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WEST NIPISSING RESIDENT CHARGED AFTER CUTTING DOWN TREES

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 24, 2020 at 8:10 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a person cutting down public trees on the corner of Queen Street and Main Street in West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Investigation revealed the …

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DRUG WARRANT EXECUTED IN WEST NIPISSING

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 20, 2020 at approximately 9:30 p.m., members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Nipissing West Detachment executed a search warrant at a residence on Front Street in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Officers seized a …

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OPP CHARGE TWO PEOPLE FOR FAILING TO SELF-ISOLATE

On July 9, 2020, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North Bay Detachment received a call for assistance from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Officers were requested to complete a compliance check under the Quarantine Act in East Ferris Township. Officers began an investigation and found that the persons subject …

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Nearly All Businesses and Public Spaces to Reopen in Stage 3

Public Gatherings Will Increase in Size as the Province Continues its Path to Economic Recovery TORONTO — The Ontario government announced nearly all businesses and public spaces will reopen in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework with public health and workplace safety measures and restrictions in place. As Ontario …

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ARREST RELATED TO BANCROFT AREA GROW OP – 19 YEARS LATER

Fugitive Located In West Nipissing (BANCROFT, ON) – An accused person, wanted in connection with an incident nearly two decades ago near Bancroft, has been arrested in northeastern Ontario. On June 2, 2001 members of the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a series of search warrants at …

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NIPISSING WEST OPP INVESTIGATES FATAL COLLISION

On June 4, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with West Nipissing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and West Nipissing Fire Services responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 17, near Mosquito Creek Road, in the Municipality of …

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MP Serré on support for businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

Our government has made supporting Canadians a priority during the global COVID-19 pandemic. We are supporting workers and the businesses that employ them. The reality is many local businesses have had their operations negatively impacted due to COVID-19 related closures or have observed a significant reduction in revenues. They have …

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NIPISSING WEST OPP INVESTIGATES SUDDEN DEATH

On May 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m., officers from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the West Nipissing Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a report of a possible drowning on Lake Nipissing in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Lavigne). The victim, …

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