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OPP SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE TO LOCATE WANTED PERSON

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – The Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 72-year-old Donald DRIVER whose last known address was in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). A warrant of arrest has been issued for Donald DRIVER in connection to …

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NIPISSING WEST OPP SEEKING ASSISTANCE TO LOCATE MISSING PERSON

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On October 9, 2020, at 2:30 p.m., members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a missing person. Travis BYERS, age 34, was last seen on leaving his residence in Sturgeon Falls, on foot, on September 21, …

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Stolen Outhouse Recovered and Returned to Owner

STOLEN PROPERTY RECOVERED (PHELPS, ON) – On October 9, 2020, officers from the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were patrolling trails in Phelps Township. While on patrol, officers discovered a large amount of stolen property located off Songis Road near OFCS Trails A112A and NB308. The …

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Sturgeon Falls Resident faces arrest for search warrant to seize a dog

STURGEON FALLS RESIDENT FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES On October 7, 2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a residence on Railway Street in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls) in order to execute a search warrant to seize a …

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SUSPICIOUS PERSON FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On September 26, 2020 at 10:55 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious person on the property of a business located on Highway 17, just west of Sturgeon Falls, in the Municipality of …

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Ontario Surpasses Four Million COVID-19

Province Leads Nation in Testing and Continues to Add Locations and Capacity TORONTO — Ontario has completed over four million COVID-19 tests since the beginning of the pandemic and continues to lead the country in both the number of tests completed and daily testing capacity. To ensure the province’s health …

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POLICE CAR AND SIGNS SPRAY PAINTED

(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 …

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OPP SEIZE CLOSE TO $100,000 IN DRUGS ON OTTAWA STREET

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On October 1, 2020 at approximately 8:50 a.m., members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Nipissing West Detachment executed a search warrant at a residence on Ottawa Street in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Officers seized a …

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Fitness Centre and Arena Reopening’s Postponed

In light of the significant increase of COVID-19 cases in Ontario, the Municipality of West Nipissing is postponing the opening of the Sturgeon Falls Fitness Centre and Arena. The Fitness Centre was scheduled to open on October 5, followed by the Arena on October 13. Both facilities, including the Pool …

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OPP SEEKING ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY VEHICLE INVOLVED IN A FAIL TO REMAIN COLLISION

UPDATE!! On the evening of September 28, 2020, after seeing photos of his vehicle on social media, the driver contacted police. The driver didn’t realize he had struck the cyclist. The investigation is now complete and as a result, the 19-year-old driver, from Auburn, Ontario, was charged with: Fail to …

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