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From the OPP

Federal inmate on loose

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant as result of being unlawfully at large.

James Druce is described as an Caucasian male, age 51, standing six feet tall (183 cms) and weighing 186 pounds (84 kg).

Driver facing charges

On Sunday around 3:30 p.m., Rainy River District OPP officers received a report of a possible suspended driver in the Town of Fort Frances.

Officers located the vehicle in the east end of town and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver failed to stop for police.

Police followed the vehicle to a residence on the 900 block of Christie Avenue.

Man charged in B&E

Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the OPP Forensic Identification Unit (FISU) are investigating a break and enter at a business on the north side of Kenora.

On Tuesday at 1 p.m., police were advised of a break and enter that occurred at a business sometime overnight.

Three hurt in collision

The Kenora OPP, with the assistance of OPP's Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI), continue to investigate a collision that closed Highway 17A for several hours yesterday.

At 4:20 p.m., police received a report of a multiple-vehicle collision on Highway 17A at Highway 658.