In the late evening of March 26, members of the OPP's Community Street Crime Unit, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, North West Region Emergency Response Team, and the Canine Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Fort Frances.
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On Saturday around 2:40 p.m., members of the Kenora OPP responded to a report of a sudden death at a residence on Hawk Lake Road in Kenora.
Officers attended and it was confirmed a 62-year-old female and a 57-year-old male, both from Kenora, were deceased.
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers working in North West Region will be partaking in the Easter long weekend seatbelt campaign which runs tomorrow through Monday.
The focus of the provincial traffic initiative is to make sure that all occupants of vehicles are wearing seatbelts.
A man has been arrested and charged in conjunction with a break-and-enter in Sioux Lookout.
Members of the Sioux Lookout OPP were dispatched to a report of an incident at a Sioux Lookout business last Wednesday.
The officers observed the cash registers to have been damaged and the money from inside was taken.
On March 24 around 8:50 p.m., the body of a 16-year-old youth was located in the area of Brinkman Road and Evergreen School in Kenora.
The “emergency scam” tactics have changed recently which catch unsuspecting victims offguard.
In the typical “emergency scam,” the victim will receive a frantic phone call from someone claiming to be a grandchild or loved one.
On Sunday just before 4 a.m., the Kenora OPP responded to a call of a male unlawfully entering a vehicle in the Valley Drive area of the city.
The complainant confronted the subject and kept him at the scene until police arrived shortly afterwards.
A 23-year-old Kenora male was arrested and charged with trespassing by night.
On Tuesday at 8:30 p.m., Rainy River District OPP officers observed a driver fail to stop for a red light in Fort Frances.
Officers then conducted a traffic stop on the 1000 block of King's Highway in town.
After the driver, a 54-year-old La Vallee Township man, failed the roadside test, he was arrested and taken to OPP detachment for breath tests.
Today through Sunday (March 12-18, officers from the Rainy River District OPP will be participating in the OPP's distracted driving campaign.
Although officers patrol highways all year and look for distracted driving, this campaign is used to highlight the issue in our communities.
Early Thursday evening, members of the OPP's Community Street Crime Unit, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, North West Region Crime Unit, and North West Region Emergency Response Team were involved in an investigation into drug- and firearm-related offences within Fort Frances.
This investigation led to a high-risk traffic stop in the 200 block of Scott Street.