(MATTAWA, ON) – On October 5, 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m., officers from the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed that a police car parked behind the Mattawa Detachment had been spray painted with orange paint.

Upon further investigation, officers observed two other vehicles parked behind the Mattawa Detachment had also been painted.

Officers observed signs around the Town of Mattawa and Mattawan Township that were also covered in graffiti. Written on the signs were: OPP DIE and OPP PIGS.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this mischief to contact the North Bay OPP at (705) 495-3878 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit information online at www.nearnorthcrimestoppers.com. Being anonymous, you will not be required to testify in court and information you provide may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.