Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Ignace Detachment are investigating the sudden death of a 37-year-old Burlington, Ont. man which occurred on Dec. 6, 2019 at approximately 8:43 a.m. on West Street in Ignace.
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Over the weekend of Dec. 6-8, members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police continued to actively conduct enforcement of impaired drivers through the use of many different RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) initiatives.
As a result of these RIDE checkpoints and traffic stops three persons in the Rainy River District were charged criminally.
At approximately 7 p.m. yesterday, officers from the Thunder Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two tractor trailer units. The collision occurred on Hwy. 17, west of Raith.
The tractor trailer units were involved in a head on collision and became engulfed in fire.
With the first significant snowfall of the year, it is a good time to remind members of the public about the changes to some of the by-law's, specifically parking by-laws.
Calendar parking is now in effect in the Town of Fort Frances.
Drivers are reminded to ensure they are parking on the proper side of the road and observing the signed restricted parking areas.
Shortly after 1 a.m. on Monday, members of the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to a complaint of a possible impaired river in the area of Stewart Street and King's Highway in Fort Frances.
The vehicle that was subject of the complaint was located and the officers conducted an investigation.
Shortly before 4 p.m. on Sunday (Nov. 24), members of the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), responded to an incident where a man had been fatally injured while hunting.
The male has been identified as Brent Secord, 18 years old, of Timmins, Ont.
The Ontario Provincial Police are seeking public assistance in attempting to identify owners in relation to stolen property that was recovered from a residence in Fort Frances on Nov. 17, 2019.
A search warrant was executed by members of the Rainy River District OPP with assistance from the Northwest Region Crime Unit and as a result, police have arrested and charged one person.
Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking motorists to drive with extra care and caution as a significant snow fall is expected in the Thunder Bay area later today and into tomorrow.
The OPP would like to remind motorists of the following vehicle and road safety tips to prepare for winter driving conditions:
Members of the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information of a suspicious vehicle on Railway Avenue in the Municipality of Machin last Wednesday at approximately 12 p.m.
Police later located the vehicle at 7-Eleven in the City of Dryden.
Shortly after 11 a.m. last Wednesday (Nov. 13), members of the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the Canada Post office in Atikokan.
The Atikokan Fire Department, Rainy River District Emergency Response Service (EMS) were also called to attend.