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Friendship Agreement a positive step forward: Chief

Date Published: 2017-09-29

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, Ont. -- A newly signed friendship agreement is a big step toward a safer community for youth leaving their remote communities to continue education in Thunder Bay, says the Chief of North Caribou Lake First Nation.

Man in stable condition following water rescue

Date Published: 2017-09-28

The 20 year old male who was rescued from the Neebing/McIntyre Floodway remains in hospital in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

Investigators spoke to the male this morning regarding last night's incident. They have been able to establish that alcohol was a factor in this incident. Witnesses have indicated that the male appeared to be alone at the time of the incident.

Youth Arrested With Assault Police

Date Published: 2017-09-28

A Thunder Bay Police Officer received minor injuries while attempting to arrest a 15 year old male last evening shortly after 8:00 p.m.

River Rescue

Date Published: 2017-09-27

Emergency services coordinated efforts to rescue a male from the Neebing/McIntyre Floodway this evening.

Floodway Death Investigation - Update No. 3

Date Published: 2017-09-26

The male found deceased in the Neebing /McIntyre Floodway on September 23, 2017 has been identified as 21 year old Dylan Joe Francis Moonias of Thunder Bay.

Police are looking to speak to anyone who may have seen Dylan between the evening of Thursday, September 21 and the morning of Saturday, September 23, 2017.

This investigation is ongoing.

Floodway Death Investigation - Update 2

Date Published: 2017-09-25

The post mortem has been completed in Toronto on the body of the 21 year old male was found in the Neebing /McIntyre Floodway. The results are pending further testing by the Regional Coroner's Office.

The family is requesting privacy at this time. They have requested the name of the deceased not be released.

Police have released the scene where his body was recovered on the south shore of the floodway just east of Fort William Road.

The Criminal Investigation Branch are continuing to interview persons, the investigation is ongoing.


R.I.D.E. Program Results

Date Published: 2017-09-25

The TBPS conducted a four hour R.I.D.E. Program on Friday, September 22, 2017. During this time frame approximately 250 vehicles were stopped and checked.

Officers arrested three drivers for driving with over 80mg of alcohol in their blood as well as issued a three day suspension and charged one suspended driver. 

Update Floodway Death Investigation

Date Published: 2017-09-25

A post mortem will be conducted today in Toronto on the body of the on the 21 year old male that was located in the Neebing / McIntyre Floodway over the weekend.

A 911 call was received at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 when his body was located by a kayaker in the river.

Emergency services arrived shortly afterwards and the scene was secured pending the investigation. Police remain on scene and continue to work with the Regional Coroner's Office awaiting the results of the post mortem.

Gun, crack cocaine seized by police

Date Published: 2017-09-21

Following complaints about suspected drug activity at a residence in the 100 block of North Marks Street, officers with the Thunder Bay Police Intelligence Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on the 20th of September 2017 at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Officers located a loaded, easily accessible and unsafely stored semi-automatic .22-caliber rifle, which had been illegally modified for concealment. Officers also located a small amount of crack cocaine.

Matthew LOUBIER, 25 years old, of Thunder Bay faces various firearms charges and a breach of probation charge.

Serious Collision - Update

Date Published: 2017-09-21

The 54 year old male driver that was sent to hospital in serious condition following a single motor vehicle collision shortly after 3:00 a.m. on September 13, 2017 has died as a result of his injuries.

His name is not being released at the request of his family.

The man was driving a late model Dodge Ram pickup truck north bound on Balmoral Street near Beverly Street when his vehicle left the road and rolled over following a collision with a hydro pole.

Police, Fire and EMS responded to scene.


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