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From the OPP

Tips sought to solve mischief

Members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting assistance from the public to solve a mischief that took place sometime between Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 on Highway 615 in Chapple Township.

A grey Toyota Corolla parked at the Off Lake turn off was shot several times with what appears to be a shotgun or pellet gun.

Man busted at border

Officers from the Rainy River District detachment of the OPP were contacted Friday evening by officers from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) at the Rainy River Port of entry.

CBSA officers had conducted a roadside sobriety test with an approved screening device.

The male driver performed poorly.

Fort man killed by truck

A Fort Frances man was killed in a motor vehicle-pedestrian collision on Highway 11/17, west of Fraser Road in Thunder Bay

At approximately 5:21 a.m. Monday, officers from the Thunder Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), as well as Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of the collision.

Be wary of scams: police

The Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want you to confirm who you're dealing with before sending any money anywhere for any reason.

The ever-popular Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and other agency-related extortion threats have continued to sustain significant financial losses by unsuspecting victims.

CRA scam hits Fort Frances

The Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has recently received several complaints from local citizens regarding phone calls where the caller is identifying themselves as a representative of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

There are times that the CRA may contact you by telephone.

However, the CRA will never: