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Police Week Community Conversations LIVE on Facebook

Date Published: 2018-05-09

Ontario Police Week kicks off Sunday, May 13 and runs until Saturday May 19 and features the theme “Celebrating Policing and Community Partnerships.”

During this week the Thunder Bay Police Service will broadcast live via Facebook daily. Every day a new officer will talk about their role within the service and how these community partnerships assist them.

Many of the participating officers will also be joined by representatives of those partnering organization.

Found Human Remains

Date Published: 2018-05-08

The Thunder Bay Police Service was contacted by a citizen at 11:45 a.m. on May 8, 2018 regarding human remains located on the property of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

The area has been contained and officers remain on scene pending further investigation.

No other further information is available at this time.


Motor Vehicle Collision

Date Published: 2018-05-08

A motor vehicle collison occurred at 11:24 this morning at the corner of Dufferin Street and Secord Street.

The vehicle travelling east bound on Dufferin Street rolled onto is roof as a result of the collision, the driver remained in the vehicle until emergency services arrived.

The male driver was removed from the vehicle and walked to the Ambulance. He was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital and was medically cleared, uninjuried.

The driver of the other vehicle travelling north bound on Secord Street was uninjured.


Date Published: 2018-05-08

The TBPS are releasing video of a male responsible for a robbery just before 2:00 a.m. on May 8, 2018 at the Mac's Convenience store located on Red River Road.

The suspect entered the store with his face covered and threatened to stab the male while demanding money. The suspect fled on foot with a small amount of cash and cigarettes.

The suspect is described as a tall, thin male wearing a black hoodie and high visibility safety vest.

Spring Bear Incidents

Date Published: 2018-05-04

The Thunder Bay Police Service has received a handful of bear calls in the month of April. These situations where resolved quickly with the bears returning to the surrounding bush.

Citizens are to call 911 should an encounter with a bear become a safety concern. Officer will be dispatched to assess the situation and determine the best steps required for public safety. Non-emergency encounters or sightings are to be reported to the MNR Bear Wise program at 1-866-514-2327 .


Date Published: 2018-05-03

The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing video image to help identify a male involved in a robbery early this morning at the Mac's Convenience Store located on Arthur Street.

The suspect entered the store around 5:30 a.m. on May 3, 2018 and attempted to use a debit card. When the PIN number failed, he pulled out a syringe and demanded money from the male clerk. The suspect left the store was a small amount of cash. The employee was not injured.

Breaking Barriers

Date Published: 2018-05-02

The Thunder Bay Police Service has launched a new page on our website which is designed to inform the public on the progress to reduce systemic barriers.

We recognize that systemic barriers exist between Indigenous people and the justice system which includes police. The work that goes into eliminating these barriers is an ongoing process. We have been strengthening our existing relationships within the community and listening to the concerns which have been raised.

Gun Amnesty

Date Published: 2018-05-01

The Thunder Bay Police Service collected a total of 78 guns in the month of April.

This total includes ten restricted or prohibited handguns along with a significant amount of ammunition. 

The provincial gun amnesty has concluded for 2018.


Date Published: 2018-05-01

Thunder Bay Police are releasing video images of a suspect in a robbery at the Mac's Convenience Store located on Red River Road.

The suspect entered the store with his face covered and demanded money from the male employee. The suspect left the area on foot with the cash. The clerk was not injured.

The male suspect is described as being 6'4" tall with a thin build. He was wearing a grey Toronto hoodie with grey pants and brown shoes.

Missing Person: Dancine RAE

Date Published: 2018-05-01

The TBPS is asking for the public's assistance in locating a Thunder Bay woman.

25-year-old Dancine Louise RAE was last seen in the area of Oliver Road and Golf Links Road on the evening of April 29, 2018. She is known to frequent the Intercity area.

Dancine is described as:

· 25 years of age
· Indigenous female
· 5'8" - medium build - approximately 210 lbs
· Black medium length hair - ponytail
· Brown eyes

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Dancine RAE should contact the Thunder Bay Police Service at 684-1200.


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