the scene...

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DNA EVIDENCE DAY 5

DNA EVIDENCE DAY 5

DAY 5 OF DOUBLE HOMICIDE JURY TRIAL OF BENJAMIN RONALD MARKI. Appearing in Courtroom 205 this morning, Monday April 16,2016 before Superior Court Justice Terrence Platana for his jury trial is 42 year old BENJAMIN RONALD MARKI. He’s led into the prisoner’s box by TBPS Special Constables Brooke and Ryan are tasked with guarding Benjamin...

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DOUBLE MURDER

DOUBLE MURDER

DOUBLE HOMICIDE JURY TRIAL OF BENJAMIN RONALD MARKI. Appearing in Courtroom 205 this morning, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, before Superior Court Justice Terrence Platana for his jury trial is 42-year old BENJAMIN RONALD MARKI. He’s led into the prisoner’s box by TBPS Special Constables Jason and Ryan who will ensure that nothing goes awry with...

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EXPLOSION CAUSES HOUSE FIRE

EXPLOSION CAUSES HOUSE FIRE

On April 8, 2018 at approximately 8:23 p.m. members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence in Kenora to a report of a house fire as a result of an explosion. The OPP and the Kenora Fire Department attended a short time later and were able to extinguish the fire....