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From the OPP

Mischiefs probed

On Tuesday, members of the Rainy River District OPP were called to investigate a mischief to property in Fort Frances.

Around 10:35 p.m., officers were called to a report of a dumpster fire behind Robert Moore School near Armit Avenue.

Fortunately, the fire did not cause further damage and was extinguished quickly by the Fort Frances Fire Department.

Three drivers face charges

The Rainy River District OPP was busy arresting and charging individuals in the district for impaired driving earlier this month.

On Oct. 20 around 10:15 a.m., officers were advised of a possible impaired driver and motor-vehicle collision on Highway 11 east of Emo.

An officer attended the scene and commenced an investigation, determining the driver had alcohol in her body.

Fort man busted in Kenora

On Oct. 19 around 5:30 a.m., members of the Kenora OPP responded to a break-and-enter in progress in the south side of Kenora.

Police attended and were advised that the home owner had located the suspect inside the detached garage.

Entry was not gained into the main residence.

The male was arrested at the scene and transported to the detachment.

Pair face firearms charges

On Oct. 20 around 5:50 p.m., a conservation officer with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry called the OPP to request assistance with a vehicle stop on the Turtle River Road in an unorganized township.

Two members of the Rainy River District OPP attended the location, where they began an investigation into the unlawful possession of firearms.

Local teen is missing

Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to request the public's assistance in locating a missing youth.

Jordyn Seguin, 15, of Fort Frances last was seen on Monday, Oct. 22 shortly before 8 p.m. in the area of Mowat Avenue and Second Street East.

Local teen is missing

Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth.

Jordyn Seguin, 15, of Fort Frances last was seen on Monday, Oct. 22 shortly before 8 p.m. in the area of Mowat Avenue and Second Street East.

Boating victims identified

On Monday, Oct. 15 around 8:45 p.m., members of the Kenora OPP responded to a report of three males missing on Lake of the Woods near Manitou Island.

Police learned that the vessel capsized and the males had not resurfaced.

Two of the males were located on Tuesday, Oct. 16 while the third male was found on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Charge laid in cemetery damage

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are seeking the public's assistance in the desecration of about 50 tombstones at the Fort Frances Cemetery on King's Highway that occurred sometime between Friday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 18.

Unknown culprit(s) entered the Fort Frances Cemetery and caused extensive damage to tombstones by knocking them over.

Police seeking tips on missing youth

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are requesting the public's assistance in locating a youth reported missing around 6:25 p.m. yesterday.

Johnny Shawataskung, 14, of Big Island First Nation, last was seen yesterday morning at Rainy River High School.

He is described as a First Nations' male with brown hair and brown eyes. He also wears black-framed prescription glasses.