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OPP investigating multiple theft complaints at Lake Superior Provincial Park

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The Ontario Provincial Police are investigating complaints of theft at different locations throughout Lake Superior Provincial Park, north of Sault Ste. Marie.

The OPP has received 11 different theft reports since July 4, amounting to an estimated $3,000.

Police say they have no suspects yet.

Following is a full release from the OPP:

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recently responded to a complaint of multiple thefts at different locations throughout Lake Superior Provincial Park between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie. 

Since July 4, 2020, 11 different thefts have been reported amounting to an estimated loss of $3000. There are currently no suspects. 

The thefts involved the removal of cash and entire cash boxes from remote day use areas. Members of the public use these boxes to deposit their day use fees which are then collected by park staff. The locations within the park affected thus far include:

  • Orphan Lake
  • Gargantua Road
  • Agawa Pictographs
  • Mijinemungshing Lake Road
  • Sand River

If you have any information regarding these thefts, please call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.  

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.