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Heron Street Incident Update No. 2

Date Published: 2018-01-11

On January 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. a 911 call was received reporting the sound of gunshots and a male outside with a gun. TBPS officers were quickly on the scene to secure the perimeter and contain a house located in the 100 block of Heron Street.

The Command post was set up and efforts began to communicate with individuals believed to be in the residence. At 9:07 p.m. a male and female exited the house, surrendered to police, arrested and transported to the Balmoral Police station.

Suspect Arrested For Three Separate Incidents

Date Published: 2018-01-06

The TBPS Community Response Team arrested a male identified as being responsible for three separate incidents in December 2017.

Drug Arrest

Date Published: 2018-01-01

On January 1st, 2018 at approximately 3:40 am an Officer detailed to the Thunder Bay Police Service Festive RIDE program observed a vehicle travellin

Drug Warrants Executed Resulting in Multiple Arrests and Seizures

Date Published: 2017-12-18

Thunder Bay Police Intelligence Unit was very active last week executing multiple drug warrants that lead to the arrest of three males and seizure of money and drug.


An investigation began in September 2017 by the Intelligence Unit about individuals responsible for the distribution of cocaine at the Royalton Hotel on Bay Street. As a result of this investigation a search warrant was conducted in November 2017 on a storage locker at a self-storage business in town. Inside the unit, investigators located prescription pills, marijuana and crack cocaine and cash.

Robbery Arrest

Date Published: 2017-12-11

On December 10, 2017 at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to a Cameron Street apartment where three males had just forced their way in at knife point.

The 27 and 34 year old male victims were directed into the bathroom and threatened. Once the males left they discovered a number of items taken including a television, a cellphone, a wireless phone and a wallet.

Male Arrested for Two Morning Robberies

Date Published: 2017-12-11

On Sunday December 10, 2017 at 7:34 a.m. the Thunder Bay Police received a 911 call from an employee at the ESSO Gas Station at 645 Arthur Street West, reporting a robbery had just occurred.

Officers arrived at the business and spoke to the employees who advised a male came up to the counter and pulled a knife out of his jacket and told the employee to empty the till. The accused then left the store, returned to the white SUV and drove out of the parking lot westbound on Arthur Street.

Search Warrant Results in Multiple Arrests and Seizure of Drugs and Cash

Date Published: 2017-12-04

On November 30, 2017 at approximately 8:30 p.m., two CDSA search warrants were executed simultaneously on two apartments in a multi dwelling building on the 100 block of Court Street South by the TBPS Intelligence Unit and Emergency Task Unit.

Assault Arrest

Date Published: 2017-11-23

Just after 12:30 p.m. a TBPS officer arrives at the Thunder Center to assist with a male who was causing issues outside of the Dollarama on Main Street and was being followed by group of 5 to 6 people.

The officer became concerned for the welfare of this male as he was running into traffic on a private roadway.

When approached by the officer the male became combative and as a result was arrested for Assault Peace Officer.

Other police units arrived on scene to assist with the arrest and escorted the male to the Balmoral Police Station.

Two Officers Injured During Arrest

Date Published: 2017-11-15

On November 14, 2017, patrol officers were dispatched to the Real Canadian Superstore just before 11:00 p.m., for a male being assaultive with staff and after being asked to leave the business.

A few minutes' later officers found the male matching the description at the Wendy's Restaurant parking lot and approached him to caution him about his earlier actions.

The male became aggressive and assaultive toward the officers.

He was eventually taken into custody with the assistance of other officers.

Police pursuit ends in arrest, multiple charges

Date Published: 2017-11-10

Thunder Bay Police Service officers arrested and charged a Thunder Bay man with various offences after he led police on an early morning pursuit.

On November 10, 2017 at 2:16 a.m. uniformed officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a white pickup truck travelling eastbound on Gore Street. The driver ignored the officer's attempt and a pursuit followed.

The driver collided with a fence, street sign and police cruiser before stopping the vehicle on Brock Street and fleeing on foot.


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