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From the OPP

District man arrested for making threats

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.

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.

OPP looking for stolen firearms

Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Northwest Unit Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Forensic Identification Unit are investigating the theft of three firearms.

On Friday at approximately 12 a.m., police received a report that three firearms were taken from a pick-up truck situated on Pickerel Lake Road.

Two die in collision

At approximately 6:05 p.m. yesterday, officers from the Thunder Bay and Nipigon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 near Pearl Road 5, in the Municipality of Shuniah.

Two impaired drivers nabbed

Shortly before 7 a.m. on Sunday, officers from the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of George Road.

As a result of the collision investigation a young driver aged 17 was charged criminally with Operate Conveyance with 80 or more milligrams of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

Woman busted for impaired driving

On July 27, 2019 shortly before 9 p.m. officers from the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were made aware of a possible impaired driver.

The vehicle was observed parking in a local business on Hwy. 11 in La Vallee Township. An investigation was conducted and a demand for a sample of the driver's breath was made at the roadside.