Category: Blind River

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OPP Cruiser Rammed During Pursuit

OPP Cruiser Rammed During Pursuit

(BLIND RIVER, ON) – On September 23, 2019, at approximately 9:30 a.m., members of the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a Break and Enter occurrence on Shaw Road, north of Little Rapids, Ontario. Officers located and stopped a pickup truck with two occupants. The truck was pulling an Off Road...

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Man sexually assaulted by another man while drunk.

Man sexually assaulted by another man while drunk.

(BLIND RIVER, ON)- On December 27, 2018 shortly after 2:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a sexual assault that had occurred earlier that morning at a residence in the Town of Blind River. The investigation determined that a male was visiting a friend who had other friends over...

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HIGHWAY 17 COLLISION

HIGHWAY 17 COLLISION

(BLIND RIVER, ON) – On September 11, 2018, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Blind River Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a member from the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) team, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Algoma Paramedic Services, Blind River Fire Department and the Mississauga First Nation Fire Department responded to a...

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HIGH SPEED CHASE, FIREARM, BREACH & MORE

HIGH SPEED CHASE, FIREARM, BREACH & MORE

(BLIND RIVER, ON) – On August 30, 2018, at approximately 9:30 pm members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attempted to stop a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 17 in Serpent River, Ontario. The vehicle failed to stop for police and was later located parked on the side of...

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TRANSPORT DRIVER CHARGED

TRANSPORT DRIVER CHARGED

(BLIND RIVER ON) – On June 13, 2018 shortly after 5:30 a.m., members of the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a lone tractor trailer near the junction of Highway 17 and Oak Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined that a...

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DEAD MAN FOUND IN CAR BESIDE HIGHWAY 17 EAST OF THUNDER BAY

DEAD MAN FOUND IN CAR BESIDE HIGHWAY 17 EAST OF THUNDER BAY

On Monday March 26, 2018, shortly 1:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspicious vehicle parked on the south shoulder on Highway 17. Police attended and located a deceased male in the vehicle. A post mortem examination is to be conducted today by the Office of the Chief...

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Stolen Car Crashes Into Highway Ditch

Stolen Car Crashes Into Highway Ditch

On March 12, 2018, shortly after 1:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of vehicle in downtown core of the Town of Blind River. The vehicle was observed travelling eastbound on Highway 17 at a high rate of speed. Shortly after a sighting of the...