Category: Standoff

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South Side Standoff Update – Robbery Revenge

South Side Standoff Update – Robbery Revenge

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – There are some stupid things you can do that would put your life at risk, and robbing a southern Ontario gang member, or any gang member for that matter, is near the top of that list. We have received information from a source who has never been wrong before about what...

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STANDOFF: Frederica Street West

STANDOFF: Frederica Street West

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – We have reports that numerous police currently have a section of Frederica Street West blocked off. Heavily armed officers have been spotted on location. It is believed that this is a standoff involving a weapon, likely a gun or multiple guns. People are asked to avoid the area while police sort...

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STANDOFF: KAPUSKASING

STANDOFF: KAPUSKASING

(KAPUSKASING, ON) -The Ontario Provincial Police have the Wal-Mart and Dollartree locked down in Kapuskasing right now. The locations are under a “hold and secure” as police are in pursuit of a suspect(s). Citizens in the area have been sent away by heavily armed police officers with large rifles. Nobody is alowed near the area...

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POLICE PRESENCE: FINLAYSON (UPDATED)

POLICE PRESENCE: FINLAYSON (UPDATED)

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A huge police presence is unfolding on Finlayson this morning during the 6:00 am hour. Police have been seen taking cover behind civilian vehicles and focusing on one particular residence. REAL Concerned Citizens in the area have told us that the Emergency Task Unit is on location with large guns, telling...

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STANDOFF ENDS IN DRYDEN

STANDOFF ENDS IN DRYDEN

(DRYDEN, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene of a home on Henderson Avenue yesterday afternoon. Some nearby residents were ordered evacuated by the police, yet they also say that there was no threat to the public. A single man was barricaded in a home, and police went there...

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STANDOFF UPDATE: MORE CHARGES

STANDOFF UPDATE: MORE CHARGES

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service has laid new charges against 36-year-old Kurt Maurice Downer. Downer was arrested on Aug. 26 following a lengthy standoff at unit 24, 288 Windsor Street. The new charges include: Possession of Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine Possession of Prohibited Device or...

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KURT DOWNER: WEAPONS AND DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES LAID

KURT DOWNER: WEAPONS AND DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES LAID

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Appearing in courtroom 104 this afternoon in the Thunder Bay Courthouse by video from the Thunder Bay District Jail is 36-year-old Kurt Maurice Downer. Her Worship, Justice of the Peace Denette Maslach is presiding. Provincial Crown Attorney Laskoski, and Duty Council Lawyer Roberge are present. Downer has been charged with these...

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DRUGS AND A GUN FOUND AFTER STANDOFF

DRUGS AND A GUN FOUND AFTER STANDOFF

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A semi-automatic handgun and an amount of drugs was located after the infamous stand-off that happened this weekend at 288 Windsor Unit 24, according to police. After the lengthy stand-off concluded, 36-year-old Kurt Maurice Downer of southern Ontario was arrested and a search of the residence was conducted. An amount of...

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288 WINDSOR STANDOFF ENDS

288 WINDSOR STANDOFF ENDS

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – At approximately 12:20 am, August 25, 2018, a member of the Thunder Bay Police Service recognized a male who was wanted in the Greater Toronto Area for a number of Criminal Code offences. The officer attempted to apprehend the male however he fled and was followed to the complex at 288 Windsor...

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(UPDATE) STANDOFF: 288 WINDSOR EVACUATED

(UPDATE) STANDOFF: 288 WINDSOR EVACUATED

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service are currently containing the area around 288 Windsor Street after a male who is wanted on warrants in southern Ontario fled from police into a unit in this complex. An officer observed this male just after midnight and attempted to arrest him. The male fled in...

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SHORT STANDOFF ENDS WITH MAN REMOVED

SHORT STANDOFF ENDS WITH MAN REMOVED

Thunder Bay Police Service rolled in fast and armed towards a Northwood area residence near University drive late this afternoon. A witness on the scene said they got off the bus, and the police instructed them to enter their house and remain in there for the time being. The officers stood outside of the home,...