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Man charged in 2016 fraud

North Bay Nugget A North Bay man has been charged in connection with a fraud incident more than three years ago in Powassan. Ontario Provincial Police in North Bay said that on July 4, officers were advised that the victim located a roofing company on Kijiji and money was exchanged for roofing services. The person […]

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Seatbelt-related deaths up, OPP reports

North Bay Nugget There has been a 20 per cent spike in the number of seatbelt-related deaths this year compared to 2018, according to the Ontario Provincial Police. OPP report that 42 people who were not buckled up have died in collisions on OPP-patrolled roads so far this year, compared to 35 at the same […]

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OPP warns about lottery frauds

North Bay Nugget “Did I willingly enter this contest?” That’s the question the Ontario Provincial Police advise anyone to ask themselves if they are contacted by someone claiming you’ve won a large amount of money or a vehicle. “You may receive a phone call, an e-mail, a text message, or see a pop-up screen on […]

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OPP warns about lottery frauds

Sudbury Star “Did I willingly enter this contest?” That’s the question the Ontario Provincial Police advise anyone to ask themselves if they are contacted by someone claiming you’ve won a large amount of money or a vehicle. “You may receive a phone call, an e-mail, a text message, or see a pop-up screen on your […]

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Same driver stopped twice; same charges laid, Manitoulin OPP say

Sudbury Star The Manitoulin detachment of the OPP recently stopped a motorist and charged him with various offences. They found he had contravened the Highway Traffic Act, the Criminal Code, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Cannabis Control Act. The officers had previously charged Justin Solomon, 35, with the same offences. On Aug. […]

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Citation nice, but Liam loves the toy truck

North Bay Nugget Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Thomas Carrique lets Liam Lamarche, 4, try on his service cap at an awards ceremony, Thursday, in West Nipissing. The four-year-old called 911 after his mother had a seizure and stayed on the phone for 30 minutes until emergency services arrived. PJ Wilson/The Nugget WEST NIPISSING – Liam […]

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Drug trade linked Sudbury murder victim, accused killer, OPP alleges

Sudbury Star BRIAN KELLY Houssein Hassan, 24, is brought into the courthouse by Ontario Provincial Police on Wednesday morning. jpg, SM A Sudbury man was shot and killed south of Wawa by a man he knew through the drug trade in the Nickel City, Ontario Provincial Police say. Human remains were found in Rabazo Township, […]

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Two charged in death of Sudbury man who went missing

Sudbury Star Accused killer was also charged during drug raid in Sudbury this summer Devin Collin Two Toronto-area men have been charged in the slaying of a Sudbury man whose remains were discovered south of Wawa. Devin Collin, 32, was reported missing by Greater Sudbury Police on June 17. Human remains found 12 days later, […]

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‘Like, what a place to park a truck’  

Sudbury Star Van driver plows into a house in Alban   Rene Morin surveys the damage to his home in Alban, Ont. on Tuesday September 10, 2019, after a truck ran into a ditch and then collided with a hydro pole and his house on Monday around 5:15 p.m. The vehicle ended up leaning on […]

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Van driver goes up and over before landing on house in Alban (see video)

Sudbury Star A van driver somehow wound up with his or her back end into the front of a home in Alban, south of Sudbury. OPP photo The OPP has not released many details, but a van driver somehow wound up with his or her back end into the front of a home in Alban, […]

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