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Police board approves 2018 proposed budget

Date Published: 2018-01-09

THUNDER BAY, Ont. --- The city’s police board has approved the service’s 2018 proposed budget, which will now head to city hall for further consideration.  

Thunder Bay Police Service A/ Chief Sylvie Hauth on Tuesday presented the proposed $40.7-million 2018 operational budget to the Thunder Bay Police Service Board, which is a one per cent increase over 2017. The proposal also featured a capital budget of $907,200, a $124,800 reduction from 2017.

Wanted Wednesday leads to 244 executed warrants in 2017

Date Published: 2018-01-08

Nearly 60 per cent of the people identified through the Thunder Bay Police Service's Wanted Wednesday program in 2017 were arrested or turned in as a result of being part of the weekly public awareness initiative.

Wanted Wednesday in 2017 featured 175 people wanted on one or more outstanding bench and/ or committal warrants by the Thunder Bay Police Service. Of those 175 people, 103 were either arrested or turned in. That represents a 59 per cent success rate. The program's first year saw a total of 244 warrants executed.

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.

Temporary Road Closure

Date Published: 2018-01-06

Thunder Bay Police Service is advising motorists of a road closure as a result of a non-injury single motor vehicle collision on Wardrope Avenue.

Wardrope Avenue will be closed from Superiorview Drive to Belton Road for approximately 8 hours to facilitate repair work by Thunder Bay Hydro.

Canada Revenue Agency Phone Scams

Date Published: 2018-01-05

The Thunder Bay Police are once again getting a high number of calls from the public to report concerns about receiving calls from Revenue Canada about unpaid taxes that must be paid immediately or a warrant will be issue for arrest.

December 2017 Robbery

Date Published: 2018-01-03

Patrol officers were dispatched to the Mac's Convenience Store located on Oliver Road at approximately 11:30 p.m. on December 28, 2017 in response to t a robbery that had just occurred.

Robbery suspect to ID

Date Published: 2018-01-03

On December 30th, officers attended the Mac's Convenience Store located on Cumberland Street just before 2:00 a.m. on a report of a robbery that had just occurred.

Armed robbery of convenience store

Date Published: 2018-01-03

Police were called to the Mac's Convenience Store located on Cumberland Street just before 10:30 p.m. on December 31, 2017.

A male entered the store with a knife and demanded money from the 24 year old male employee.

Festive RIDE 2017 comes to an end

Date Published: 2018-01-02

With the end to 2017 comes the conclusion of the Festive Ride Program.

The success of a program such as Festive Ride is a double edge sword. The Thunder Bay Police Service had it most successful R.I.D.E (Reduce Impaired Driver Everywhere) season in recent history.

That is a great accomplishment and speaks well of the officers involved and their diligence towards reducing the number of impaired drivers on the roads of Thunder Bay.

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


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