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Heavy police presence, nobody being allowed onto St. Joe's <b>(update: open, 5 photos)</b>

Heavy police presence, nobody being allowed onto St. Joe's (update: open, 5 photos)

Traffic onto the island has just been allowed to resume. OPP say they are looking for one individual
Wawa man facing charges following dispute

Wawa man facing charges following dispute

Police responded to a local Wawa address regarding a report of a dispute
Traffic stop leads to numerous drug charges

Traffic stop leads to numerous drug charges

Police seized suspected heroin, suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, a large amount of Canadian currency and drug paraphernalia
Distracted driving remains the deadliest behaviour on OPP-patrolled roads

Distracted driving remains the deadliest behaviour on OPP-patrolled roads

Last year, the OPP responded to 8,711 crashes that were linked to driver inattention
Wawa woman facing charges following dispute

Wawa woman facing charges following dispute

Police responded to a local Wawa address regarding an altercation between a female and two males
Please don't call 911 if you don't need 911, okay?

Please don't call 911 if you don't need 911, okay?

In the first quarter of 2018, the East Algoma OPP Detachment received 128 ‘911’ calls and only 11 were actual emergencies
Wawa woman charged in domestic assault investigation

Wawa woman charged in domestic assault investigation

She will appear in court on June 11
Blind River man charged with assault after consensual fight

Blind River man charged with assault after consensual fight

Father and son dispute goes awry
Vehicleless man stopped at RIDE check. Drug trafficking charges follow

Vehicleless man stopped at RIDE check. Drug trafficking charges follow

OPP investigated the man while conducting R.I.D.E checks on Frontenac Street
Two charged with driving offences in Wawa area

Two charged with driving offences in Wawa area

Both drivers will appear in Wawa court later this year