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Teen charged with arson

On Aug. 14 around 7:40 p.m., Sioux Lookout OPP officers were dispatched to a house fire in the area of Cornerstone Lane in Sioux Lookout.

While attending the scene, officers observed the home to be filled with smoke.

The Sioux Lookout Fire Department entered the home and advised that there was clothing on fire and the fire had been put out.

OPP busy on weekend

Members of the Rainy River District OPP were busy responding to 112 calls for service over the Labour Day long weekend.

In addition, members conducted proactive patrols on the district's highways, issuing 48 Provincial Offence Notices in total.

Driver facing charges

Today at 2:10 a.m., officers of the Rainy River District OPP received a complaint of a motor-vehicle collision on the 300 block of Third Street West here.

An investigation revealed the driver lost control of the vehicle, leaving the roadway and striking a residential structure.

Human remains ID'd

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in the Dryden area.

The Office of the Chief Coroner has been engaged and a post mortem examination began in Toronto last week.

The remains have been positively identified as Henry Stone-Arnold, 28 years-old, of Dryden who had been reported missing earlier this month.

Driver facing charges

On Aug. 4 around 2:50 p.m., a member of the Atikokan OPP conducted a vehicle stop on O'Brien Street in Atikokan.

The officer had a conversation with the driver and this led him to believe she had been consuming alcohol.

As a result, she was arrested and transported to the Atikokan OPP detachment, where she underwent further tests.

R.I.D.E. check leads to charge

Shortly after 9 a.m., yesterday, members of the Rainy River District OPP were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check.

Officers engaged a male and conducted an investigation at the roadside.

As a result of this investigation, a 46-year-old Atikokan man was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level over .08 mg.