Day: September 4, 2018

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STOLEN TRAILER & MORE

STOLEN TRAILER & MORE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A trailer and diving equipment was stolen from a local small business, and the owner is offering a $500 reward. Below is what Lakehead Technical Diving has said in a statement: “During this long weekend a 2015 gray v-nose Cargo Mate trailer was taken from Rosslyn Storage in Thunder Bay. The...

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ARSON CHARGE LAID

ARSON CHARGE LAID

(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – On August 14, 2018 at approximately 7:39pm, officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sioux Lookout Detachment were dispatched to a house fire in the area of Cornerstone Lane, Sioux Lookout. While attending the scene, officers observed the home to be filled with smoke. The Sioux Lookout Fire Department entered the home...

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EVENTFUL LONG WEEKEND FOR RAINY RIVER DISTRICT OPP

EVENTFUL LONG WEEKEND FOR RAINY RIVER DISTRICT OPP

(FORT FRANCES, ON) – Members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had a very busy weekend while responding to 112 calls for service over the Labour Day Long Weekend. In addition, members conducted proactive patrols on the District’s Highways, issuing 48 Provincial Offence Notices (P.O.N.s) in total. The following is a breakdown...

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LATE NIGHT SEXUAL ASSAULT

LATE NIGHT SEXUAL ASSAULT

(KENORA, ON) – On Sunday September 2, 2018 the Ontario Provincial Police(OPP) were dispatched to a report of an unknown male who had Sexually Assaulted a female, between Park Street and Second Street South, at approximately 1:00 a.m. in the City of Kenora. OPP were unable to locate the male suspect, but are requesting the...

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BEWCYK CHARGED WITH CHILD ABDUCTION

BEWCYK CHARGED WITH CHILD ABDUCTION

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Michael Danial Bewcyk has now been charged with Child Abduction. He is also facing another breach of his court ordered prohibition order to not communicate with anyone under 16 years of age. Bewcyk was remanded into custody again today. The accused has been in custody since he was arrested over a...

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UNSOLVED DEATH: WILLIAM WAPOOSE

UNSOLVED DEATH: WILLIAM WAPOOSE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) -The Thunder Bay Police Service continue to ask for anyone with information about the death of William Darryl Wapoose , 32 years of Thunder Bay to come forward. Today marks the fourth year since he was found. William was located deceased on the bike path at the south end of Chapples Drive...

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IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES LAID

IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES LAID

(KENORA, ON) – On Friday August 31, 2018 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Eighth Avenue South, in the City of Kenora. After Speaking to the driver the police determined the female had been consuming alcohol and she was arrested and transported for further tests. As a result of...

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MISSING PERSON

MISSING PERSON

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting assistance from the public in locating Jazlyne Gauthier, 18- years-old. Jazlyne was last seen by a family member on August 28, 2018 leaving the South Edward Street residence to visit a friend. The family is concerned for their welfare. Jazlyne is described as Caucasian...

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RUSSELL HAS A TUSTLE (ASSAULT)

RUSSELL HAS A TUSTLE (ASSAULT)

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Patrol officers attended the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital on September 2, 2018 just after 6:30 p.m. and took a report from a paramedic who was assaulted by a male being transported to the hospital in an ambulance. The male paramedic was able to get out of the ambulance and get control...

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SUDDEN DEATH: HAWKEYE LAKE

SUDDEN DEATH: HAWKEYE LAKE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On September 1, 2018, at approximately 6:36pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a request for assistance from Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS), regarding an incident that occurred at Hawkeye Lake. It was reported that two males had decided to jump from...

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ALGOMA STREET MURDER

ALGOMA STREET MURDER

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The death at a north side address has been deemed a homicide by Thunder Bay Police Service. A 59-year-old male was found dead at a North Algoma Street home recently. Thunder Bay Police Service are looking for anyone who witnessed suspicious behaviour in that neighbourhood on Friday August 31st to come...