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Police charge ATV driver

Officers of the Fort Frances OPP have charged an adult male with impaired driving.

On Feb. 3 around 2:20 p.m., during a routine motorized snowmachine patrol on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club's trails surrounding Fort Frances, officers stopped a 1995 all-terrain vehicle.

Upon speaking with the male driver, officers suspected he had alcohol in his body.

Dryden woman charged

On Monday at 11:15 a.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP, with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit, conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act infraction here in Fort Frances.

As a result, a 29-year-old female from Dryden was arrested at the scene and transported to the Fort Frances detachment.

Atikokan driver charged

On Jan. 17 at 11:50 p.m., Atikokan OPP officers observed a motor-vehicle collision in the Township of Atikokan.

After speaking with the 49-year-old driver from Atikokan, she subsequently was arrested at the scene.

She was transported to the Atikokan detachment for breath tests.

Her vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for the mandatory seven days.

Two drivers facing charges

During routine patrol yesterday around 10:45 p.m., Fort Frances OPP officers stopped a motor vehicle on Stewart Street here.

Upon speaking with the driver, officers immediately determined he had alcohol in his body.

He subsequently was arrested and transported to the Fort Frances detachment for testing.