East Algoma OPP Report

East Algoma OPP Report

East Algoma OPP Report for the week starting Monday June 11, 2018

TWO THEFTS FROM VEHICLES

(BLIND RIVER, ON) -  On June 13, 2018 shortly after 4:00 a.m., members of the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft from two vehicle on Hawkins Street in the Town of Blind River.

Investigation determined two vehicle were unlocked and the thefts occurred between midnight and the time police were called. Stolen were a men's wallet and credit cards.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for these thefts should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.tipsubmit.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

LOCK IT OR LOSE IT

(BLIND RIVER, ON) - The East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public that a vehicle with an unlocked door or an open window is an easy target. Protect yourself and always roll up your vehicle's window, lock the doors and pocket the keys when you park your car. Park in a well-lit area and never leave valuables in plain view.

A professional can steal your vehicle in just 30 seconds-without a key. Protect your vehicle from theft with a few simple precautions.

Always roll up your vehicle's windows, lock the doors and pocket the key.

  • Never leave your vehicle running unattended while it is running.
  • If you have a garage, use it and lock the door as well as your vehicle.
  • Never leave your car keys in plain view or in an accessible area.
  • Keep your vehicle registration certificate and proof of insurance on you at all times. Don't leave these documents in your glove compartment.
  • Always park your vehicle in a well-lit area.
  • Never leave valuable objects or packages in full view. Put them in the trunk.
  • Give only your ignition key to a parking attendant. Keep all other keys with you.

Call OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or your local police service if you see vehicles or vehicle-related activities that look suspicious.

TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER CHARGED

(BLIND RIVER ON)- On June 13, 2018 shortly after 5:30 a.m., members of the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a lone tractor trailer near the junction of Highway 17 and Oak Street in the Town of Blind River.

Investigation determined that a westbound tractor trailer entered a ditch on the north side of the highway and came to rest on its side causing major damage to the cab. The driver was transported to local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

As a result of the investigation, Parminder SINGH, 22 years of age from Brampton, Ontario was issued a provincial offence notice and charged with Careless, contrary to section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act.