The Rainy River District OPP will host a Safeguard/Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) presentation tomorrow aimed at protecting businesses from crime.
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On Sunday around 6:10 p.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP were dispatched to a report of an impaired driver on Scott Street who almost had caused a collision and then pulled into the Safeway parking lot.
The vehicle was located and upon speaking to the driver, the officer suspected he was under the influence of a controlled substance.
On Aug. 30, the Treaty #3 Police Service requested the assistance of the OPP with a suspicious death investigation.
An investigation was commenced with members from the Treaty #3 Police Service, OPP North West Region Crime Unit, and OPP Forensic Identification Services under the direction of Det. Insp. Darryl Sigouin of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch.
Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to notify the public of a scam that has been reported in the Fort Frances area.
Unknown parties fraudulently have acquired and distributed cheques belonging to a business in Calgary.
The culprit(s) have sent the cheques to seemingly random individuals, with one being sent to a residence in Fort Frances.
Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to encourage the public to help prevent child sexual abuse and risk of victimization in our communities.
The OPP has partnered with the Canadian Centre of Child Exploitation (Canadian Centre) to protect children from those who would do them harm.
Members of the Rainy River District OPP will be out patrolling district roadways, specifically targeting seat belt offenders during the fall seat belt campaign from Sept. 26-Oct. 5.
Some 257,475 seat belt charges have been laid over the last 10 years, with 25- to 34-year-olds being issued more charges (63,846) than any other demographic.
With hunting season underway, the Rainy River District 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. These include:
On Sept. 20 around 6:10 p.m., two members of the Rainy River District OPP conducted a vehicle stop in the area of Portage Avenue in response to a traffic complaint.
Officers spoke with the driver, and commenced an investigation.
As a result, a 26-year-old Fort Frances man was charged with failure to comply with a recognizance and driving while under suspension.
The Rainy River District OPP wants you to confirm who you're dealing with before sending any money anywhere for any reason.
The ever-popular Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and other agency-related extortion threats have continued to sustain significant financial losses by unsuspecting victims.
On Sept. 12 around 11:50 p.m., a member of the Rainy River OPP conducted a vehicle stop in the Town of Rainy River.
Through conversation with the driver, the officer determined he had alcohol in his body.
The driver was arrested and transported to the Rainy River OPP detachment, where he underwent further testing.