News from ontario provincial police A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle.

Latest

Jun 20, 2019, 10:55 ET Police Take Down 'Big Box Store' of Child Pornography

Precedent-setting Charges Laid Following Lengthy Probe of Toronto-based Firm VAUGHAN, ON, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Five people have been charged after the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) concluded an...


Jun 19, 2019, 16:23 ET Media Conference: Arrests Conclude Landmark Multinational Child Pornography Investigation

ORILLIA, ON, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid numerous charges following a lengthy investigation into an Ontario-based supplier of millions of child pornography images...


May 14, 2019, 08:49 ET The AMBER ALERT broadcast request by the Greater Sudbury Police Service has ended

SUDBURY, ON, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The child has been located in good health. The Greater Sudbury Police Service will continue to provide news releases and updates on this investigation. SOURCE...


May 14, 2019, 05:32 ET ONTARIO AMBER ALERT!

SUDBURY, ON, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Greater Sudbury Police Service has requested an AMBER Alert be broadcast in relation to an abducted child. The victim, William Gooden was last seen in Sudbury...


Apr 25, 2019, 19:26 ET The AMBER ALERT broadcast request by the Peel Regional Police Service has ended

PEEL REGION, ON, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Peel Regional Police Service is still conducting an ongoing child abduction investigation. The child has been located safely. The Peel Regional Police...


Apr 25, 2019, 17:34 ET ONTARIO AMBER ALERT!

PEEL REGION, ON, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Peel Police have requested an Amber Alert broadcast in relation to an abducted child. The victim, 5-year-old male Ethan Montes is 3 feet tall, brown eyes,...


Mar 19, 2019, 21:28 ET The AMBER ALERT BROADCAST REQUEST BY THE York Regional Police HAS ENDED

THUNDERBAY, ON, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The "York Regional Police" Police Service is still conducting an ongoing child abduction investigation. The child has been located safe. The York Regional...


Mar 19, 2019, 18:28 ET URGENT! ONTARIO AMBER ALERT! URGENT!

THUNDERBAY, ON, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - THE AMBER ALERT BROADCAST REQUEST BY THE "York Regional Police Service" HAS ENDED The child has been located and the investigation is continuing. The York...


Mar 19, 2019, 17:09 ET ONTARIO AMBER ALERT!

THUNDER BAY, ON, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - THE YORK REGIONAL POLICE SERVICE HAS REQUESTED AN "AMBER ALERT" FOR AN ABDUCTED CHILD. Victim's name: Jannah Jaffri Age: 5 years Physical Description: Brown...


Jan 21, 2019, 10:50 ET Half of Season's Snowmobiler Deaths Involved Riding on Unsafe Ice

OPP now using aerial and UAS technology to enhance snowmobile safety ORILLIA, ON, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - With Snowmobile Safety Week getting underway this week, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are ...


Jan 18, 2019, 13:13 ET Media Advisory - Photo & Interview Opportunities - OPP, MTO & OFSC Kicking Off Snowmobile Safety Week

ORILLIA, ON, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Accredited members of the media are invited to join the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Ministry of Transportation and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile...


Dec 11, 2018, 09:55 ET Joint Investigation Removes Illegal Guns from Criminal Market

23 People Charged; Weapons, Accessories, Drugs Seized VAUGHAN, ON, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Several Ontario residents face numerous charges following a multi-jurisdiction investigation into trafficking...


Dec 10, 2018, 12:54 ET Media Advisory - Results of Joint Police Investigation of Illegal Firearms

ORILLIA, ON, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau – Provincial Weapons Enforcement Unit...


Nov 07, 2018, 16:51 ET OPP responds to 25 reported wrong way vehicles in one month; what drivers need to know

ORILLIA, ON, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - A rash of incidents involving a vehicle travelling the wrong way on a highway or road has the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) raising awareness about what drivers...


Oct 11, 2018, 11:50 ET Two Triple Fatality Road Collisions, Numerous Traffic Charges Laid Over Thanksgiving Weekend

OPP wraps up Seat Belt Campaign and Operation Impact ORILLIA, ON, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - In one of the deadliest Thanksgiving weekends in recent history, two triple fatality collisions were among the...


Oct 04, 2018, 13:12 ET OPP Report 156 Road Deaths Attributed to "Big Four"

OPP joins police partners for Operation Impact (October 5 – 08, 2018) ORILLIA, ON, Oct. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - As of October 1, 2018 the deaths of 156 people on Ontario Provincial Police-(OPP)-patrolled...


Sep 25, 2018, 17:34 ET - UPDATE - Public Assistance Requested to Help Identify Victim

Investigators Release Photograph of Victim OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are taking the unique step of releasing a photograph...


Sep 25, 2018, 17:15 ET Seat Belts - Not Air Bags - Are First Line of Defence in a Crash

OPP Conduct Fall Seat Belt Campaign (September 26 – October 5, 2018) ORILLIA, ON, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has investigated 34 road fatalities so far this year in...


Sep 13, 2018, 10:55 ET OPP & OPP Youth Foundation Dedicate Pathway of Memories to Honour Current and Former OPP Members

ORILLIA, ON, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and OPP Youth Foundation were joined by local dignitaries, current and former OPP members and their families and friends for an ...


Sep 12, 2018, 16:58 ET OPP and OPP Youth Foundation to Hold Pathway of Memories Dedication Ceremony

Ceremony to Include First Public Viewing of Pathway of Memories ORILLIA, ON, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join OPP Commissioner Hawkes, OPP Youth Foundation Chair Dave...


Sep 07, 2018, 17:07 ET OPP Report Multiple Deaths and Charges Over Labor Day Long Weekend

OPP Wraps Up Distracted Driving Campaign (Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2018) ORILLIA, ON, Sept. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Ten (10) traffic and marine-related deaths made for a tragic Labour Day Long Weekend on Ontario...


Aug 30, 2018, 09:33 ET Attention Drivers: School is back on, turn cell phones off

OPP Conducts Distracted Driving Campaign (Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2018) ORILLIA, ON, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has investigated 5,619 collisions that involved an inattentive...


Aug 19, 2018, 01:46 ET OPP Brings Out True Grit In Ontario Women's Lacrosse Team Headed To National Championships

ORILLIA, ON, Aug. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stepped up to help physically and mentally prepare an already determined, if not fierce Ontario women's lacrosse team set to...


Aug 09, 2018, 13:45 ET OPP Report Multiple Long Weekend Road Deaths, Final Results For "Move Over" Campaign, Other Traffic Charges

ORILLIA, ON, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ -The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dealt with a tragic Civic Day Long Weekend with two children among the six people who died on OPP-patrolled roads. The weekend...


Aug 01, 2018, 13:14 ET Emergency Workers Have a Right to Safe Space on the Roadside

OPP Conducts Move Over Campaign over Civic Day Long Weekend (August 3-6, 2018) ORILLIA, ON, Aug. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - With the first half of the year behind them, the OPP has laid 932 Move Over charges so ...