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Media release

ATM Theft

Date Published: 2018-04-18

At 6 a.m. the TBPS responded to a report of a break and enter at the Life Labs located on Oliver Road.

An employee arrived to find a glass door broken and the ATM machine had been stolen.

A review of the security video shows that two males entered the building at approximately 5:30 a.m. and loaded the machine into an older model dark four door car.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The investigation is ongoing.


Robbery Arrest

Date Published: 2018-04-17

Patrol officers were dispatched to the Mac's Convenience Store located on Red River Road just before 1:00 a.m. on April 17, 2018 to investigate a robbery that had just occurred.

The 25 year old male employee reported that a male entered the store with his face covered and held a knife while demanding money.

The male took the charity box filled with coins from the counter and left the scene heading towards Picton Avenue.

An officer located a male on Picton Avenue.

The suspect was arrested after a large quantity of change was located on him.

Early Morning Assault Sends Two To Hospital

Date Published: 2018-04-17

Emergency services attended an apartment in the 200 block of Grenville Avenue around 4:00 a.m. on April 17, 2018 on a report of an assault that had occurred.

A 22 year old female and a 23 year old male who are known to each other were involved in an altercation.

Both individuals were taken to hospital. The 22 year old female has been released from the hospital.

The 23 year old male remains in hospital and has been charged with Break and Enter, Assault with a Weapon, Mischief Under $5000 and Breach of an Undertaking.

Weapons Incident Arrest

Date Published: 2018-04-16

Officers were dispatched to the Wal-Mart located on Dawson Road just after 5:00 p.m. on April 13, 2018 to assist store security who were attempting to arrest a female for a theft.

When officers arrived they located the two security officers struggling with a female who was on the ground outside the store.

Once the female was detained by officers it was reported that when the suspect was confronted about the theft she stated she had a knife and threatened to stab the security officer.

A search of the female revealed a number of knives in her possession.

Hotel Robbery Update

Date Published: 2018-04-11

Here is the video link for the Econo Lodge Robbery that occurred early this morning: https://youtu.be/pO8LobCdBGc

Review of the video shows a white hood not a white balaclava as stated in the original media release.


Date Published: 2018-04-11

Patrol officers attended the Econo Lodge located on Memorial Avenue early this morning to take a report of a robbery that had just occurred.

The female employee reported that a male entered the lobby of the business with his face covered and demanded money from the till while holding an unknown object in his hand. The male left on foot after taking the money.

The suspect is described as a male in his early 20's with a fair complexion. He is approximately 5'6" tall. He was wearing a black jacket and a white balaclava.


Date Published: 2018-04-09

Officers attend the Mac's Convenience Store located on Waterloo Street to take a report of a robbery that had occurred just before 4:00 a.m. on April 9, 2018.

The 25 year old male employee reported that a female entered the store with a mask and demanded cigarettes and cash. The employee complied with her demands and the female left the area on foot heading southbound on Waterloo Street towards Kingsway Ave.

An Early Morning Break In Leads to Aggravated Assault Charges

Date Published: 2018-04-09

Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of County Boulevard just before 5:30 a.m. on April 7, 2018 for a disturbance.

The responding officers arrived to find a 57 year old male injured inside his home. Officers located two other males hiding in the residence. The male victim was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Center for medical attention. He reported to officers that two unknown males entered his residence and assaulted him.

Adam Joseph Goodwin, 31 years old has been charged with Aggravated Assault and Break & Enter.

Release of Scene Near Lakehead University

Date Published: 2018-04-09

The Thunder Bay Police Service has released the scene where a deceased person was found near Lakehead University on April 3, 2018.

The investigation is now being handled by the Coroner's Office.

Out of respect for the privacy of the family of the deceased, no futher information will be released by the Thunder Bay Police Service.

Arson Investigation update

Date Published: 2018-04-04

Investigators are releasing video surveillance of a suspect believed to be connected to an arson investigation.

Video link: https://youtu.be/HZxtlUZudNU

The original media attached to this incident is included below.


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