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OPP Beat

Thursday, February 7, 2002

On Feb. 6, 2002 a wheelchair was found in the Harmony Beach area north of Sault Ste. Marie. The wheelchair is believed to have fallen from a moving vehicle. For further information contact the Ontario Provincial Police detachment at 945-6833.

Wednesday, February 6, 2002

On Feb. 4 at approximately 8:45 p.m. the Sault OPP responded to an assault complaint in the Heyden area approximately 10 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie.

Tuesday, February 5, 2002

On February 4, 2002 at approx. 8:45 p.m. the Sault OPP responded to an assault complaint in the Heyden area approx. 10 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie.

Monday, February 4, 2002

Over the weekend Sault Ste. Marie O.P.P. investigated several weather related motor vehicle accidents, the majority of which occurred in the Detachment's east zone. The vehicles involved sustained various degrees of damage.

Friday, February 1, 2002

Another winter storm is upon us and fortunately there were no motor vehicle collisions reported overnight. Motorists are reminded to listen to local weather forecasts and road conditions prior to travelling the roadways.

Tuesday, January 29, 2002

The Sault Ste. Marie OPP, City Police Services and S.T.O.P. officers have been out partolling the area. Officers report that things have been very quiet with the poor winter conidtions we are experiencing this year.

Monday, January 28, 2002

On January 26, 2002 at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Sault Ste. Marie OPP responded to a reported assault at a private residence in Shetland Park north of the city.

Monday, January 28, 2002

On January 27, 2002 the Sault OPP received a report of an assault between two ice fishermen on Weckstrom Lake northwest of Searchmont. There were no injuries reported and the investigation is on going.

Friday, January 25, 2002

THE CLEAN UP CONTINUES Mekatina, Ont., The clean up of a train derailment north of Sault Ste Marie continued throughtout the night last night.

Friday, January 25, 2002

UPDATE TO TRAIN DERAILMENT NORTH OF SAULT STE MARIE Mekatina, Ont., Officers from the Sault Ste Marie OPP detachment have surveyed the scene of a train derailment in an isolated area 100kms north of Sault Ste Marie.