Day: August 30, 2019

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Thunder Bay Expressway and Red River Road

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Thunder Bay Expressway and Red River Road

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A busy north side intersection experienced a traffic hazard this afternoon. A REAL Concerned Citizen who spoke to us on the condition of anonymity tells us that they were concerned for the persons safety as they were seen galloping across the busy roadway. This is an all too common occurrence in...

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Threats Involving a Firearm Lead to Charges

Threats Involving a Firearm Lead to Charges

(MORLEY TWP, ON) – On August 24, 2019 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate an accusation of threats involving the use of a firearm. Members of the Rainy River District Crime unit as well as the Northwest Region (NWR) Emergency Response Team (ERT) conducted...

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Westfort Beat Down, Male Arrested

Westfort Beat Down, Male Arrested

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A beat down in Westfort has resulted in charges being laid on a Oliver-Paipoonge male. Below is the police release. Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to the 1100 block of Centre Avenue following reports of an assault in progress just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday...

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Car-Hopper Gets Popped by the Police

Car-Hopper Gets Popped by the Police

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A car hopping POS has been arrested by front line officers of th Thunder Bay Police Service. Below is the media release. An observant local business owner helped police locate a “car hopper” who was targeting vehicles in the city’s north downtown core. Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to...

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Impaired by Alcohol and Drugs Charges

Impaired by Alcohol and Drugs Charges

(HEARST, ON) – On August 29, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint involving an impaired driver. Police attended a residence in the Town of Hearst, Ontario, where the driver was observed to be impaired by drugs and alcohol and...