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Fake jewellery being sold

The Kenora OPP has been made aware of fraud regarding fake gold jewellery being sold in the Kenora area.

Police have been told that individuals driving a small grey hatchback have approached Kenora residents trying to sell fake gold jewellery that is stamped “18K” with a story that they are trying to get back to Montreal.

Armed robber nabbed

Yesterday around 11:20 a.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP were dispatched to a 9-1-1 call of a robbery in progress at a local business.

The suspect was wielding a weapon at the time of the robbery.

All available officers immediately attended the area of the business and conducted patrols for the suspect.

Murder charge in death

A 24-year-old male was arrested yesterday and charged with first-degree murder following the death of a 15-year-old female.

Darrell Tuesday, from Mishkosiminiziibiing (Big Grassy River First Nation), has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Fort Frances on June 25.

Body of female found by police

Yesterday, the Treaty #3 Police Service requested assistance from the OPP's North West Region Crime Unit regarding a missing 16-year-old female from the community of Mishkosiminiziibiing (Big Grassy River First Nation).

Members of the North West Region Emergency Response Team and a K-9 Unit, as well as North West Region Crime Unit members, attended the community that afternoon.

Man reported missing

The Rainy River District Detachment of the OPP is seeking the public's assistance in locating a 24-year-old man from the Rainy River area.

Darrell Tuesday last was seen around 2 p.m. yesterday on Highway 600 in Morley Township.

He is described as an indigenous male, with brown hair and brown eyes and a thin build.

He is about 5'9" tall and weighs around 150 pounds.

Driver charged in crash

On June 3 at 9:10 a.m., the Rainy River District OPP received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11 at Couchiching.

Both motor vehicles sustained substantial damage and were towed from the scene.

A Fort Frances man was transported to hospital with minor injuries.