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Fugitive nabbed in Ignace

Yesterday around 4:15 a.m., members of the Ignace OPP were called to a residence to investigate an assault complaint.

Officers recognized one of the occupants of the residence to be a person wanted on a Canada-wide warrant held by the Calgary Police Service.

William Kincade-Miller, 28, of Calgary was arrested and taken into custody.

Driver facing charges

Shortly before 2 a.m. on Monday, a member of the Rainy River District OPP observed a traffic-related infraction in the area of Airport Road in Atikokan.

The officer tried to stop vehicle but it fled, and the officer did not pursue.

The vehicle was located a short time later and an investigation was conducted.

It was determined to be stolen.

Robbery suspect sought

The Rainy River District OPP is asking for assistance from the public.

On Saturday around 8:30 a.m., officers were advised of an attempted robbery of a male on the 400 block of Scott Street.

The victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital.

The suspect is described as a male, from 5'11“ to 6'1” tall.

Man still being sought

The OPP is continuing to request the public's assistance in locating a male wanted on a Canada-wide warrant as a result of failing to comply with a recognizance.

Daniel Sanche is described as a heavy-set white male, 35 years of age, standing 5'11" (180 cm) and weighing 225 pounds (101 kg).

He has long, straight dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

Wisconsin man drowns

Police have identified a man who drowned last week at Sparkling Lake in the Upsala area.

Last Tuesday, two males were camping and fishing on Breeze Point Island when they noticed their boat floating away.

Daniel Hesselberg, 57, from Onalaska, Wis., tried to retrieve the boat but then suddenly stopped swimming, going limp in the water.

Fire hall vandalized

Red Lake OPP are investigating a break-and-enter into the Madsen Fire Hall that occurred sometime between Monday and Wednesday afternoon.

A culprit(s) entered the fire hall and spray-painted the fire truck and other equipment within the building.

Screw drivers and an axe also were used to damage interior doors.