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Home Avenue Incident - UPDATE

Date Published: 2018-04-04

A search warrant was executed at the Home Avenue residence at approximately 2:45 a.m. on April 2, 2018 by officers with the Thunder Bay Police Services Intelligence Unit.

Officers seized a restricted handgun and ammunition located in the residence.

Officers also seized a white powdered substance that will be forwarded to Health Canada for examination.

The residence has been released by police.

This investigation is ongoing. 

Firearms and Drugs Seized

Date Published: 2018-03-30

On the 29th of March, 2018 at approximately 11:15 am officers with the Guns and Gangs unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant at a multi-residential unit located on South Cumberland Street.

Sudden Death Investigation Update

Date Published: 2018-03-28

The Thunder Bay Police Service have released the scene of the sudden death investigation on North Cumberland Street.

The investigation is being handled by the Coroner's office.

Sudden Death Investigation

Date Published: 2018-03-26

The Thunder Bay Police Service is on scene conducting a sudden death investigation in the 400 block of North Cumberland Street.

Weapons Update

Date Published: 2018-03-23

A 21 year old male was arrested in relation to a March 21, 2018 weapons incident that occurred in the 400 block of George Street. He appeared before a Justice of the Peace by video this morning. 

Carlos Christofferson Jr. has been charged with aggravated assault and was remanded into custody.

Weapon call - UPDATED

Date Published: 2018-03-22

On March 22, 2018 just after 2:00 p.m., the accused in a weapons incident on March 21, 2018 in the 400 block of George Street was arrested by Thunder Bay Police Service Uniform Patrol Officers.

A 21 year old, who cannot be named until he appears before court has been charged with aggravated assault and will be held in custody pending a show-cause bail hearing tomorrow.

We thank the public for their assistance in this continuing investigation.

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Weapons call

April Gun Amnesty

Date Published: 2018-03-22

The Thunder Bay Police Service in collaboration with provincial law enforcement agencies is holding a Gun Amnesty during the month of April.

The Gun Amnesty is for any Ontario resident who wishes to voluntarily surrender unwanted or illegally-owned firearms, weapons, accessories or ammunition.

The Amnesty is a way to provide citizens with a safe way to surrender weapons and enhance public safety. During the Amnesty, Police will not recommend weapons-related Criminal Code charges that might otherwise apply to people who are turning in these items.

Weapons call

Date Published: 2018-03-22

On March 21, 2018 just prior to 4:00a.m. the Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a weapons call in the 400 block of George Street.

Search warrant results in arrests

Date Published: 2018-03-22

On the 21st of March 2018 at approximately 1 pm the Thunder Bay Police Drug Unit executed a Controlled Drug and Substances Act Search Warrant at a residence in the 100 Block of Bruce Street.

Officers seized approximately $15,000.00 in drugs which included cocaine, crack cocaine, fentanyl powder, fentanyl patches, hydromorphone pills and oxycodone pills along with $5,500.00 cash.

Facing a variety of charges are Daniel BLAIS 31 years and Earlene TAIT 38 years both of Thunder Bay.

Both have been remanded into custody.

Robbery Arrest

Date Published: 2018-03-22

On March 21, 2018, Myles Wabano, a 22-year-old from Fort Hope was arrested in the 400 block of Waterloo Street by the Thunder Bay Police Community Response Team.

He has been charged with Robbery with Wounding, Assault with a Weapon and Uttering Threats to Kill in relation to the incident that occurred on March 14, 2018 at 1:00 a.m. in the parking lot of Tim Horton's located in the 300 block of Memorial Ave.

Myles Wabano appeared in court Thursday and has been remanded into custody. 


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