Message from Chief Darcy Fleury - July 2024

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The Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) serves Thunder Bay and Oliver Paipoonge, with a recorded population of around 117,000. Various reports suggest the ‘true’ population is closer to 150,000. This impacts the types and numbers of crimes driving calls for service. A close comparator is Kingston, Ontario, with a population of just over 130,000…

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UPDATE: Investigation of collision involving motorcycle results in charges

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Location: Thunder Bay

A driver involved in a serious two-vehicle collision that occurred earlier this month faces Highway Traffic Act charges.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Primary Response branch had been dispatched to the area of Arthur…

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Robbery suspect arrested

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Location: Thunder Bay

Police have arrested a suspect after a business was robbed at knife-point earlier this year.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers had been dispatched to a business on the 3100 block of Arthur Street West in Oliver Paipoonge just before midnight on April 22 after receiving reports of a robbery.

A male suspect had entered the business…

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The Shift - July 17

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The Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) is pleased to share features and information about the people, programs and services that keep our community safe.


July 17, 2024

Bike Patrols

During the summer months, Officers with the Community Oriented Response and Engagement (CORE) Unit can be found…

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Widnall Pool investigation ongoing

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Location: Thunder Bay

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of an incident that occurred at an outdoor swimming pool over the weekend.

Emergency services personnel, including Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Primary Response branch, responded to the Art Widnall Pool on Minnesota Street just after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 13,…

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Investigation leads to charges relating to elder abuse

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Location: Thunder Bay

A six-month investigation has led to a 50-year-old local resident facing charges relating to elder abuse.

A Thunder Bay Police Service Crimes Against Seniors investigator received information in January that an elderly woman was believed to being subjected to ongoing abuse.

The investigation led to a suspect being identified and…

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Police arrest stabbing suspect

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Location: Thunder Bay

One person was arrested after an overnight stabbing incident.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Primary Response Branch were dispatched to the 200 block of Amelia Street just after 2 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, after receiving reports of an assault.

Responding officers located a security guard with injuries consistent with…

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Collision involving motorcycle results in serious injuries

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Location: Thunder Bay

A collision between a motorcycle and passenger vehicle resulted in two people being taken to hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Primary Response Branch were dispatched to the area of Arthur Street and Mountdale Avenue just after 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, after receiving reports of…

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One arrested after police respond to report of gunshot

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Location: Thunder Bay

Police are continuing to investigate an early morning weapons incident.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Primary Response Branch were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Simpson Street just after 5 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, after receiving reports of a possible gunshot.

A suspect was located within the…

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Collision results in impaired, dangerous driving charges

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Location: Thunder Bay

A 37-year-old man faces multiple charges after colliding with several parked vehicles.

Emergency services were dispatched to the area of Water Street and John Street just after 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26 after receiving reports of a multi-vehicle collision.

A pickup truck had nearly collided with an oncoming vehicle and left…

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