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Police Incident Concludes

Date Published: 2018-03-01

UPDATE: Police Incident concludes

Charles CASMEY surrendered to police at 9:25 p.m. He exited a residence on the 500 block of McTavish Street as a result of a police operation involving the Thunder Bay Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police.
Residence who have been evacuated will be allowed back in their homes. More information will be released when available. 

Thunder Bay Police are currently on scene in the city's east end investigating a possible barricaded subject at a residence in the 500 block of
McTavish Street.

Aggravated Assault Arrest

Date Published: 2018-03-01

Officers were dispatched the area of Red River Road and Cumberland Street at approximately 12:30 a.m. last evening to assist a male who was bleeding.

Officers arrived to find three citizens tending to a male that had been assaulted and was in need of medical attention.

The 30 year old male was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center by ambulance.

Information gathered by individuals in the area lead the officers to find the suspect responsible for the assault at the Shoreline Hotel. He was arrested and escorted to the Balmoral Police Station.

Drive By Incidents Reported

Date Published: 2018-02-28

The TBPS is currently investigating two separate incidents of eggs being thrown from vehicles and striking pedestrians.

Impaired Arrest

Date Published: 2018-02-26

Shortly after 8:30 a.m. on February 25, 2018 a call was received a call about a vehicle with three occupants that had collided with a snow bank in the 500 block of McDonald Street.

When officers arrived they observed two males attempting to shovel out the vehicle.

The male driver provided a breath sample and was advised he was under arrest for being impaired.

The male became combative with officers and was eventually handcuffed and escorted to the Balmoral Police Station.

The 27 year old male has been charged with:

Snow Machine Rescue

Date Published: 2018-02-26

TBPS patrol officers were dispatched on Saturday, February 24 at 5:30 p.m. to assist with locating a female who called 911 to advise she had become disoriented while snowshoeing in the wooded area behind the Parkdale subdivision with her dog.

TBPS Communication operators contacted the provider of her cellular phone to request assistance to ping the location of her phone.

Mac's Robbery Arrest

Date Published: 2018-02-26

Patrol officers were dispatched to the Mac's Convenience Store located in the 300 block of May Street at approximately 10:15 a.m. on February 25, 2018 in response to a report of a robbery with a baton that had just occurred.

While driving to the store, an officer located a male matching the description of the suspect. The male was detained while other officers attended the store to speak to the complainant and view the video footage of the incident.

The suspect was arrested at 10:30 a.m. for the robbery.

Drug arrests

Date Published: 2018-02-22

On the 21st of February 2018 at approximately 12:20 pm officers with the Thunder Bay Intelligence Unit arrested a Omar Raashan DEWDNEY 31 years of Toronto and a Keima Ahliya DAVIS 20 years of Scarborough in the 800 Block of Fort William Road.

They were found to be in possession of 1.35 kilograms of cocaine and what is believed to be 9.3 grams of powdered Fentanyl.

The street value of these drugs is estimated to be approximately $135,000.

Both face a variety of drug trafficking charges, Mr. DEWDNEY also faces an additional charge of breach of probation.

Lynx Sighting in Thunder Bay

Date Published: 2018-02-21

The Thunder Bay Police Service has received a few calls in the past few days from concerned citizens about a Lynx that has been spotted in Marina Park and the adjacent neighbourhoods in the north side of the city. Police repsonded to one call for service in the Algoma Street area yesterday and the lynx was gone by the time officers arrived.

Police have been in touch with the MNR and they have advised that Lynx can be found in Thunder Bay District and although rarely seen, it is not uncommon for them to be present in the city of Thunder Bay.

Canada Immigration Arrest Fraud

Date Published: 2018-02-21

The Thunder Bay Police Service wants to reinforce with the public that caution should be taken with any type of incoming phone call that request personnel or banking information.

Thunder Bay Police Service continues Far North safety tour

Date Published: 2018-02-14

FORT SEVERN, Ont. – City police officers arrived Monday to Ontario’s most northern community to continue an initiative aimed at helping students who may continue their high school education in Thunder Bay stay safe while learning away from home.

Many remote communities in Ontario’s far North are not equipped to provide students with a full high school education. That leaves families grappling with a difficult decision – forgo having their child seek a Grade 12 diploma or send them to away to a city like Thunder Bay.


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