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OPP Beat

Friday, October 24, 2003

LITTLE GHOSTS AND GOBLINS SOON TO APPEAR (North Bay, ON) Next Friday, thousands of children will take to the streets for Halloween Trick or Treat fun. Lets make this annual event safe and fun by working together.

Thursday, October 23, 2003

WAKE UP/DRIVE SAFE (North Bay, ON) Driver fatigue (or drowsy driving) is a growing concern on Ontario highways. The OPP would like to remind motorists traveling long distances to be alert and drive safe.

Wednesday, October 22, 2003

THAT’S A BIG TRUCK! (North Bay, ON) Large vehicles including transports and buses are among the many obstacles that we encounter on our Highways.

Tuesday, October 21, 2003

ARE YOU READY FOR WINTER DRIVING (North Bay, ON) Winter is around the corner and your vehicle should be ready for the changing road conditions. Your vehicle should be equipped with properly inflated winter tires having good tread.

Monday, October 20, 2003

BIG GAME HUNTERS (North Bay, ON) Hunters from across Ontario have arrived to our area to look for the elusive moose and shortly will be seeking success in harvesting a deer.

Sunday, October 19, 2003

The North Bay detachment of the O.P.P. is currently investigating two overnight break and enters in Powassan. Thieves broke into the Powassan Arena and the Windsor Hotel. It is not yet known what, if anything, was stolen.

Friday, October 17, 2003

GENERATOR AND OUTBOARD STOLEN IN BREAK-IN Mattawa OPP is investigating a break-in to a cabin that occurred some time between Thursday Sept. 25 and Friday Oct. 10, 2003, on Cauchon Lake located near the end of Daventry Road, Boyd, Township.

Thursday, October 16, 2003

BOAT TRAILER STOLEN (Loring, ON) Powassan OPP is investigating the theft of a boat trailer stolen from a landing to Toad Lake at the end of Pine Grove Road, Wilson Township near Loring, Ontario.

Tuesday, October 14, 2003

SEATBELT INITIATIVE / OPERATION IMPACT (North Bay, ON) For the week of September 26th to October 11th, 2003, OPP in North Bay, Mattawa and Powassan checked 10,877 vehicles for the fall seatbelt initiative. Forty-five seatbelt charges were laid.

Monday, October 13, 2003

The O.P.P. is experiencing a very quiet weekend right across Northern Ontario with no accidents or other occurrences to report. The only incident in the entire north is a 13-year-old boy missing from a camp near Kapuskasing.