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Arson Investigation

Date Published: 2018-03-19

Police were called on March 18, 2018 to assist with a male that was acting irrationally at a Banning Street residence. Within minutes, the call was upgraded to a fire rescue incident.

On arrival Officers observed the house to be fully engulfed and assisted in evacuating and accounting for the tenants of the building as well as evacuating the neighbouring houses. 

The 28 year old male suspect was located a short time later on Bay Street.

North-Side Stabbing

Date Published: 2018-03-19

Patrol officers responded to a 911 call at 1:30 a.m. on March 19, 2018 reporting that a male had just been stabbed outside the Royalton Hotel located at the corner of Court Street and Bay Street.

The 51 year-old male victim was transported by EMS and is being treated at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

A 42 year-old male was arrested and has been charged with Aggravated Assault.

The investigation is ongoing.

Missing Person Located

Date Published: 2018-03-18

Missing Person Whitney Tyerman - Located

Whitney Tyerman has been cancelled as a missing person.

Please remove his image from you social media platforms. Thank You.

Memorial Ave Robbery

Date Published: 2018-03-15

On March 14, 201 8 at 1:00 a.m. officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Tim Horton's located in the 300 block of Memorial Ave for a weapons call for service.

North-Side Robbery

Date Published: 2018-03-15

Patrol officers were dispatched to the north core of the city at approximately 1:30 a.m.March 15, 2018 to speak to a victim of a robbery that had just occurred.

Assault with a Weapon

Date Published: 2018-03-13

Patrol officers were dispatched to the Wal-Mart located on West Arthur Street just before 8:40 p.m. on March 12, 2018 to assist a loss prevention officer who had just been assaulted with a weapon.

The 20 year old male victim advised police he had a female in custody for theft when she pulled a knife out of her purse and swung it at him and running out of the store. The employee was not injured in this interaction.

Powder Fentanyl Seized

Date Published: 2018-03-09

The TBPS Intelligence Unit executed a warrant on March 8, 2018 at north side residence and arrested two individuals who reside in the home for drug related charges.

The residence located in the 100 block of North Windemere Avenue was entered by officers at 4:30 p.m.

The occupants were arrested without incident and a search of the residence was conducted. Since a risk of exposure existed, biohazard gear was worn during the search given the belief that powdered Fentanyl was present. Fentanyl can be a highly dangerous drug when handled, especially in illicit circumstances.

Missing Person Steven Graham

Date Published: 2018-03-08

Thunder Bay Police are looking to check the welfare of Steven Graham , 51 years old.Described as a white male 5'10" 170 pounds, hazel eyes.

He was last seen at St Josephs Care Group, 28 Feb 2018.

There were some concerns for his health expressed by St Josephs care Group.

Thunder Bay Police - Snowmobile Enforcement

Date Published: 2018-03-05

On Saturday March 3rd, 2018 members of the Thunder Bay Police Traffic Unit were on the Snowmoibile Trails along Highway 61 and Highway 130.

During this enforcement project one rider was cautioned about carrying all there required documents. Also a 12 year old was stopped resulting in his father being called.

The father was spoken to regarding the size of the machine his child was riding being too large for the child (an 800cc machine) and the child being unlicenced.

Numerous other snowmobilers were stopped as well as some hikers using the packed trails.

OIPRD Report: Complaint re the Stacy DeBungee Death Investigation

Date Published: 2018-03-05

March 5, 2018 - Thunder Bay, ON

The following written statement is provided on behalf of the TBPS by Inspector Don Lewis, from the Professional Standards Branch.

OIPRD Report: Complaint re the Stacy DeBungee Death Investigation


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