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Man found

The Rainy River District OPP wishes to thank the public in locating a 23-year-old man from the Fort Frances area.

Justin Kaomi was located safe in Fort Frances.

He had last been seen Tuesday in town.

Local man missing

The Rainy River District OPP is seeking the public's assistance in locating a 23-year-old man from the Fort Frances area.

Justin Kaomi last was seen on Tuesday in the Town of Fort Frances.

He is described as aboriginal, 5'5" and weighing 125 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a grey jacket, winter boots, and glasses.

Fire victim identified

The Kenora OPP has identified the victim of a house fire in the Lakeside area of Kenora.

The OPP and Kenora Fire Department were called just after 11:30 a.m. on Monday to a residence on First Avenue South.

When police and fire arrived, the building was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters later located a single body within the home.

Fatal fire probed

The Kenora OPP currently is on the scene of a fire in the Lakeside area of Kenora.

The OPP and Kenora Fire Department were called just after 11:30 a.m., yesterday to a residence on First Avenue South.

When police and fire arrived, the building was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters located a single body within the home.

Beware of invoice scam

On Jan. 24, the Ear Falls OPP was notified by a local business about receiving a fraudulent invoice for printer supplies from a company with a B.C. address.

Police conducted an online search into the company, which revealed it already had been flagged by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for a similar type activity.

Mailboxes damaged

The Rainy River District OPP yesterday responded to numerous mischiefs on several roads in the Township of Alberton.

Officers are looking for public assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for damaging and destroying mailboxes in the early-morning hours of Sunday.

Driver nabbed

Yesterday at 2:16 a.m., the Rainy River District OPP received a complaint about a motor vehicle operating in Fort Frances.

Officers located the vehicle on the 800 block of King's Highway.

The driver, a 36-year-old male of Garson, Ont., was arrested and taken to the OPP detachment for breath tests.

He subsequently was charged with having a blood alcohol level over 80 mg.

Driver facing charges

On Jan. 20 at 1:35 p.m., the Rainy River District OPP received a complaint about a motor vehicle in Fort Frances.

Officers located the motor vehicle on the 900 block of King's Highway.

The driver, a 27-year-old Kitchener, Ont. man, was arrested and taken to OPP detachment for breath tests.

The vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for the mandatory seven days.