Day: December 20, 2018

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Back to Back Drug Busts Involving Same Guy

Back to Back Drug Busts Involving Same Guy

(KENORA, ON) – On November 30, 2018 at approximately 12:30 a.m. officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Community Street Crime Unit and the Dryden Police Service conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle (sedan) on Hwy 17, in the City of Kenora. As a result of the stop, Police seized 25 grams of Methamphetamine and drug...

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Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle and Injured

Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle and Injured

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service are seeking assistance from the public to locate a motor vehicle and driver involved in a fail to remain collision involving a pedestrian. On December 19th, 2018, at 11:45 pm, Thunder Bay Police responded to the intersection of John Street at Memorial Avenue for the report of...

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Christmas Tree Drop-Off Sites

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Sites

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The City will once again recycle natural trees this holiday season, grinding the trees into wood chips to be added to the compost pile at the City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility. Compost is given away each spring to beautify residents’ lawns and flower gardens. “One of the good things about getting...

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“Dark Web” Drug Trafficking Bust

“Dark Web” Drug Trafficking Bust

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On November 29th, 2018 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Serious and Organized Crime (SOC) Team in Toronto arrested three people for trafficking drugs and operating on the dark web. The online vendor offered to sell several types of illegal drugs on the dark web portion of the internet. Offered for sale was synthetic heroin...

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Confirmed Case of Measles in an Adult

Confirmed Case of Measles in an Adult

(BURLINGTON, ON) – The Halton Region Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of measles involving an adult in Burlington that has led to potential exposures in public settings in Halton Region and neighbouring communities during the period of December 13th to 17th, 2018. People who have visited any of the following locations may have been...