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THREE PEOPLE ON CHURCH ST. CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE DRUG OFFENCES

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Police arrested and charged three people with drugs and weapons related offences. On August 28, 2023, members from the Community Street Crime (CSC) and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), executed a Controlled Drug Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant at a …

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A DISPUTE RESULTED IN TWO PEOPLE BEING CHARGED

(SUDBURY, ON) – Police charged two people after responding to a domestic dispute on the highway. On August 21, 2023, shortly after 12:00 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute on Highway 17, in the City of Greater Sudbury. Police …

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Arrest Warrant Leads to Methamphetamine Trafficking Charges

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – One person has been charged with drug related offences after being arrested for an outstanding warrant. On June 12, 2023, shortly before 11:00 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol on Ottawa Street, West Nipissing. Police arrested …

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YOUNG PERSON CHARGED WITH THEFT

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On June 8, 2023, shortly after 1:00 p.m. members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft from a local business on Parker Street, West Nipissing. An employee observed a young person leaving the business with merchandise that was not …

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OPP SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE WITH THE THEFT ON CHURCH STREET

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Nipissing West OPP is seeking the public’s assistance in a theft investigation. On June 13, 2023, shortly before 7:30 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of property from a residence on Church Street, West Nipissing. Sometime …

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UPDATE – YOUTH FOUND. – OPP SEEK PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING MALE

(BRUCE MINES, ON) – On June 14, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received report of a missing male from the Bruce Mines area. Missing is David FORTCHIMO, a 14-year-old Indigenous male, described as 6′ tall, 130-140 lbs., scar above left eyebrow with some facial acne, very long black …

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OPP IS INVESTIGATING A FATAL COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 17

(MARKSTAY-WARREN, ON) – On June 13, 2023, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Markstay-Warren Fire Department and the Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Markstay-Warren. The driver of the vehicle, a 74-year-old-person, from Sudbury …

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 NEW DETACHMENT COMMANDER FOR NIPISSING WEST DETACHMENT

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region would like to introduce Inspector Megan Moriarity as the new Detachment Commander of the Nipissing West OPP Detachment effective May 15, 2023. Inspector Moriarity started her career on July 26, 1993. Her first posting was Prescott Detachment along the St. Lawrence River. …

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West Nipissing Pride Unveils Inaugural Parade, Celebrating Diversity and Unity in June

West Nipissing Pride is organizing Sturgeon Falls’ inaugural Pride Parade on June 10. The event begins at 1 p.m., lasting approximately half an hour, and people are invited to meet at the Collège Boréal Parking Lot at noon. The local council, including Mayor Kathleen Thorne-Rochon, has expressed support for the …

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Mermaid Sculpture: Marina Finally Makes a Splash in Sturgeon Falls!

The sculpture Marina the Mermaid has finally been installed along the pathway of Minnehaha Bay in Sturgeon Falls after being stored in a municipal garage for about three years. This seven-foot tall, stainless steel sculpture was crafted by Laval Bouchard and originally named Bobette. It was acquired by the Sturgeon …

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