On Friday around 10:40 a.m., Thunder Bay OPP, along with Thunder Bay Fire Service and Superior North Emergency Medical Service, responded to a three-vehicle collision on Highway 61 at the Kaministiquia River bridge.
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From the OPP
On Jan. 4, members of the OPP’s Community Drug Action Team and North West Region Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at a residence in Fort Frances.
In executing the warrant, a quantity of marijuana and crime-related proceeds were seized.
The Rainy River District OPP has completed more than 160 R.I.D.E. checks between Nov. 27 and Dec. 22.
Officers have laid four impaired driving charges and issued three three-day driver’s licence suspension.
Two people also were arrested on outstanding warrants while several drivers were charged under the Highway Traffic Act during that span.
The Rainy River District OPP located a male from the Fort Frances area safe and sound here late yesterday morning.
Thomas Roen Sr., 49, had been last seen Sunday in town.
The OPP wishes to thank the public for their assistance.
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season has started, but try not to let that be a distraction causing you to become a victim of theft.
The OPP is encouraging citizens to “Lock It or Lose It” to protect their vehicle contents from theft.
On Saturday at 3:30 a.m., Rainy River District OPP officers received a complaint about a motor vehicle on Highway 11 in Dawson Township.
Shortly afterwards, officers received another complaint that the vehicle had left the roadway before coming to rest on railway tracks belonging to Canadian National Railway.
On Dec. 2 around 5:15 p.m., the Manitouwadge/Marathon OPP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision involving two pickup trucks on Highway 614 about 16 km south of Manitouwadge.
Police and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the scene and determined a northbound Dodge Ram pickup impacted with a southbound Nissan pickup.
On Wednesday around 2:20 p.m., Rainy River District OPP officers were conducting a Festive R.I.D.E. check at the intersection of Highway 600 and 621.
After speaking with the driver of the vehicle, it was determined two occupants had outstanding warrants for arrest.
The Rainy River District OPP and the Town of Fort Frances’ Bylaw Department wish to advise the public that the operation off-road vehicles is illegal here.
The operation of OVRs is prohibited at all times within the Town of Fort Frances, according to the Bylaw 46/15.
Two male drivers were charged with impaired driving offences Saturday.
The Rainy River District OPP was advised of a traffic complainant in the west end of Fort Frances on Saturday morning.
Officers located the vehicle on the 900 block of King’s Highway.