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Sturgeon Falls homicide victim name released.

The Ontario Provincial Police have released further details into a Sturgeon Falls homicide investigation. West Nipissing Police Service and the North East Region OPP continue the investigation into Sunday’s deadly shooting incident. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Jaime Boyd from Sturgeon Falls. A 46-year-old man also died in …

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Man dead after shooting in Sturgeon Falls

West Nipissing Police, OPP called to Leblanc Road area around 8 p.m. Sunday A 46-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Sturgeon Falls Sunday night. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said in a release Monday morning they are investigating the incident. According to the SIU, a woman called 911 …

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Counterfeit U.S. Money Being Circulated in West Nipissing.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in a break and enter investigation that occurred on Island WB-177, a small island near canoe pass, sometime in June. The cottage owner attended his property on August 16th and discovered that the culprit(s) has stolen much of his belongings. The culprit(s) removed the …

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Ontario Announces New Cannabis Retail Model

Combination of online and regulated private retail will prioritize child safety and work to eliminate the illegal market. TORONTO — Following the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17, Ontario will immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis, to be followed by a private retail model by April 1, …

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Police seize 1000 methamphetamine pills.

On August 3rd , officers with the West Nipissing Police Service were investigating a traffic complaint of a vehicle being driven erratically. The officers located the vehicle near Park Street in Sturgeon Falls. When questioned by the police the driver of the vehicle provided a false name. Officers were able …

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Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario

Premier Doug Ford Announces Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario Announces ‘Buck-a-Beer Challenge’ for brewers to lower prices in time for Labour Day PICTON — Beer fans across Ontario can officially start counting down the days until the return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’, the popular $1-per-beer price floor that delighted people across Ontario …

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Man arrested for careless use and careless storage of a firearm.

On July 28th the West Nipissing Police Service was dispatched to attend Avenue du Lac in Lavigne regarding a man shooting a firearm. Upon arrival the officers observed the man with a firearm in his possession. The man appeared out of sorts while pacing in the driveway. The man then …

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Muskoka Chair Heist Solved and Methadone Stolen

A Cache Bay Road resident in Sturgeon Falls, called police to report that damage had been caused to her vehicle. The owner of the vehicle advised that her car tires had been slashed and the vehicles keys were missing. The investigation is ongoing. On July 24th police responded to a …

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Police seize approximately 1600 methamphetamine pills.

The partnership between the Ontario Provincial Police and the West Nipissing Police Service led to a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant being executed at a Queen Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. During the search police seized approximately 1600 methamphetamine pills, Canadian currency and other drug paraphernalia. Paul Lacroix …

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Safety fence to be erected at the West Nipissing Power Generation Dam

In its ongoing efforts to ensure public safety, West Nipissing Power Generation Limited is erecting a fence that will eliminate the access to the riverbank and dam area. At 8 feet in height, the fence will run from the spill dam and continue just south of Queen Street, at the …

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