Category: Northern Ontario

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Snowfall Warning Hits TBay & Region

Snowfall Warning Hits TBay & Region

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for areas from Rossport to Atikokan. Be advised, below are the details. Snowfall warning in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Cloud Bay – Dorion Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake Nipigon – Rossport Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park Snowfall with...

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“White Substance” Shuts Down Post Office

“White Substance” Shuts Down Post Office

(ATIKOKAN, ON) – Shortly after 11:00 am on November 13, 2019 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the Canada Post Office in Atikokan. The Atikokan Fire Department, Rainy River District Emergency Response Service (EMS) were also called to attend. Employees at the post office located...

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MISSING: Have you seen this man?

MISSING: Have you seen this man?

(KENORA, ON) Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are looking to the public to assist in locating a 29 year old Kenora male. On Saturday, November 16, 2019, members of the Kenora OPP received a missing report of a local male. The male was last observed in the north side of...

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GUNSHOTS: Armed Home Invasion – 3 Shot

GUNSHOTS: Armed Home Invasion – 3 Shot

(KENORA, ON) – Residents in Kenora have reported to our newsroom that gunshots have been ringing in the city since this morning. Our sources, who wish to remain anonymous for their own safety say that they believe three people have been shot in Kenora today. The earliest gunshots went off around 8:30 am this morning on...

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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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Woman Assaulted Twice, Arm “Snapped”, Prowling at Night

Woman Assaulted Twice, Arm “Snapped”, Prowling at Night

(SANDY LAKE FIRST NATION, ON) – On November 9th, 2019, Hardworking officers with the Sandy Lake detachment of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service were dispatched to investigate an assault that had taken place in which a woman is alleged to be the victim. The suspect arrived at a woman’s residence and an argument unfolded during...

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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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Scammers Impersonate OPP

Scammers Impersonate OPP

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – As digital technology advances, the cyber realm becomes easier for criminals to exploit and extort victims. Scammers are now using local OPP numbers as a call display number to make the public believe that the police are phoning them. The scammers are trying to get personal information from the public under the...

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NAN Chiefs Reject Bill, Assert Rights Over Land

NAN Chiefs Reject Bill, Assert Rights Over Land

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – First Nation leaders from across Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) have declared their resolve to assert their rights and jurisdiction over their traditional lands by rejecting omnibus legislation being fast-tracked by the provincial government, and controlling development in the Far North. “The message today from our Chiefs to the Government of Ontario is...

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Wanted in Que, Sask, & BC, Busted with a Stolen Car

Wanted in Que, Sask, & BC, Busted with a Stolen Car

(BOMBY, ON) – Hardworking OPP officers with the Marathon detachment have arrested a notorious criminal who is wanted across several provinces both east and west of Ontario. After a brief police chase, officers successfully pulled over and arrested 42-year-old Mark Delorme of somewhere in Quebec. A stolen vehicle pulled into the Petro Canada located a.t...

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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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Prominent Man Charged with Sexual Assault

Prominent Man Charged with Sexual Assault

(KIRKLAND LAKE, ON) – On November 3, 2019, members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of a sexual assault. As a result of the investigation, David GORMAN, a 40-year old from Eby Township, was charged with Sexual Assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code. The...

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VIDEO – Dangerous Flooding/Freezing Sparks State of Emergency

VIDEO – Dangerous Flooding/Freezing Sparks State of Emergency

(BEARSKIN LAKE FIRST NATION, ON) – UPDATE: Evacuations start Monday. EARLIER:  The northern and remote community of Bearskin Lake First Nation has declared a state of emergency. Below are the details released by Nishnawbe Aski Nation. Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement as Bearskin Lake First Nation Chief...

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VIDEO – Highway 17 Dangerous Near Head On Crash

VIDEO – Highway 17 Dangerous Near Head On Crash

(UPSALA, ON) – Upsala is located about 144 kilometers west of Thunder Bay, down Highway 17 which is also known as the Trans-Canada Highway. In a video submitted to us by an avid reader/follower, it can be seen what kind of dangerous crap happens on the roads that drivers have to contend with. The non-divided highway...

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Fiddler Arrested After Woman Brutally Assaulted Twice

Fiddler Arrested After Woman Brutally Assaulted Twice

(DEER LAKE FIRST NATION, ON) – On November 9th, 2019, officers with the Deer Lake First Nation detachment of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service have once again arrested 42-year-old Leroy Fiddler on allegations that he assaulted a woman, again. He was initially arrested sometime ago for assaulting the same woman. Fiddler managed to obtain bail...

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Man Wants Sunflower Seeds, Pushes Woman Down for Them

Man Wants Sunflower Seeds, Pushes Woman Down for Them

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On November 8th, 2019 at around 9:00 pm officers with the Kenora detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to the Market Square after reports were made that a violent disturbance was in progress. Allegations are that a couple were observed walking together. The woman had some sunflower seeds and...

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Woman Pushed, Slapped, Told to Kill Herself

Woman Pushed, Slapped, Told to Kill Herself

(KASABONIKA LAKE, ON) – Hardworking officers with the Kasabonika Lake detachment of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service have arrested and detained a 35-year-old Gregory Tyson Anderson following an investigation into an assault on a woman he was court-ordered not to be around. Allegations before the court are that his alleged victim was walking down a...

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OPP Make Massive Cocaine Bust

OPP Make Massive Cocaine Bust

(BAILLOQUET, ON) – On November 6, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. At approximately 3:50 p.m., a northbound pickup truck was observed travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 17. Police initiated a traffic stop and the...

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Pair Arrested and Charged With Cocaine and Guns

Pair Arrested and Charged With Cocaine and Guns

(KENORA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and the Kenora OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), have charged 2 accused on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The charges stem from an ongoing investigation conducted by members of the Kenora OPP. The investigation concluded with the arrest of the two individuals....

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OPP Officer Assaulted In Red Rock

OPP Officer Assaulted In Red Rock

(RED ROCK, ON) – HARDWORKING NIPIGON OPP ARREST RED ROCK WOMAN FOR BREACHING COURT ORDERS, BENCH WARRANTS AND ASSAULTING AN OPP OFFICER. CHRISTINA LEE TONEGUZZI IS HEADED TO THE THUNDER BAY CORRECTIONAL CENTRE FOR WOMEN. A 40 year old CHRISTINA LEE TONEGUZZI was arrested last evening Friday October 25,2019 for breaching court orders to stay away...

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About 10,000 Meth Pills, Over Half a Pound do Cocaine Busted

About 10,000 Meth Pills, Over Half a Pound do Cocaine Busted

(HORNEPAYNE, ON) – On October 24, 2019 at approximately 11:18 a.m., members of the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Cedar Avenue in Hornepayne, Ontario. The search resulted in police locating and seizing quantities of...