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On Tuesday around 7:50 a.m., Dryden OPP officers responded to a single-vehicle rollover involving a southbound tractor-trailer unit on Highway 105 about 40 km north of Vermilion Bay.
The male driver of the tractor-trailer unit was pronounced dead at the scene.
He has been identified as 38-year-old Cameron Bouchard from Mutrie, Ont.
The OPP's Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, with the assistance of the Thunder Bay Police Service, has charged four individuals with 10 drug-related offences following arrests there Friday.
The charges stem from a 16-month investigation focused on drug traffickers operating in and around the Thunder Bay area.
On Saturday around noon, Emily “Chico” Brown was reported missing from her community of Wabigoon Lake First Nation.
She was last seen in the City of Dryden on March 18.
Dryden OPP officers, along with the Treaty #3 Police Service and Dryden Police Service, conducted a search for Brown.
Members of the OPP's Sioux Lookout Crime Unit have laid charges against a former teacher after receiving a report of a historical sexual assault on a student.
As a result of this investigation, a 48-year-old Sioux Lookout man has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference.
He will appear in court there May 9.
On Saturday around 8:25 a.m., Nipigon OPP responded to a call of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 17 in McAllister Township east of Nipigon.
Officers attended the scene and located a tractor-trailer unit that had left the roadway, entered the ditch, and rolled onto its side.
On Friday around 12:20 p.m., Pickle Lake OPP officers attended the Pickle Lake Airport to investigate an incident in which an aircraft had to make an emergency landing.
The DC3 cargo plane landed on Pickle Lake.
The two pilots and one crew member were uninjured.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada attended Pickle Lake on Saturday to investigate this incident.
On Wednesday around 12:40 p.m., the OPP was advised of a plane crash that occurred around 11:35 p.m. on Tuesday about 60 km east of Marathon.
The crash site was located by the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre and search-and-rescue technicians.
The plane, described as a single-engine Cessna 172, was rented in Ann Arbor, Mich.
The OPP is urging all parents to speak to their children about the dangers of self-peer exploitation.
Police continue to receive reports involving youth sending and requesting sexually-explicit images or videos over the Internet.
This is called self-peer exploitation and also is known as “sexting.”
During March, the OPP, the RCMP, and the Competition Bureau of Canada are joining police services across the country to promote public awareness to help prevent all Canadians from becoming victims of fraud.
This year, the OPP's Fraud Prevention Month education campaign will highlight three mass-marketing fraud priorities, including: