On Oct. 16, 2019, at approximately 3:05 p.m., an officer from the Highway Safety Division of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol on Highway 11/17, east of Balsam Street, in the City of Thunder Bay when the officer observed the driver of a motor vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed.
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The Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has recently received several complaints from local citizens regarding phone calls where the caller is identifying themselves as a representative of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
There are times that the CRA may contact you by telephone.
However, the CRA will never:
Yesterday at 3:42 a.m., members of the Greenstone detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Greenstone Fire Department received a report of a fire at a commercial property on Queen Street in the Town of Longlac.
With bow hunting season underway and rifle hunting season coming up, the OPP is reminding hunters that safety needs to be a first priority.
There are a number of ways hunters can keep themselves, and those around them, safe.
Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial (OPP) received a traffic complaint of suspicious vehicles at a park situated on the south side of Kenora.
The complaint was reported at approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18.
Upon further investigation, police learned that a female pedestrian was struck by one of the All-Terrain Vehicle's (ATV).
The Kenora OPP is issuing a reminder to all citizens that any act of mischief committed in relation to election signs is a criminal offence.
The OPP would like to remind the public that it is an offence to remove or damage official election signs.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding the public to lock their vehicles to prevent theft.
By taking simple preventative measures, such as confirming your vehicle is locked and by placing items of value out of sight or removing valuable items from your vehicle altogether, victimization can be avoided.
Members of the Rainy District Ontario Provincial Police were made aware last week of a phone scam which has affected multiple persons in the area.
The scammers have phoned unsuspecting persons and claimed that they have won a sweepstakes or prize of some sort usually many millions of dollars, vehicles, or a combination of both.
Shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a call for service at Red Pine Island on Rainy Lake.
Officers were advised that the complainant believed her daughter, aged 62, was attacked by a bear.
The female had gone to check on her dogs and had not returned.
Members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on Aug. 24 were called to investigate an accusation of threats involving the use of a firearm.
Members of the Rainy River District Crime unit as well as the Northwest Region (NWR) Emergency Response Team (ERT) conducted an investigation including the execution of a warrant in Morley Township.