Category: White River

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White River Hit and Run

White River Hit and Run

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On August 17, 2019, at approximately 2:04 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Superior Street in White River Township, Ontario. Two pedestrians were struck by a motor vehicle on Superior Street near the intersection of Monck Street. Both...

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6 Arrested During Meth, Cocaine and Guns Bust

6 Arrested During Meth, Cocaine and Guns Bust

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On August 7, 2019, members from the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of members from the Pic River Anishinabek Police Service (APS), executed three separate Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) search warrants. The warrants were executed in the communities of White...

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Fatal Highway Collision Victim Identified

Fatal Highway Collision Victim Identified

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On May 25, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of the Town of White River, Ontario. The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased...

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Fatal Collision Closes Highway 17 Today

Fatal Collision Closes Highway 17 Today

(WAWA, ON) – On May 25, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of the Town of White River, Ontario. The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased as...

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Weed and Booze in Vehicle Nets Thunder Bay Man Charges

Weed and Booze in Vehicle Nets Thunder Bay Man Charges

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On April 21, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the OPP conducted a RIDE checkpoint on Highway 17 in Alanen Township near White River, Ontario. While speaking with a driver, the odour of raw cannabis was detected emanating from the vehicle. During the subsequent search of the vehicle, an...

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Suspended License & Drunk Driving Charges

Suspended License & Drunk Driving Charges

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On December 18, 2018 at approximately 11:40 p.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a pickup truck driving erratically on Elgin Street in White River Township, Ontario. Police stopped the pickup truck on Spruce Street and spoke to the female driver. The odour of alcohol could be detected emanating...

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Cocaine, Meth, Weed & Smokes Bust

Cocaine, Meth, Weed & Smokes Bust

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On November 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (White River) Detachment, with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), intercepted a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) related to a drug offences investigation. Police searched the vehicle and located quantities of suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, hash oil...

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HIGHWAY 17 CLOSED DUE TO SINKHOLE (REOPENED @ 1:48 pm)

HIGHWAY 17 CLOSED DUE TO SINKHOLE (REOPENED @ 1:48 pm)

***UPDATE @ 1:48 pm HIGHWAY HAS BEEN REOPENED (DAHL TOWNSHIP, ON) – On July 20, 2018, at 10:33 a.m., members from the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a sinkhole on Highway 17 near Obatanga Provincial Park in Dahl Township in between White River and Wawa. Highway 17 is closed and there is...