NIPIGON, ONTARIO ~~~ May 22, 2020 (LSN) Hardworking OPP have had a strong presence in the Nipigon area for the past month but things have intensified this week. Earlier this week, there were OPP helicopters in the area conducting searches.
Several police units were spotted this week searching culverts and ditches along Highway 11/17.
The past 24 hours have seen an increased police presence. Earlier today, an OPP forensic unit executed a search on a Churchill Street home that was being used by father and son meth heads BRIAN & NICK SOOS (picture below)
Sources indicate that the home of STORM BORG’S grandfather is also being searched. STORM BORG is being held at the Thunder Bay Jail presently.
The garage of STEVE MAHONEY on Park Road was searched for 5 days previously and is currently being searched again. MAHONEY remains locked up at the Thunder Bay Jail on weapons charges. He was denied bail.
Other sources indicate that OPP have been working night and day searching the back lanes in the area.
The most notable search being conducted is just off Highway 11/17 on the property where Duane Favel & Melina Potan reside near Black Sturgeon.
Sources indicate that OPP have been there since yesterday and have made a significant discovery. Some people are speculating that partial human remains were found. OPP sources have not confirmed or denied this.
WHAT’S GOING ON IN NIPIGON?
Too many meth heads.....too much violence.
OPP are working on it. And this has to be the biggest investigation in Nipigon OPP history.
When all the details come out, people are going to be shocked.
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