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Charges against motorcyclist include impaired, possessing meth and machete

Charges against motorcyclist include impaired, possessing meth and machete

Accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste Marie on June 13, 2022
Man charged with arson in Thessalon

Man charged with arson in Thessalon

No injuries were sustained
Truck driver dies in single-vehicle collision near Goulais River

Truck driver dies in single-vehicle collision near Goulais River

Police say the 21-year-old lost control of his vehicle and swerved into a ditch
Driver charged after driving erratically, striking police cruiser near Thessalon: OPP

Driver charged after driving erratically, striking police cruiser near Thessalon: OPP

The 29-year-old faces multiple charges as a result
Sudbury OPP officer facing criminal charges after alleged thefts from evidence locker

Sudbury OPP officer facing criminal charges after alleged thefts from evidence locker

Sgt. Straun Frederiksen, a veteran officer, has been charged with theft and breach of trust
Impaired driving charges laid after collision with a parked truck

Impaired driving charges laid after collision with a parked truck

A 59-year-old man from Iron Bridge was arrested
Canine Unit tracks suspect after stolen vehicle disabled by OnStar

Canine Unit tracks suspect after stolen vehicle disabled by OnStar

Driver charged with impaired after rollover in September 2021

Driver charged with impaired after rollover in September 2021

Police say they smelled alcohol on the 34-year-old's breath, but had to wait for a blood test to be completed
Sault driver faces impaired charges after ditching vehicle: OPP

Sault driver faces impaired charges after ditching vehicle: OPP

The incident occurred on April 14 in Richards Landing
25- to 34-year-olds most likely to die in collisions because of no seatbelt use, say OPP

25- to 34-year-olds most likely to die in collisions because of no seatbelt use, say OPP

542 people died between 2012 and 2021 in collisions in which lack of seatbelt use was a factor in their deaths