Category: Dryden

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Christmas Cheer Fund Fraud Arrest – $30,000

Christmas Cheer Fund Fraud Arrest – $30,000

(DRYDEN, ON) – On November 6, 2019, the Dryden Police Service Crime Unit arrested 57 year old Peggy LEDOUX of Dryden, who is now facing charges of Fraud and Falsification of Documents while she was employed with a local not for profit organization in Dryden. The investigation began in August of 2018, when the Dryden...

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Vehicle Almost Hits Police During Escape

Vehicle Almost Hits Police During Escape

(DRYDEN, ON) – Members of the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information of a suspicious vehicle on Railway Avenue in the Municipality of Machin on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at approximately 12:00 p.m. Police later located the vehicle at 7-Eleven in the City of Dryden. An officer attempted to conduct a traffic...

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Youth Arrested 7 Times: Theft, Fraud, Break and Enter, Mischief, Assault Police and More

Youth Arrested 7 Times: Theft, Fraud, Break and Enter, Mischief, Assault Police and More

(DRYDEN, ON) – Appearing in a Thunder Bay courtroom this morning is a male youth who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. He appeared via telephone call from the Dryden Police Service detachment. His Worship, Justice of the Peace Bruce Leaman was presiding along with Crown Attorney P. Pasloski and a duty...

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Multiple People Arrested After Walmart Heist Attempt

Multiple People Arrested After Walmart Heist Attempt

(DRYDEN, ON) – On October 29, 2019, Dryden Police Service arrested and charged three individuals for shoplifting at Walmart located on Highway 17 around 2:00pm. Dryden Police received a report of shoplifting taking place inside the store and upon arrival met individuals in the parking lot where two were immediately placed under arrest. One of...

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Computer Heist Arrests

Computer Heist Arrests

(DRYDEN, ON) – On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the Dryden Police received a report of theft of a computer from a business on King Street that occurred just minutes prior. Through the use of video surveillance from surrounding businesses, descriptions of the two suspects were obtained that led to their arrest around 5:00 pm the same...

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Sage Fox Arrested Again, Guy Hides From Cops

Sage Fox Arrested Again, Guy Hides From Cops

(DRYDEN, ON) – On Friday September 27, 2019, at approximately 7:00pm, the Dryden Police stopped a motor vehicle on Whyte Avenue for a Highway Traffic Act offence. The driver was detained for a Standard Field Sobriety Test by police and later found not to be impaired.  During the traffic stop, officers observed open liquor which resulted in...

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Suspected Gang Member Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine

Suspected Gang Member Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine

(DRYDEN, ON) – In the ongoing efforts of the regional operation dubbed “operation disrupt”, hardworking Dryden Police Service officers have made another arrest. A suspected gang member from southern Ontario was apprehended by police and held for a court appearance this morning. A significant amount of cocaine was located and seized by police during this incident....

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Kyle The Alleged Kelly’s Fine Wine Thief

Kyle The Alleged Kelly’s Fine Wine Thief

(DRYDEN, ON) – Officers with the Dryden Police Service have made a break in the cold case of Kelly’s fine wine heist that happened on October 3rd, 2019. Sometime on that day a male entered the LCBO and stole some Kelly’s Fine Wine. 24-year-old Kyle Pelletier has been arrested and held for bail court regarding...

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DRUG BUST: Cocaine & Meth Taken Off The Streets

DRUG BUST: Cocaine & Meth Taken Off The Streets

(DRYDEN, ON) – For the second time in a week, police have arrested a youthful Krassilowsky. In the early morning hours of October 3, 2019, officers with the Dryden Police Service observed a suspicious male trying to open the door to a residence on Florence Street. Further investigation led to the arrest of the accused,...

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Drug Trafficking and a Woman Assaulted

Drug Trafficking and a Woman Assaulted

(DRYDEN, ON) – Officers with the Dryden Police Service have been investigating an incident on September 25th, 2019, in which a woman was assaulted by an alleged drug dealer. In the early morning hours of September 28th, 2019, police managed to make the arrest and charge a male with the a number of charges. 55-year-old John...

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Kenora Jail Hostage Suspect Back Behind Bars

Kenora Jail Hostage Suspect Back Behind Bars

(DRYDEN, ON) – After being released on a $15,000 bail and two sureties, 35-year-old Waylon Morton has found his way back into the inside of a jail cell. Officers with the Dryden Police Service arrested him on September 27th, 2019. He appeared in front of Justice of the Peace Anna Gibbons this morning in a...

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Court Allows Woman to Use Drugs at Home

Court Allows Woman to Use Drugs at Home

(DRYDEN, ON) – 22-year-old Saige Fox appeared in a Thunder Bay court room this morning via telephone while in police custody at the Dryden Police Service station. She is facing numerous charges after being found in the backseat of a vehicle, alleged to be in possession of some drugs. Her Worship, Justice of the Peace...

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Another Arrest Made on Area Highway

Another Arrest Made on Area Highway

(RED LAKE, ON) – On September 23, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers from the Red Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) on Highway 105, approximately 10 kilometers South of Ear Falls. Officers located a lone side-by-side in the northbound ditch amongst multiple empty alcoholic...

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Parking Lot Hockey Stick Assault Lands One Behind Bars

Parking Lot Hockey Stick Assault Lands One Behind Bars

(DRYDEN, ON) – The Dryden Police Service has made an arrest following a parking lot incident in which a hockey stick is alleged to have been used as a weapon. Below is the police release: On September 15, 2019 at approximately 9:30pm, the Dryden Police Service was called to disturbance at an apartment building on...

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Significant Rainfall Across the Region

Significant Rainfall Across the Region

(WEATHER) – Significant rainfall is expected for Thunder Bay and some areas west up to Dryden and Rainy River. A rainfall warning is likely Below is the statement released by Environment Canada. Special weather statement in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park Upsala – Raith Dryden – Vermilion Bay Ignace...

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Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16

Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16

(DRYDEN, ON) – On September 03, 2019, officers with the Dryden Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a sexual assault complaint. The Northwest Region Crime Unit investigated the complaint. On September 4, 2019, 65 year old Walter HASTINGS of Dryden, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code: Sexual Interference, Section...

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Assault, Breach and Crying in Court

Assault, Breach and Crying in Court

(DRYDEN, ON) – DRYDEN WOMAN CRIES BECAUSE SHE IS IN JAIL AND CAN NOT SHOWER THERE ARE NO SHOWER FACILITIES AT DRYDEN POLICE DETACHMENT. On Monday September 2,2019 the Dryden Police Service arrested 19 year old TAYLOR DANNIELLE DEROSIER again. It’s alleged that DEROSIER was breaching her undertaking conditions not to contact any of her victims....

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Thefts and Parking Lot Crimes Increase in Dryden

Thefts and Parking Lot Crimes Increase in Dryden

(DRYDEN, ON) – Similar to Thunder Bay, Dryden is also experiencing a rise in “crimes of opportunity”, likely related to rising drug addiction issues. Below is the media release from the Dryden Police Service regarding their ongoing issues. Note, the parking lot incidents and thefts from vehicles which are rampant in Thunder Bay. PUBLIC WARNING...

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String of Recent Thefts and an Arrest of One Man

String of Recent Thefts and an Arrest of One Man

(DRYDEN, ON) – A recent string of thefts occurred in Dryden over the last few days. Crystal meth and other drugs are rampant in the city, resulting in a rise of property crimes along with other “crimes of opportunity. One male is in custody but it is not certain if he is responsible for all the...

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Crystal Meth and Oxycodone Drug Bust

Crystal Meth and Oxycodone Drug Bust

(DRYDEN, ON) – On August 7, 2019 at approximately 7:26 p.m. officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Community Street Crime Unit and the Dryden Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Dryden. As a result of the search warrant Police seized a quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine and Oxycodone. The estimated value...

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Reward Offered for Murder Investigation

Reward Offered for Murder Investigation

(DRYDEN, ON) – Exactly one year ago today, Henry STONE-ARNOLD, 28-years-old, was seen for the last time. On August 17, 2018, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers located human remains on a private property on Trist Road in Van Horne Township, just outside the City of Dryden, Ontario. The recovered remains were sent to the Ontario Forensic Pathology...

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Same Man, Same Tractor, Two Drunk Driving Charges

Same Man, Same Tractor, Two Drunk Driving Charges

(DRYDEN, ON) – An interesting story developed out of Dryden, Ontario this week. Officers with the Dryden detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have arrested and charged the same man twice in one week. The man is facing drinking and driving related charges after being found intoxicated and on his lawn tractor. He was pulled...

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Fatal Highway 17 Collision Near Dryden

Fatal Highway 17 Collision Near Dryden

(DRYDEN, ON) – On August 4, 2019 at approximately 3:17 am, officers from the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Eton Township, approximately 20 km west of Dryden. A westbound motor vehicle left the roadway, rolled and came to rest in the north ditch....

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Regional Heat Warning Issued, Stay Safe

Regional Heat Warning Issued, Stay Safe

(NORTHWEST ONTARIO) – Environment Canada has issued a regional heat warning. Below is what you need to know. Heat Warning in effect for: Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park Upsala – Raith Dryden – Vermilion Bay Ignace – English River Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake Sioux Narrows...

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Ribs Heist Falls Off The Bone, Lands Woman Behind Bars

Ribs Heist Falls Off The Bone, Lands Woman Behind Bars

(DRYDEN, ON) – A woman’s attempt to make off with a delicious package of cooked ribs was thwarted yesterday, on July 12th. Allegations are that the woman entered the Safeway in Dryden, Ontario and attempted to make her escape with stolen ribs in tow. Officers with the Dryden Police Service responded to the scene and...

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