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POLICE CONDUCTING INVESTIGATION ON NIPISSING FIRST NATION

 Accused Arrested (NIPISSING FIRST NATION, ON) – On July 10, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the North Bay OPP Crime Unit, an OPP Critical Incident Commander (CIC), the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), an OPP Crisis Negotiator, the …

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OPP charge more people with Methamphetamine Trafficking

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On June 24, 2019, the Nipissing West detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the North East Region (NER) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a warrant at a residence in the Municipality of West Nipissing, Ontario. Officers seized a quantity of drugs suspected to be …

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Long Weekend results in numerous charges for new OPP Detachment

This Canada Day long weekend, members of the Nipissing West Detachment and the Sudbury Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had a very busy long weekend. Officers were out on full force on the highways, waterways and trails, targeting aggressive drivers. There was …

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MP Serré recognizes community volunteers

MP Serré recognizes 22 volunteers in Nickel Belt for their outstanding contributions in the community. NICKEL BELT-GREATER SUDBURY – Volunteers in Nickel Belt shape their communities in a positive way. In recognition of their contributions and their dedicated work, Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré hosted the third annual Community Volunteer …

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OPP Transition June 6, 2019

As of noon on June 6, 2019, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will provide policing services to the Municipality of West Nipissing and surrounding area from the Nipissing West OPP Community Policing Office (CPO) located at 216 John Street, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. The West Nipissing Police will no longer be …

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West Nipissing trio face meth trafficking charges

Three West Nipissing residents face drug charges after a bust Tuesday, On May 28, police executed a warrant at a residence in that town. Officers seized a number of drugs suspected to be methamphetamine and amphetamine as well as approximately $6,500 cash. The street value for the drugs seized is approximately …

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Commander named for new West Nipissing OPP detachment

The former commander of the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police detachment has been named the detachment commander of the new Nipissing West OPP detachment. Insp. Michael Maville has commanded the Sault Ste. Marie detachment since May, 2016. The OPP is taking over policing of West Nipissing at noon June …

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Volunteers Needed in Jocko Point & Free BBQ Lunch Today

Volunteers Needed in Jocko Point & Free BBQ Lunch Today What: Jocko Point is experiencing severe flooding; residents are actively sandbagging. Volunteers are needed to help fill sandbags – even an hour makes a difference! Free BBQ TODAY (May 15) in Jocko Point by the Anishinabek Police Service When: Wednesday, …

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WNPS Report – 3 year old found wandering streets.

On April 25th – The West Nipissing Police received a report of a break and enter at a building owned by OVR (Ottawa Valley Railway) in Sturgeon Falls. The investigation is ongoing. On April 27th – The West Nipissing Police was dispatched to an address in Sturgeon Falls regarding a …

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West Nipissing Police Services to OPP Transition Update

The West Nipissing Police Service is informing the public that as of June 6, 2019, policing responsibility of West Nipissing is being turned over to the Ontario Provincial Police. WNPS police headquarters situated at 225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls will be closed effective June 6, and therefore any matter requiring …

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered & Local Convenience Store Robbed

On April 14, 2019, The West Nipissing Police Service were notified that a stolen vehicle out of Sudbury was travelling E/B on Highway 17, from the Warren area. The vehicle was described as a Silver Hyundai with two male occupants. Members of the West Nipissing Police Service located the suspect …

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