Month: May 2019

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Help Police Located These Stolen Drugs

Help Police Located These Stolen Drugs

(COCHRANE, ON) – On May 28, 2019, at approximately 7:00 a.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a Break and Enter at a local business on Highway 11 in the Town of Cochrane, Ontario. Police investigation revealed that Canadian currency as well as Ketamine and Valium were stolen...

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Identify This Robbery Suspect

Identify This Robbery Suspect

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the Circle K convenience store at 640 Waterloo Street South just after 11 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 following reports of a robbery that had just occurred. Investigators learned that a male had entered the store, approached the clerk and threatened him to hand...

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Vandals SMASH School Window with Concrete Brick

Vandals SMASH School Window with Concrete Brick

(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – On Sunday, May 5th, 2019, Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a mischief occurrence at a local school. Between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm Sunday afternoon, unknown individuals smashed the glass at the rear entry door of the school with a concrete block. This senseless act of violence must...

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Section of Walsh Street Closed Due To Damaged Overhead Wires

Section of Walsh Street Closed Due To Damaged Overhead Wires

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The south end is having to deal with a main street being closed off temporarily while crews handle a potentially deadly situation. Overhead wires appear to be damaged and hanging low, possibly live. This was the result of a car accident. Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service along with Synergy North...

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Drugs and Firearm Bust Lands 3 Behind Bars

Drugs and Firearm Bust Lands 3 Behind Bars

(FORT FRANCES, ON) – On May 25, 2019, two members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a vehicle stop in the area of First Street East at Williams Avenue in the Town of Fort Frances. The officer commenced an investigation into a Highway Traffic Act offence, and subsequently arrested the driver. Officers...

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TBPS Release Sketch of “Baby Doe’s” Mother

TBPS Release Sketch of “Baby Doe’s” Mother

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service held a press conference at 1:00 pm today due to some new information they have put together regarding the murder of “Baby Doe” 25 years ago. Police say that the baby was found in a trash can after a passerby called 911 to report either a...

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8 People Arrested in Kenora Drug Trafficking Bust

8 People Arrested in Kenora Drug Trafficking Bust

(KENORA, ON) Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) have charged eight individuals with drug related charges following an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in the City of Kenora. On Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at approximately 9:00 am, police executed the arrests in the area of Norman Drive. As a result...

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Fatal Plane Crash West of Red Lake

Fatal Plane Crash West of Red Lake

(RED LAKE, ON) – On May 29, 2019 at approximately 9:50 a.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Red Lake Detachment received a report of a downed aircraft and forest fire in the area of Domain Lake which is West of Red Lake. Investigators have determined that both the pilot and the passenger were deceased. Red...

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iPad Heist at Local School Thwarted by TBPS

iPad Heist at Local School Thwarted by TBPS

(THUNDER BAY, ON) -Thunder Bay Police Service officers were concluding an Eco-Superior Spring Up to Clean Up community event Wednesday evening at the Mary J L Black Library when witnesses approached to report a break-in and theft that had just occurred nearby. The witnesses approached officers just after 7 p.m. to report three youths had...

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Pikangikum Forest Fire Evacuees Headed to TBay

Pikangikum Forest Fire Evacuees Headed to TBay

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The City of Thunder Bay is preparing to receive approximately 300 people from Pikangikum First Nation over the course of the next 48 hours as the community reported that they require immediate evacuation of their vulnerable population due to heavy smoke impacting the community and affecting public health and wellness. The city...

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Police Nab Another Alleged Drunk Driver

Police Nab Another Alleged Drunk Driver

(WHITESAND FIRST NATION, ON) – On May 25, 2019 at approximately 5:32 p.m., an officer from the Armstrong Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Whitesand First Nation. Upon speaking with the driver, the officer determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to...

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Police Investigate Boat Theft North of TBay

Police Investigate Boat Theft North of TBay

(SAUERBRIE LAKE, ON) – On May 28, 2019, at approximately 1:19 p.m., an officer from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a theft of a boat from Sauerbrie Lake. Sometime between October 8, 2018 to May 24, 2019, unknown suspect(s) stole a boat which was located...

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HIGHWAY COLLISION: Transport and SUV Near Shabaqua Corners

HIGHWAY COLLISION: Transport and SUV Near Shabaqua Corners

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Shortly after 3:00 pm today we received a report that a highway collision has happened just west of Thunder Bay. What we are hearing is that a transport and an SUV collided near Shabaqua Corners, closer to Thunder Bay in front of the Timberland Motel and Restaurant. A woman, estimated to be...

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Fatal Highway Collision Victim Identified

Fatal Highway Collision Victim Identified

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On May 25, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of the Town of White River, Ontario. The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased...

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Protest Set To Slow Traffic on Nipigon River Bridge Today

Protest Set To Slow Traffic on Nipigon River Bridge Today

(NIPIGON, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays during their travels on Highway 17 in the area of the Nipigon River Bridge. Protest activities will be occurring between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Highway 17 on the Nipigon River Bridge. The OPP is working with...

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Oliver Road Robbery Busted Up

Oliver Road Robbery Busted Up

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Yet another robbery happened in the city yesterday, this time it was the traditional corner store type. Around 11:00 pm last night on Monday members of the Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a 911 call reporting a robbery in progress. The incident was reported to be happening at the Circle...

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(VIDEO) – “Car Hoppers” Strike at the Heart of Northwood

(VIDEO) – “Car Hoppers” Strike at the Heart of Northwood

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Yet another morning that Northwood residents wake up to having to tidy up their vehicles before heading out. Residents have two viable options, lock their doors and hope the windows don’t get smashed or keep the doors unlocked and allow the criminals to double check that you didn’t leave anything of value...

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“City of Love” Shines Hard and Moist on May Street

“City of Love” Shines Hard and Moist on May Street

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Now, I ain’t gonna say for sure for sure, but it appears someones panties were pushed to the side on May Street. Although today appeared to be a slow news day, we still aren’t sinking to misinforming the public about the cannabis-like substance that was confirmed as containing carfentanil being sold across...

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A Frost Advisory For Most of Northern Ontario Issued

A Frost Advisory For Most of Northern Ontario Issued

(NORTHERN ONTARIO) – A Frost Advisory has been issued by Environment Canada for much of northern Ontario overnight and into tomorrow morning. Perhaps closing your windows overnight and properly protecting any outdoor gardens/plants could prove effective. Below is the advisory issued by Environment Canada. Frost advisory in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Geraldton –...

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Security Guard Neck Cut at County Fair LCBO

Security Guard Neck Cut at County Fair LCBO

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Details are thin at this moment on what unfolded to cause a serious presence by police and paramedics late this afternoon in the north side. Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue and Superior North EMS responded to a call for service to the LCBO that sits snuggly...

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