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Serious Assault at Limbrick

Date Published: 2017-10-01

A male is in hospital with serious injuries following an assault at the Limbrick housing complex this afternoon.

Water rescue by police officers

Date Published: 2017-10-01

On Sept. 30 at approximately 5:36 p.m., police responded to reports of a body floating in the river behind the Thunder Centre on Fort William Road.

Upon arrival Thunder Bay Police Service officers MOORE and LORENTZ observed a female approximately 25 feet from the shoreline who was unresponsive.

They also observed a second individual splashing in the water approx 10 feet from the shore.

The male made it back to shore and informed the officers that he was attempting to assist the female who was unresponsive.

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.


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