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OPP Beat

Wednesday, October 29, 2003

BREAK AND ENTERS IN THORNE (North Bay, ON) North Bay OPP is investigating a series of break-ins in the town of Thorne, Ontario approximately 60 km northeast of North Bay. On Friday Oct. 24th, 2003, at approximately 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28, 2003

ACCIDENT AT CONISTON CLOSES HIGHWAY There has been a serious accident that has closed highway 17 at Coniston. The accident, involving a tractor-trailer unit and a passenger van, will likely keep the highway closed for several hours.

Monday, October 27, 2003

BREAK-IN AT MERRICK LANDFILL SITE (North Bay, ON) North Bay OPP responded to an alarm at the Merrick Township Landfill Site located at the end of Sand Dam Road, Merrick Township, shortly before 3:15 a.m. today.

Sunday, October 26, 2003

VEHICLE – DEER COLLISION North Bay O.P.P. had a fairly quiet night. A deer was killed in a Corbiel collision with a vehicle. The car received considerable damage but there were no injuries.

Sunday, October 26, 2003

A single motor vehicle accident Sunday on Hwy 11 N. at Thibeault Hill has left a Southern Ontario man dead. Pierre Gagnon, 22, of Port Colborne, was pronounced dead at North Bay General Hospital shortly after being transported by ambulance.

Saturday, October 25, 2003

Sergeant Greenwood of the O.P.P. Regional Control Centre reports a very quiet twenty-four hour period in the North Bay area. The O.P.P. has nothing to report today.

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.