Category: Thunder Bay

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INTERVIEWED: Toronto Gang Member, Drugs Dealers and More

INTERVIEWED: Toronto Gang Member, Drugs Dealers and More

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – We were seeking out any willing Toronto area gang member that would speak to us about certain issues that are unfolding in Thunder Bay. After months of putting out feelers and lurking sketchy neighbourhoods at sketchy times seeking a connection, we landed the one we needed. We spoke to numerous small...

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Current River Murder Continues to be Investigated

Current River Murder Continues to be Investigated

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the homicide of Nazareth Andrew KWANDIBENS. Officers were originally dispatched to a residential address in the 300 block of Arundel Street just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 following reports of a death. The scene was officially released on Sunday,...

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City Calls Calendar Parking Early

City Calls Calendar Parking Early

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The City of Thunder Bay has enacted calendar parking. Below are their details. Due to weather conditions, city-wide calendar parking restrictions have come into effect today. “The implementation of calendar parking restrictions for this winter is based on the recent snowfall,” said Jonathan Paske, Supervisor – Parking Authority. “Motorists are asked...

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Fresh Snow Leads to Car Hopper Arrest

Fresh Snow Leads to Car Hopper Arrest

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Fresh snow may have thwarted a suspected car hopper early Thursday morning. Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch arrested a male suspect in the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 21 after following a suspect’s footprints in the fresh snow. Officers were originally dispatched to the 1300 block...

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OUTAGE: Northwood and Arthur Street

OUTAGE: Northwood and Arthur Street

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Synergy North reports that upwards of 3,600 people are without power in the city’s south end this morning. The issues are largely being blame on weather conditions and incidents. The Arthur street power outage located near Fairview and Poleline was due to a downed line. Northwood is struggling with weather conditions, mainly...

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Emergency Declared in Oliver-Paipoonge

Emergency Declared in Oliver-Paipoonge

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Mayor of Oliver-Paipoonge, a small community on the outskirts of Thunder Bay has declared an emergency. Lucy Kloosterhuis says that it rained before it snowed yesterday, which has resulted in very slippery and dangerous conditions. She is urged residents to stay home if they live in Oliver-Paipoonge. Further, plows are having...

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Bus and School Closures

Bus and School Closures

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – All school buses are cancelled today and some rural schools are closed. Below are the details. Lakehead Public Schools released this statement. Weather Related School Closures and Bus Cancellations – Nov 21 Due to road conditions, all RURAL Schools are CLOSED on Thursday, November 21. ALL Busing is CANCELLED for the...

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Fatal Overdose: Woman Dead on Picton Ave

Fatal Overdose: Woman Dead on Picton Ave

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Numerous warnings by not only this news media publication, but by various health units and medical authorities have warned people of the dangers of certain drugs. People are dying at faster and faster rates as time goes by due to the dangerous street cocktail called “down”. “Down” ain’t typical heroin like...

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Baby Bonus Beatdown:Picton Ave Assault

Baby Bonus Beatdown:Picton Ave Assault

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Overnight, a violent incident unfolded on the notorious Picton Avenue which has ties to the child tax benefit payment that went out. A resident in the area tells us that they were alarmed when they heard a woman screaming and shouting outside. The resident tells us that they went to the...

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Snowfall Warning Hits TBay & Region

Snowfall Warning Hits TBay & Region

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for areas from Rossport to Atikokan. Be advised, below are the details. Snowfall warning in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Cloud Bay – Dorion Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake Nipigon – Rossport Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park Snowfall with...

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UPDATED: VIDEO – FIRE: Hells Angels Clubhouse

UPDATED: VIDEO – FIRE: Hells Angels Clubhouse

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A late evening fire has raged into reality on Simpson Street this evening. UPDATES: A fire erupted and damaged both the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club as well as Rizzo’s Cabinets. Damage was also sustained to nearby businesses. Aerial ladders were setup at the front and back of the building. Fire crews...

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Lowe’s Thunder Bay Set to Close End of January

Lowe’s Thunder Bay Set to Close End of January

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Sources close to Lowe’s in Thunder Bay say that they have just got word about the locations future. Our source says that management informed staff today that the store is going to close by the end of January. Lack of profits is being rumoured to be the reason that store is...

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MISSING: Have you seen this missing woman?

MISSING: Have you seen this missing woman?

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating missing 31 year old Amanda Gosselin. Amanda Gosselin was last seen at approximately 5:30 pm on November 16, 2019 in the 100 block of Ontario Street. he is described by police as: Indigenous, 5’5″, 134 lbs, fair complexion, long brown...

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North 11 School Bus Cancelled

North 11 School Bus Cancelled

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay is reporting a driver shortage this morning. They say that the North 11 bus will be impacted this morning (November 18th). Two schools will be impacted: Ecole Gron Morgan PS Algonquin PS The service is working hard to make arrangements to have the high school portion...

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Thunder Centre Purse Snatching Leaves Victim Distressed

Thunder Centre Purse Snatching Leaves Victim Distressed

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Yesterday, an elderly woman fell victim to a ruthless theft that left her out of some personal items. A woman says that it happened in the parking lot near Michaels. The woman says that she heard a cry for help and rushed to assist the female victim of the purse snatching...

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Intoxicated and Violent at Momma’s House

Intoxicated and Violent at Momma’s House

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Hardworking officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a call of an unwanted and violent person in a home and was requested to remove them. Upon police arrival, they located 22-year-old Chelsey Achneepineskum in her mother’s home. Allegations are that officers attempted to talk the girl into leaving but...

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Arthur Street LCBO Heist Arrest Made

Arthur Street LCBO Heist Arrest Made

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On November 9th, 2019, a woman entered the LCBO located at 1095 Arthur Street and stole a bottle of alcohol. She left behind a backpack. Hardworking officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service started an investigation and after reviewing surveillance footage, they identified the suspect who stole the bottle via the...

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Assault with a Weapon: Woman Attacked with a Hammer

Assault with a Weapon: Woman Attacked with a Hammer

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On November 16th, 2019, hardworking officers were dispatched to an address on in Oliver-Paipoonge regarding a woman who was assaulted with a hammer. Allegations are that upon police arrival and an investigation, it was determined that the suspect was working on some renovations in a home while a woman was watching...

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Evacuee Charged After Woman Beaten at Hotel

Evacuee Charged After Woman Beaten at Hotel

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Yesterday, hardworking officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a call for service at the Victoria Inn regarding a woman that was beaten. Allegations are that the woman was punched several times in the face resulting in some cuts to her lip, a bleeding nose and scraps to her...

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H&H Automotive Holds Food Drive for Shelter House

H&H Automotive Holds Food Drive for Shelter House

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Good guy H&H Automotive along with Robin and Nita are reaching out to the public to assist in feeding vulnerable people in Thunder Bay. H&H Automotive, located at 720 Red River Road, is gathering donations of non-perishable food items and then getting them to the Shelter House to help out during...

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TRAFFIC: Deer/Moose Splattered Between Balsam & Red River Road

TRAFFIC: Deer/Moose Splattered Between Balsam & Red River Road

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Reports have hit our newsroom about an animal being hit on Highway 11/17 between Red River Road and Balsam Street. News tipster Kris Maksymiw reports that she believes a deer or moose was struck and that police are enroute to ensure public safety. We responded to the scene and could see parts...

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Man Assaulted by Woman with Frying Pan, Knife.

Man Assaulted by Woman with Frying Pan, Knife.

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On November 15th, 2019, hardworking officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a call for service regarding a man who had been assaulted with a knife and a frying pan. Police began their investigation and as a result a 30-year-old Cassondra Rose Belmore was arrested and charged with: Assault with...

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TRAP HOUSE BUST: Cocaine, Fentanyl, Cash and More

TRAP HOUSE BUST: Cocaine, Fentanyl, Cash and More

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Hardworking officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service along with partner agencies slammed down yet another trap house in Thunder Bay. 8 people have been arrested including suspected southern Ontario gang members. A significant amount of cocaine and fentanyl was seized along with some cash. The bust happened on November 15th, 2019....

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LOCATED: Have you seen this boy?

LOCATED: Have you seen this boy?

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – UPDATE: The boy has been located. EARLIER: The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating missing 13-year old *** ******. **** ****** was last seen on the evening of November 14, 2019 wearing: black winter jacket with a fur-trimmed hood. black baseball cap with a gold “Jordan”...