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Police Determine Highway Attack Did Not Occur.

On February 1st 2017, an alleged attempted abduction surfaced on social media. The alleged offence was brought to the attention of the Ontario Provincial Police and investigators immediately began to look into the matter. It was determined that the events were said to have occurred within the jurisdiction of the …

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WNPS Report Tip Jar Theft and Street Fight

Between February 3 rd and 9th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 154 calls for service. Among those were 11 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 26 police assistance calls, 2 Domestic Disturbance calls, 4 thefts, 2 unwanted person complaints, and 1 mischief complaints. On February 3, 2017 the complainant called the police …

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8,000 Methamphetamine Pills Seized in Sturgeon Falls

At approximately 7:00am, January 11th, officers from the West Nipissing Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a Nipissing Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. The search of the residence was completed and officers seized in excess of eight thousand (8,000) …

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OFFICERS RESPOND TO ALARM AND ARREST MADE

On Thursday December 29th 2016, officers from the West Nipissing Police Service responded to an alarm at approximately 11:35 p.m.at the municipal building at Minnehaha Bay in Sturgeon Falls. Upon arrival, they discovered a door ajar and footprints leading away from the building. Entry had been gained to the premises …

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MPP John Vanthof – 2016 Year End Report

As each year draws to a close, we often take the time to reflect on the past year’s important milestones. As your Provincial representative at Queen’s Park, it has been a tumultuous and frustrating legislative session. The soaring cost of electricity has been the main focus of discussion and debate …

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With camp done, Gagnon ready to fight

Local mixed martial artist Mitch Gagnon is just days away from his return to the UFC Octagon after being sidelined for nearly two years because of a blown ACL. “Now, I’m doing media stuff, photo shoots, and whatever the UFC is asking of me,” said Gagnon, 32, a native of …

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