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Kenora OPP were dispatched more than 1,400 times in January

Ontario Provincial Police in Kenora received a total of 1,427 calls during the month of January.
20190310 opp cruiser OPP
Courtesy OPP.

KENORA — Members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police responded to 168 calls from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1.

Of the calls, police responded to over the weekend they laid nine charges, according to a police news release.

Some of the calls police responded to included two alarms, four attempts or threats of suicide, two dangerous conditions, six thefts, 17 liquor licence acts, four suspicious persons, eight domestic disputes, six police assistance, four mischief, three mental health acts, seven motor vehicle collisions, 10 R.I.D.E checks, seven traffic complaints, 16 unwanted persons and two weapons calls.

For the month of January alone, Kenora police were dispatched to 1,427 calls.

The public is reminded by police to report minor crimes through the  Citizen Self Reporting online system.

Applicable calls for service which fall within the online reporting parameters include: 

  • Theft under $5,000
  • Mischief/damage to property under $5,000
  • Mischief/damage to vehicle under $5,000
  • Theft from vehicle
  • Lost/missing property under $5,000
  • Stolen license plates
  • Driving complaints

For more info on the online self-reporting tool, visit the OPP's website.


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