West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (January 07 – January 13)

Between January 7 st and January 13th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 134calls for service. Among those were 14 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 19 police assistance calls, 3 thefts, 2 unwanted persons complaints, and 1domestic dispute.

On January 9 st, the West Nipissing Police Service responded to a Main street residence regarding a dispute. Police attended and learned that the man and woman were arguing and that their relationship had dissolved but no physical altercation had taken place. Police maintained the peace, and the man gathered his belongings and left the residence peacefully.

Police are investigating the theft of gas from a local gas station. The complainant reported that on January 9th , two young women stopped at the gas bar, pumped in excess of $50 into a dark colored SUV and failed to pay prior to leaving the area. Police searched for the vehicle but could not locate it.

On January 11th a Tamarack Street resident contacted the police to report that parcels had been stolen from her residence. The complainant advised police that she purchased items in North Bay and that these items were to be delivered to her residence. Police confirmed that the parcels had been delivered between 9:30 and 10:00am on January 9th , but according to the complainant the parcels were not at her home when she arrived. The items consisted of a child car seat, diapers and baby food. Police continue their investigation into this theft.

On January 11th 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 yielded in excess of eight thousand (8,000) methamphetamine pills and other drug paraphernalia. Two Sturgeon Falls men have since been taken into custody and are facing charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Controlled Substance and Breach of Recognizance.

Anyone with information about these occurrences is asked to contact the West Nipissing Police Service at 705-753-1234. For those who wish to remain anonymous, there are three ways to contact the Near North Crime Stoppers. Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text the word “Nipper” plus the tip information to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.