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Media release

Heron Street Incident concluded

Date Published: 2018-01-10

The Thunder Bay Police Service is advising the public that the incident on Heron Street has been resolved safely and the area has been opened. Residents who were asked to leave for their safety are now able to go home. 

A police presence at the scene will be ongoing as the investigation continues. However the public's safety in relation to this incident is no longer a concern.

Safety Warning

Date Published: 2018-01-10

The Thunder Bay Police Service is currently dealing with a dangerous situation in the first block of Heron Street.

Police are requesting that members of the public stay away from the block contained within the area of Ogden Street to Finlayson Street and Simpson Street to McKenzie Street.

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.


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