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Assault With A Weapon Arrest

Date Published: 2018-05-25

Officers responded to a weapons call at the Ramanda - Landmark Inn on Dawson Road at approximately 10:30 p.m. on May 24, 2108 after a 911 call was place by hotel staff.

The 40 year old male employee refused entrance to a 25 year old male who entered the lobby as he was not a resident at the hotel. The male returned a second time and again was refused entry.

This time the male pulled out a knife and pointed it at the employee in a threatening manner and made his way into the hotel. Police were called and arrived within minutes.

Robbery, Assault & Threats - ARREST

Date Published: 2018-05-24

At approximately 3:00 p.m., May 23, 2018 members of the Thunder Bay Police Services Criminal Investigations Branch along with the assistance of the Community Response Team arrested 20 year old Liam Hardy of Thunder Bay in relation to the robbery that occurred on Wednesday morning at the Mac's Convenience Store located on Red River Road.

Hardy has been charged with the following offences:

· Attempted Murder
· Robbery
· Kidnapping
· Forcible Confinement
· Uttering Threats

Altercation Leads to Arrest

Date Published: 2018-05-22

A 28 year old male was taken into police custody on May 21, 2018 at approximately 12:30 a.m. after receiving several calls for a disturbance outside the Royalton Hotel on Bay Street.

When officers arrived it was discovered that the 28 year old male was asked to leave the bar, he refused to leave and was escorted out after striking an employee.

Once outside he continued to be combative until police arrived.

The male was arrested under the Liquor Licence Act for Being Intoxicated in a Public Place and escorted to the Balmoral Police Station.

Unwanted Male

Date Published: 2018-05-22

Officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 200 block of Ambrose Street just before 7:00 a.m. on May 19, 2018 to assist with an unwanted male.

Once officers were on scene they encountered a 48 year old male in a room who was acting oddly and refusing to leave when directed to by the resident.

Officers attempted to intervene and have the male exit the room but the male became combative with officers.

Officer Assaulted

Date Published: 2018-05-22

Officers attended a residence on Limbrick Street at 6:00 p.m. on May 19, 2018 and located a 30 year old male wanted on outstanding warrants.

Once the male was outside he became uncooperative with officers.

While attempting to secure him in the police vehicle, the male was resistant and combative.

Rick Sakakeesic, 30 years old, was charged with Assaulting a Peace Officer.

He appeared in court and was remanded into custody.


Robbery & Assault Charges Laid

Date Published: 2018-05-22

Officers were dispatched to the LCBO on Cumberland Street just after 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018 to assist security with and arrest.

A 45 year old male and 47 year old female were advised by security staff they were under arrest for theft as they attempted to leave the store without paying for items.

The male resisted arrest and struggled while they attempted to take him into custody, officers arrived to assist. The 38 year old security guard was taken to the hospital by ambulance for injuries sustained in the incident.

Weapons Arrest

Date Published: 2018-05-15

Officers responded to a weapons call in the Intercity area just before 3:00 p.m. on May 14, 2018.

A 29 year old male call 911 to report that he had a gun pointed at him after an incident with a 24 year old male on the May Street Bridge just south of Isabel Street. The victim reported that he confronted the 24 year old who was asking people for money when the gun was pointed at him. 

The suspect then walked toward the Silvercity Movie Theater.

Elderly Male Assault - ARREST

Date Published: 2018-05-04

The TBPS have identified and spoken to the two male subjects in the video released yesterday afternoon.

Scotlund Crompton, 19 years old of Thunder Bay was arrested at 11:00 p.m. on Phyllis Street by officers with the TBPS Community Response Team on outstanding warrants for Assault with a Weapon, Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Threats, Theft under $5000 and Breach related charges.

Robbery Arrest

Date Published: 2018-04-17

Patrol officers were dispatched to the Mac's Convenience Store located on Red River Road just before 1:00 a.m. on April 17, 2018 to investigate a robbery that had just occurred.

The 25 year old male employee reported that a male entered the store with his face covered and held a knife while demanding money.

The male took the charity box filled with coins from the counter and left the scene heading towards Picton Avenue.

An officer located a male on Picton Avenue.

The suspect was arrested after a large quantity of change was located on him.

Early Morning Assault Sends Two To Hospital

Date Published: 2018-04-17

Emergency services attended an apartment in the 200 block of Grenville Avenue around 4:00 a.m. on April 17, 2018 on a report of an assault that had occurred.

A 22 year old female and a 23 year old male who are known to each other were involved in an altercation.

Both individuals were taken to hospital. The 22 year old female has been released from the hospital.

The 23 year old male remains in hospital and has been charged with Break and Enter, Assault with a Weapon, Mischief Under $5000 and Breach of an Undertaking.


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