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Former teacher charged with multiple assaults

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Thunder Bay Crime Unit have laid charges against a former teacher and principal who was employed at a number of communities in Northwestern Ontario.

The charges date back to 1981 and 1982.

As a result of this investigation, a 68-year-old Thunder Bay man has been charged with the following offences contrary to the Criminal Code:

Driver nabbed by OPP

Officers of the Rainy River District OPP charged an adult male driver with an impaired driving offence around 1:15 a.m. on July 2.

Police were notified of a traffic complainant on Highway 71 in Chapple Township.

Officers located vehicle on Highway 71 near Moore Road, where a 22-year-old Big Island First Nation man was arrested and taken to the OPP detachment for breath tests.

Fugitive nabbed in Ignace

Yesterday around 4:15 a.m., members of the Ignace OPP were called to a residence to investigate an assault complaint.

Officers recognized one of the occupants of the residence to be a person wanted on a Canada-wide warrant held by the Calgary Police Service.

William Kincade-Miller, 28, of Calgary was arrested and taken into custody.

Driver facing charges

Shortly before 2 a.m. on Monday, a member of the Rainy River District OPP observed a traffic-related infraction in the area of Airport Road in Atikokan.

The officer tried to stop vehicle but it fled, and the officer did not pursue.

The vehicle was located a short time later and an investigation was conducted.

It was determined to be stolen.

Robbery suspect sought

The Rainy River District OPP is asking for assistance from the public.

On Saturday around 8:30 a.m., officers were advised of an attempted robbery of a male on the 400 block of Scott Street.

The victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital.

The suspect is described as a male, from 5'11“ to 6'1” tall.