Day: December 17, 2018

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OPP Canine Unit Saves Lives

OPP Canine Unit Saves Lives

(ONTARIO) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Canine Teams work across the province each day to support public safety. In addition to these duties, the OPP Canine Unit has created the 2019 Canine Calendar to raise money for the OPP Youth Foundation and the Friends of The OPP Museum. Each month of the calendar features OPP...

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A Man Harasses and Follows a Woman, Woman Convicted

A Man Harasses and Follows a Woman, Woman Convicted

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Courtroom 102 was overbooked today with matters that are working their way through the criminal justice system. Some of the matters were sent over to courtroom 103 to be put in front of Her Honour, Justice Brochu. 48-year-old Tracey Mawakeesic from Sandy Lake First Nation was one of the matters that...

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Toronto Crips Gang Crack House Police Raid Nets Over $25,000 – Doorman Sentenced

Toronto Crips Gang Crack House Police Raid Nets Over $25,000 – Doorman Sentenced

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On October 24th, 2018 the Thunder Bay Police Service along with help from other police forces executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant in the 100 block of Dease Street at the “Perreault” residence earlier this year. The residence was being used by Toronto Crips gang members to traffick crack cocaine...

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UPDATE: Toronto Gang Members Arrested During Fentanyl & Cocaine Bust

UPDATE: Toronto Gang Members Arrested During Fentanyl & Cocaine Bust

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On Wednesday December 12th, 2018. the Thunder Bay Police Service Intelligence Section in conjunction with the Ontario Provincial Police, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and the Anishinabek Police Service executed a warrant on the 400 block of Waverly Street. As a result, two males from the Greater Toronto Area were arrested, both of...

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Drunken and Violent Home Invasion Conviction

Drunken and Violent Home Invasion Conviction

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Earlier this year in January 16th, 2018, then 24-year-old Shane Joseph Richard Whatley showed up drunk at a woman’as house that he had a deal with to shovel her snow. He damaged not only the home but various other items and assaulted her in her own home after forcing entry. Whatley...

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Police Release Details of Man Smashing Police Cruiser

Police Release Details of Man Smashing Police Cruiser

(IGNACE, ON) – On the 15 of December 2018 at 6:48 pm members of the Dryden Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a traffic complaint on Hwy 17 near English River. The complainant advised a silver pickup truck was driving erratically. Further information revealed there was a possible domestic situation between the driver and passenger. Police...

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New Rules For Breathalyzer Demand Comes Into Effect December 18th

New Rules For Breathalyzer Demand Comes Into Effect December 18th

(ONTARIO) – With Part 2 of Bill C-46 coming into effect tomorrow (December 18th, 2018), the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will begin to exercise new authority for investigating impaired drivers on Ontario roads. Police officers will now be able to demand a roadside breath sample from any lawfully stopped driver to determine whether a person...

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Woman Charged For Witchcraft

Woman Charged For Witchcraft

(TIMMINS, ON) – The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman with a witchcraft related Criminal Code offence stemming from their investigation. While completing their investigation into a criminal matter, an investigator with the Criminal Investigations Division of the Timmins Police Service became aware of an alleged offence. It is alleged that a local woman, who...

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Michael Bewcyk, Alleged Child Abductor Catches Child Porn Charges

Michael Bewcyk, Alleged Child Abductor Catches Child Porn Charges

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service have laid additional charges against 70-year-old Michael Danial Bewcyk late last week. Police say they have searched his home on December 7th, 2018 located on North Franklin Street. The search resulted in police locating and seizing two computers along with some printed materials. Police forensic examiners...

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Police Association Calls On Fiddler, City, Province, Feds to Step Up

Police Association Calls On Fiddler, City, Province, Feds to Step Up

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Yesterday, the union representing the Thunder Bay Police Service released a statement in response to the OIPRD findings and the label of “racist” placed on the police service. They also call on Mr. Fiddler, the City, and other levels of goverment to step in. Below is the unaltered release. “Thunder Bay Police...