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Wednesday, January 2, 2002

BATCHAWANA WOMAN CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED DRIVING Harmony Beach, Ont., A Batchawana woman was arrested and charged with impaired driving after the vehicle she was driving went into the ditch on Hwy 17 near Harmony Beach.

Tuesday, January 1, 2002

The O.P.P. reports a quiet New Years Eve. There were a couple of domestic disputes but no serious accidents.

Monday, December 31, 2001

The O.P.P. in Northern Ontario were kept busy with traffic accidents. There were 16 since 8pm yesterday. That is in an area from Burke's Falls to Kapuskasing to Wawa to Sault Ste. Marie.

Sunday, December 30, 2001

O.P.P in the Sault report a very quiet 24 hours. In spite of the heavy snowfall overnight, there have been no traffic accidents in the area.

Saturday, December 29, 2001

Sault Ste. Marie O.P.P. investigated two minor accidents yesterday. At 4:25 p.m., an accident in Searchmont caused very little damage and there were no injuries. The second accident occurred on Hwy #638 east of Echo Bay when a vehicle struck a deer.

Friday, December 28, 2001

As the result of a vehicle stop on Hwy #17, Aweres Township, a small quantity of Cannabis Resin was seized. At 9:00 p.m., Sault OPP stopped a vehicle for various Highway Traffic Act violations.

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Highway 17 north has been reopened from Batchewana to Wawa. It had been closed as a result of snow squalls coming off Lake Superior. The OPP investigated two minor traffic accidents over the past 24 hours. Poor road conditions were to blame.

Wednesday, December 26, 2001

As is usually the case, police had a fairly quiet Christmas day yesterday. Sault O.P.P. recovered a mountain bike on Hwy #17, Garden River First Nations at 11:00 p.m. yesterday. If you lost it, contact the Sault Ste. Marie detachment. At 1:18 a.m.

Tuesday, December 25, 2001

The Sault Ste. Marie detachment of the O.P.P. had a very quiet Christmas Eve and has nothing to report. Merry Christmas from the men and women of the Ontario Provincial Police Service.

Monday, December 24, 2001

THE "GRINCH" VISITS A BATCHAWANA FIRST NATION FAMILY Batchawana First Nation, Ont., The Batchawana First Nation Police are investigating the theft of several Christmas presents from an apartment on the Batchawana First Nation Territory.