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From the OPP

Local teen is missing

Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth.

Jordyn Seguin, 15, of Fort Frances last was seen on Monday, Oct. 22 shortly before 8 p.m. in the area of Mowat Avenue and Second Street East.

Boating victims identified

On Monday, Oct. 15 around 8:45 p.m., members of the Kenora OPP responded to a report of three males missing on Lake of the Woods near Manitou Island.

Police learned that the vessel capsized and the males had not resurfaced.

Two of the males were located on Tuesday, Oct. 16 while the third male was found on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Charge laid in cemetery damage

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are seeking the public's assistance in the desecration of about 50 tombstones at the Fort Frances Cemetery on King's Highway that occurred sometime between Friday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 18.

Unknown culprit(s) entered the Fort Frances Cemetery and caused extensive damage to tombstones by knocking them over.

Police seeking tips on missing youth

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are requesting the public's assistance in locating a youth reported missing around 6:25 p.m. yesterday.

Johnny Shawataskung, 14, of Big Island First Nation, last was seen yesterday morning at Rainy River High School.

He is described as a First Nations' male with brown hair and brown eyes. He also wears black-framed prescription glasses.

Tips sought on stolen truck

Members of the Rainy River District OPP is seeking the public's assistance in locating a stolen vehicle.

On Oct. 8 around 5:10 p.m., a Fort Frances resident contacted the local OPP to report his truck has been stolen.

The vehicle last had been parked at a residence in the area of Second Street West in Fort Frances and last was seen on Oct. 7 around 10 a.m.

Kenora female found dead

On Saturday around 1 p.m., the Kenora OPP received a call to assist Kenora Emergency Services.

Upon arrival, officers observed the body of a female in a bush area on the north side of Kenora.

She was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The woman was identified as Logan Philipchuk, 20, of Kenora.

A post-mortem will be conducted in Toronto this week.

Pair nabbed

On Oct. 7 around 5:10 p.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP were dispatched to a call of a possible impaired driver at a local restaurant drive-thru.

An officer attended the scene and located the suspect vehicle in the parking lot.

The member spoke with the driver, whom he suspected had alcohol in his body.

Man caught after chase

On Oct. 3 around 3:20 p.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP received a trespassing call at a Fort Frances institution.

An officer attended the location and observed the man, subsequently asking him to leave the premises.

An investigation revealed the male had warrants for his arrest. Upon being informed of the warrants, he fled the scene on foot.