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West Nipissing has long list of ongoing investigations this week.

On the 3rd of May, the West Nipissing Police received a report of a theft of money from a motor vehicle in the area of Church St in Sturgeon Falls. The investigation is ongoing. On the 3rd of May, the West Nipissing Police responded to a shoplifting complaint at a …

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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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Federal Government Invests 76,000$ for Must-See Arts Programming in Sturgeon Falls

NICKEL BELT-GREATER SUDBURY – The Government of Canada is committed to promoting the presentation of the arts across the country, in both rural and urban areas. Marc Serré, Member of Parliament (Nickel Belt), today announced $30,000 in funding for the Conseil des arts de Nipissing Ouest (CANO). He made this …

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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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Suspect still at large

At approximately 1:45 pm on the 14th of April 2019, the West Nipissing Police and the Ontario Provincial Police were investigating an incident involving a stolen motor vehicle. One suspect has been taken into custody while a second suspect is still at large. At this time there are no reasons …

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Northern fruit farmers fill niche in unique berry market

In his early days as a fruit farmer, Greg Melien prefaced every public tour of his Warren-area farm explaining just what, exactly, a haskap berry is. Resembling an elongated grape, the cold-tolerant fruit was, at that time, a rare sight on most grocery store shelves, and few were familiar with …

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MP Serré seeking nominations for Community Volunteer Awards

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 will be awarding Community Volunteer Recognition Pins to 20 Nickel Belt-Greater Sudbury residents. MP Serré felt compelled to continue spreading positivity …

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Multiple Thefts in West Nipissing

During the early hours of March 27th, 2019, the West Nipissing Police was contacted regarding a possible overdose in the Nipissing Street area. As police responded, a second call about a theft of a bicycle was received from a Pembroke Street residence. Police eventually learned that a female had made …

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