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West Nipissing pastor sentenced to 15 months in jail

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A West Nipissing pastor with a history of pedophilia was sentenced to 15 months in jail Monday in a Sudbury courtroom. In addition, Robert Waugh will have his name listed on the national Sex Offenders Registry for the rest of his life. “The offences were aggravating and numerous with respect to the same child … a child who looked up ... Read More »

West Nipissing continues to enjoy a low crime severity index.

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West Nipissing continues to enjoy a low crime severity index based on recently released figures from Statistics Canada. The 2013 figures are the lowest in the past three years at 34.9, down from 47.4 in 2012 and 45.7 the year before that. What is also notable is that the levels continue to be below the provincial and national figures. The ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service Friday Update (July 18-24)

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During the week of July 18th to July 24th, 2014, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 191 calls for service. Among those were 45 Police Assistance calls, 40 9-1-1 calls, 8 Noise Complaints, 7 Thefts, 7 Alarms, 4 Property Related calls, 3 Animal Complaints, 3 Break and Enters, 3 Neighbor Complaints, 2 Frauds, 1 Assault and 1 Mischief. (Last week’s ... Read More »

3rd Ghost net full of dead fish found on Lake Nipissing

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A third ghost net full of fish was found floating in Lake Nipissing between the government dock and Manitou Islands. The discovery was made Friday. Witnesses told The Nugget the yellow net was full of various species of dead fish and was put into the back of a MNR conservation truck at the North Bay Waterfront Friday afternoon. Jolanta Kowalski, ... Read More »

WNPS Weekly Update

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During the week of June 13th to June 19th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 201 calls for service. Among those were 46 9-1-1 calls, 30 Police Assistance calls, 16 Thefts, 10 Alarms, 4 Animal Complaints, 4 Harassment, 3 Noise Complaints, 2 Neighbor disputes, 1 Assault, 1 Sexual Assault and 1 Mischief. On June 13th, a West Nipissing Police Service ... Read More »

OPP INVESTIGATE DEATH

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On Monday June 16, 2014 shortly after 11:30 pm, officers from the Noelville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single vehicle collision involving a Honda All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV). The collision occurred on North Channel Rd in the Municipality of French River. Yolland PERRON, 59, from Onaping Falls was discovered by family members near his ATV at ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service

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During the week of June 06-12, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 204 calls for service. Among those were 37 9-1-1 calls, 37 Police Assistance calls, 17 Traffic Enforcement calls, 7 Property Related calls, 6 Animal Complaints, 6 Thefts, 5 Domestic Disputes, 3 Noise Complaints, 3 Trespass To Property calls, 2 Assaults and 1 Break and Enter On June 7th, ... Read More »

Survivor shows spirit of the fight

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At Relay for Life Canadian Cancer Society events, the question of the night is to ask someone why they relay. Young Makenzy Lariviere of Garden Village had more than 280 reasons strung around his neck as he made the survivor lap at the West Nipissing Relay for Life on Friday night, which happened to be his birthday. “No more needles, ... Read More »

Ghost fishing net discovered on Lake Nipissing

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A ghost net caused quite a stir on Lake Nipissing this weekend. The net was discovered by several boaters and fishermen Saturday floating in the waters between the government dock and Manitou Islands. Witnesses report the large unmarked net had about 200 rotting fish caught in it. Jolanta Kowalski, senior media relations officer with the Ministry of Natural Resources, told ... Read More »

WNPS – Weekly Report. Drug Arrests and Assaults

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During the week of May 30th to June 5th, 2014, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 190 calls for service. Among those were 38 9-1-1 calls, 33 Police Assistance calls, 23 Police Information calls, 14 Thefts, 6 Alarms, 3 Assaults, 3 Drug Offences, 2 Break and Enters and 1 Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle. On May 30th, the West Nipissing ... Read More »

Sturgeon Falls debate barely hits simmer

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STURGEON FALLS – Although four candidates showed up, the West Nipissing election debate on May 27 was carried by incumbent New Democrat MPP John Vanthof and PC hopeful Peter Politis with Liberal candidate Sébastien Goyer and Northern Ontario Heritage Party candidate Gino Chitaroni playing supporting roles. Under another Liberal government, Politis said that whole towns in Northern Ontario would be ... Read More »

WNPS Weekly Report – Impaired Driving and Threats.

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During the week of May 16th to May 22nd, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 198 calls for service. Among those were 39 9-1-1 calls, 24 Police Assistance calls, 10 Alarms, 5 Animal Complaints, 3 Break and Enter complaints, 2 Assaults, 2 Thefts, 2 Impaired calls, 1 Fraud and 1 Threat complaint. On May 16th, a call was received regarding ... Read More »

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