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Be Cautious With Images You Choose to Send

Date Published: 2017-12-19

The Thunder Bay Police Service would like to remind individuals that any time they send a nude image of themselves that there is the potential for it to be uploaded to file sharing and/or social media sites without their consent.

In November, the TBPS received four reports from complainants that had become aware of intimate images of themselves on various sites. Each of the complainants had previously sent images to another person.

Investigations by the Cyber Crime Unit has determined that the origin of these sites appear to be from out of country.

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.

Barricaded Male Apprehended

Date Published: 2017-12-15

An incident in an apartment building in the 200 block of Rowand Street ended with the arrest of a Thunder Bay man last night.

TBPS Uniform Patrol officers were called to the building at approximately 9:30 p.m. last night with regards to a resident who had allegedly committed an assault and discharged a fire extinguisher in common area hallways.

When officers arrived, the accused would not come out of his apartment for police. He was believed to be at risk to himself and others.

Possible Meteor Landing

Date Published: 2017-12-14

On Wednesday December 13, 2017 at approximately 11:00 p.m. patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Highway 61 and Mount Forest Boulevard to investigate a report of a loud explosion that shook the houses in the vicinity.

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.

Public Assistance Requested

Date Published: 2017-12-08

The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting the assistance of the public with information about the sudden death of Dylan Moonias on or about September 21, 2017. Dylan's body was located in the Neebing/ MacIntyre Floodway on September 23, 2017 in the Intercity area.

Bystanders Assist in Apprehension of Robbery Suspect

Date Published: 2017-12-08

On December 7, 2017 at 12:50 p.m. officers attended to the corner of Algoma Street and Ambrose Street with regards to a robbery that occurred in Maltese Grocery.

As a 73 year old male was paying for his purchase when a 26 year old male grabbed for his wallet. A struggle ensued and bystanders came to assist to subdue the suspect. The suspect was released and he ran southbound on Algoma Street.

Southcore B&E to Businesses

Date Published: 2017-12-06

The Thunder Bay Police Service is investigating two reported cases of break and enters to businesses, one in which a suspect or suspects attempted to steal a safe.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to the first reported break and enter (P17073998) at the second floor of an office on South Syndicate Avenue shortly after 8 a.m. on December 3.

Reminder regarding Traffic Lights

Date Published: 2017-12-05

Just a reminder regarding what to do when approaching a Traffic Light that isn't working or flashing.

If the light isn't operating, Every Driver approaching an intersection shall yield the right of way to any vehicle that has entered it from an intersecting highway - Section 135(2) Highway Traffic Act.


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