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From the OPP

Police probe fatal collision

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.

Calendar parking in effect

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.

Pair nabbed for impaired driving

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.

Police probing hunting fatality

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.

Owners of recovered property sought: OPP

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.