Category: Nipigon

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HIGHWAY COLLISION: Transport vs Heavy Equipment, Nipigon

HIGHWAY COLLISION: Transport vs Heavy Equipment, Nipigon

(NIPIGON, ON) – A collision has happened on highway 11/17 around 1:00 pm this afternoon. Sources indicate that a transport and heavy equipment machine have collided, shutting down the highway temporarily. The incident happened roughly 3 kilometers west of Nipigon, between Golf Course Road and Red Rock Road. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police, Superior...

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(VIDEO) – Police Cruiser Blockade Rammed During Stolen Truck Pursuit

(VIDEO) – Police Cruiser Blockade Rammed During Stolen Truck Pursuit

(NIPIGON, ON) – Officers with the Nipigon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police had their hands full attempting to apprehend a suspect that is alleged to have stolen a truck from an area resident. During the pursuit, it is alleged that the driver of the stolen truck smashed the vehicle through two police cruisers that...

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GTA Style Police Chase, Police Cars Rammed

GTA Style Police Chase, Police Cars Rammed

(NIPIGON, ON) -On Monday, August 19th, 2019, at approximately 9:45 pm officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted by a member of the public advising someone had stolen their pickup truck from their driveway. Officers conducted patrols locating the stolen vehicle approximately 5 minutes later in the Town of Nipigon. An officer attempted...

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E-Bike Impaired Driving Charge Laid

E-Bike Impaired Driving Charge Laid

(NIPIGON, ON) – On August 7, 2019 at approximately 3:24 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment received a complaint of an intoxicated driver operating an electric bike (E-Bike) in the Town of Nipigon. Upon speaking to the driver, officers determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol. The driver subsequently failed...

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OPP Have Located The Hitchhiker

OPP Have Located The Hitchhiker

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Nipigon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police put out an advisory earlier today about a hitchhiker. They have reported that the hitchhiker has been picked up by them. No other details were provided by police. We are working hard to find out the nature of the advisory. Expect an update...

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ADVISORY: Dangerous Hitchhiker

ADVISORY: Dangerous Hitchhiker

(NIPIGON, ON) – The Nipigon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are advising motorists against picking up a hitchhiker in the area. Officers in the area have been busy with what’s been called a “substantial situation” in the area. The suspect is believed to be on Highway  17 just east of Nipigon. UPDATE: Hitchhiker Located. The...

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Protest Set To Slow Traffic on Nipigon River Bridge Today

Protest Set To Slow Traffic on Nipigon River Bridge Today

(NIPIGON, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays during their travels on Highway 17 in the area of the Nipigon River Bridge. Protest activities will be occurring between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Highway 17 on the Nipigon River Bridge. The OPP is working with...

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Traffic Stop Cocaine Drug Bust

Traffic Stop Cocaine Drug Bust

(NIPIGON, ON) -On Saturday May 18, 2019 approximately 10:00 am officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Schreiber Detachment responded to a report of a collision on Highway 17 Syine Township (east of Terrace Bay, ON) involving a westbound vehicle. As a result of investigation, police found the female operator of the vehicle to be...

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Missing Kayaker Found Deceased

Missing Kayaker Found Deceased

(NIPIGON, ON) – On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:15 am, officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a distress call from an emergency locator beacon on Jackpine River approximately 8 kilometers north of Highway 17. Upon arriving at scene officers learned from a witness that a person kayaking...

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Highway Collision: Transport Flips

Highway Collision: Transport Flips

(NIPIGON, ON) – Emergency responders had to sort out a situation where a transport left the roadway today. The incident occurred near Nipigon on the highway. Police, fire and ambulance responded to the scene. We are unable to confirm if any injuries took place. The transport ended up in the ditch and upside down. Anyone with...

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HOME INVASION: Senior Viciously Attacked

HOME INVASION: Senior Viciously Attacked

(NIPIGON, ON) – In the early morning hours of March 12, 2019 members of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received a report of an elderly male being assaulted during a break and enter at a Bell St. residence in the town of Nipigon. Police attended to find an 81 year old male...

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“Dr Terror” Prescribes a Violent Home Invasion

“Dr Terror” Prescribes a Violent Home Invasion

(NIPIGON, ON) – DOCTOR OF TERROR A VIOLENT NIPIGON HOME INVASION PRESCRIBED BY ADAM GERLACH In the late evening hours of Saturday November 25,2017, an unsuspecting, elderly Nipigon couple in their 70’s would have their lives changed traumatically…….by someone who was trained to help people, not hurt. Appearing handcuffed in the prisoner’s box for sentencing in...

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BUSTED: 200,000 Cigarettes/Cigars BUST

BUSTED: 200,000 Cigarettes/Cigars BUST

(NIPIGON, ON) – On February 17, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. officers from the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act offence on Highway 17, Lahontan Township (Rossport area). As a result of the traffic stop, officers seized 21 cases, containing approximately 200,000 unmarked cigarettes and...

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“I NEED MY F**KING ADVIL”

“I NEED MY F**KING ADVIL”

(NIPIGON, ON) – “I NEED MY F**KING ADVIL” Appearing by telephone from the Nipigon OPP station on Friday January 18,2019 is 57 year old DAVID CHARLEBOIS of Penetaguishene, Ontario. Justice of the Peace Anna Gibbon is presiding and Crown Attorney Katrina Van Kessel is here along Duty Counsel. CHARLEBOIS was arrested last evening for breach of...

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Storm Borg goes back to the slammer after breaching his probation.

Storm Borg goes back to the slammer after breaching his probation.

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – STORM ALEXANDER BORG SENTENCED TO 45 DAYS IN JAIL FOR BREACH OF PROBATION. Appearing handcuffed in Courtroom 102 today, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, is 23-year-old STORM ALEXANDER BORG. He has short hair and is wearing plaid pyjama bottoms and a dark jacket along with shiny bracelets attaching his wrists together. His grandfather...

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NIPIGON: HIGHWAY 11/17 COLLISION

NIPIGON: HIGHWAY 11/17 COLLISION

(NIPIGON, ON) – A serious highway collision has erupted on the trans Canada highway late this afternoon. The situation shows that at least a transport and a small vehicle were involved in the collision. We have no confirmation on how serious injuries were, but we can expect significant injuries to have been sustained. Traffic is...

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NIPIPGON RIVER BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE

NIPIPGON RIVER BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE

(NIPIGON, ON) – The Nipigon River Bridge Project is making significant steps towards completion. Paving is scheduled to begin on August 20th, which will see the busy highway bridge reduced to one lane at times. This paving work is expected to last about two weeks. When traffic is reduced to one lane, flaggers will be...

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HIGHWAY COLLISION

HIGHWAY COLLISION

(NIPIGON, ON) – This afternoon has travellers having to manage a delay during their highway journeys just east of Nipigon. A transport is said to have rear ended another transport, in a construction zone roughly 20km east of Nipigon. The photo was taken around 3:00 pm. Ontario Provincial Police along with construction workers are on...

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IDENTIFY THIS THIEF

IDENTIFY THIS THIEF

(NIPIGON, ON) The Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating an incident of theft that occurred recently at the Nipigon Husky Truck Stop located on Highway 11-17 in the town of Nipigon. On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at approximately 11:54 am, an unknown individual entered the office area of the Nipigon Husky Truck...

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HIGH SPEED PURSUIT ENDS IN AN OCEAN OF CHARGES

HIGH SPEED PURSUIT ENDS IN AN OCEAN OF CHARGES

(NIPIGON, ON) – On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at approximately 2:00 am, a uniform member of the Nipigon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a westbound Grey Mitsubishi RVR motor on Highway 11-17 in the Township of Nipigon for speeding. Upon the officer approaching, the driver abruptly drove off at high speed. In...

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POTENTIAL TRAFFIC DELAYS: NIPIGON RIVER BRIDGE

POTENTIAL TRAFFIC DELAYS: NIPIGON RIVER BRIDGE

(NIPIGON, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning area motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays during their travels on Highways 11 and 17 in the area of Nipigon ON. An information walk across the Nipigon River Bridge will occur on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at approximately 10:00 am. This information walk may periodically...

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PAIR ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL TRAIN RIDE

PAIR ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL TRAIN RIDE

(NIPIGON, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police dealt with some people that were hitching a ride on a train. Sources have indicated that a male and female were arrested for trespassing on the train. They were allegedly attempting to hitch a ride on the outside of the locomotive. The train was stopped and police rushed the...

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RAINFALL WARNING ISSUED

RAINFALL WARNING ISSUED

(NIPIGON – MARATHON, ON) – Rainfall warnings are in effect east of Thunder Bay from Nipigon to Marathon, and possibly soon for Wawa. Here is what you need to know below: Rainfall warning in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport Rain, at times heavy, is expected. Areas of heavy showers and thunderstorms are...

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