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OPP LAYS CHARGES AFTER HIGH RISK TAKE DOWN AT JOCKO POINT

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On April 3, 2020, members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of an assault with a weapon incident that occurred on Highway 17, east of Jocko Point Road and that the suspects had left the scene heading westbound on …

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OPP to enforce operation of non-essential businesses and gatherings of more than five people.

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) encourages businesses and individuals to voluntarily comply with the short-term restrictions introduced by the federal and provincial governments to combat the spread of COVID-19. While education, awareness and compliance are preferred options, officers will apply discretion to lay charges under the provincial Emergency Management and Civil …

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OPP SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY A PERSON OF INTEREST

OPP INVESTIGATING SHOPLIFTING INCIDENT – SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY A PERSON OF INTEREST (WEST NIPISSING, ON) – The Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking the public’s assistance with a shoplifting investigation. On December 18, 2019, officers received a report of a theft, which occurred on …

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OPP INVESTIGATES $40,700 VALUE BREAK, ENTER & THEFT FROM LEVERT ROAD

The Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking the public’s assistance with a break, enter and theft investigation. Sometime between October 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020, unknown person(s) broke into a travel trailer and a C-container located on Levert Road in West Nipissing. The stolen …

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Over $22,000 Of Opioids Seized – Charges Filed

On the evening of March 30, 2020, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region (NER) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of officers from North Bay Police Service, executed a warrant at a residence on Percy Street in North Bay. Officers seized a quantity of …

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Ontario Extends School and Child Care Closures to Fight Spread of COVID-19

Ontario Extends School and Child Care Closures to Fight Spread of COVID-19 March 31, 2020 Province announces second phase of Learn at Home to support continuity of learning TORONTO — Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed …

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COVID-19 Update: West Nipissing Financial Relief for Residents and Businesses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipality of West Nipissing is applying financial relief measures to help support its ratepayers through these uncertain and difficult times. On March 16, 2020, the Municipality postponed the interim tax due dates to April 24 and May 22. To further relieve the financial …

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Statement from the Chief Medical Officer of Health

Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement in response to COVID-19: “The Government of Ontario continues to take decisive action to respond to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to help contain its spread and to protect the public. This has involved some unprecedented measures, …

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Health Unit is following up with close contacts of positive COVID-19 individual

The West Nipissing Emergency Control Group (Emergency Group) met by conference call this morning, to provide updates on measures being carried out in response to COVID-19. The Emergency Group will continue to follow the guidance of health officials and reassess safety measures accordingly. As per a News Release published on …

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Health Unit Following up with Close Contacts of a Positive COVID-19 Individual who Resides and was Tested Outside of the Health Unit District

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) was officially notified late yesterday morning of an individual who resides and tested positive for COVID-19 outside our district. The Health Unit is actively following up with this individual’s close contacts that reside in our district, as per the Public …

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