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Child pornography charges laid  - Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Child pornography charges laid 

Justin Myles ANSELMO   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - July 31,  2019   (LSN) Thunder Bay Police Service Cyber Crime Unit officers have made an arrested connected to an ongoing investigation linked to the making available and possession of child pornography.

Justin Myles ANSELMO, 27, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Making Available Child Pornography, Possession of Child Pornography and Accessing Child Pornography.

 

Crime Stats July 22nd to 28th - Monday, July 29, 2019

Crime Reports Sudbury Thunder Bay 
Police Services 

Crime Stats July 22nd to th Sudbury Thunder Bay Police Services   Lake Superior News
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July 29 2019

 

Crime Reports Sudbury Thunder Bay Police Services - Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Crime Reports Sudbury Thunder Bay
Police Services
 

Crime Stats July 1st to 7th Sudbury Thunder Bay Police Services   Lake Superior News
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arson suspect - Thursday, July 11, 2019

Police seek assistance in locating arson suspect

 Steffin SAM VARGHESE Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - July 11,  2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect connected to two recent arson investigations.

Officers were dispatched to a house fire in the 500 block of Hartland Street just before 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 29. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue firefighters were on scene and working to extinguish the blaze when police arrived.

 

Crime Reports July 1st to 7th - Monday, July 8, 2019

Crime Reports Sudbury Thunder Bay
Police Services
 

Crime Stats July 1st to 7th Sudbury Thunder Bay Police Services   Lake Superior News
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GILBERT LABINE’S LAWSUIT DISMISSED. - Friday, June 28, 2019

GILBERT LABINE’S LAWSUIT AGAINST CITIZEN JOURNALISTS DISMISSED.

GILBERT LABINE’S LAWSUIT AGAINST CITIZEN JOURNALISTS DISMISSED.  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  June 28,, 2019   (LSN)  In a decision delivered this morning, Friday June 28, 2019 via

e-mail by Superior Court Justice Fred Myers, the defamation lawsuit initiated by Gilbert Labine and his lawyer Douglas Judson was dismissed by the court on a procedural error. NO COSTS OR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AWARDED

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Crime Reports June 17 to 23rd - Monday, June 24, 2019

Crime Reports Sudbury Thunder Bay
Police Services
 

Crime Stats June 17 to 23rd Sudbury Thunder Bay Police Services   Lake Superior News
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Project Disruption Pearl Street - Thursday, June 13, 2019

Project Disruption 200 block of Pearl Street
 arrest 10, seize cash and drugs

Project Disruption  Cumming Street  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - June 13,  2019   (LSN) Investigators with the Project Disruption joint task force arrested 10 and seized cash and drugs following the search of several apartment units in a building in the 200 block of Pearl Street just before 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12.

Through the course of an investigation, police learned the units were being used by suspected Toronto-area gang members for drug trafficking and being aided by local residents.

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TBPS release DNA-predicted image - Thursday, May 30, 2019

TBPS release DNA-predicted
image of person of interest  possible of Baby Doe’s mother

Baby Doe  Thunder Bay Police
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 30, 2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service today released a Snapshot DNA image of the mother of Baby Doe in hopes that it may help solve the 1994 case.

The body of the new born baby was found in a parking area dumpster and pronounced dead at the scene 

The Member of the Thunder Bay Police force with the help of the community arranged for a burial of the baby.

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high-risk arrest Tim's May street - Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Loaded gun seized following high-risk arrest in drive-thru Tim's May street 

thunder Bay Police  Lake superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 29,  2019   (LSN) Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to a laneway in the 100 block of Heron Street following multiple reports of a fight involving two males, one of whom who was believed to be in possession of a loaded handgun, just before 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday May 28.

The males had entered a black pick-up truck and fled the area before officers arrived, but the suspect were spotted by officers minutes later in the Tim Hortons drive-thru on 321 May Street North. At this point officers contained the area and conducted a high risk arrest.

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Two Males appear in Court - Saturday, May 25, 2019

Two Males appeared in Court for
2014 Chapples Homicide Of William Wapoose

Jonathan Edward Massicotte  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 25,  2019   (LSN) Two Males appeared in Court by  video from the Thunder Bay Police station, in connection with the first-degree murder of William Wapoose.

23 year old Jonathan Edward Massicotte  has been charged with first degree murder.

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Home Invasion - Friday, May 24, 2019

Home Invasion
93-year-old woman was home when a male gained forced entry

Home Invasion  93-year-old woman was home  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 23,  2019   (LSN) A 38-year-old Thunder Bay man is facing a number of charges following an investigation by the TBPS Criminal Investigations Branch regarding a break and enter to a north side residence.

A 93-year-old woman was home at the time when a male gained forced entry to her home just before 9:30 p.m. on May 5, 2019. 

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2014 Chapples Homicide - Friday, May 24, 2019

Arrests made in 2014 Chapples Homicide

Homicide William Wapoose   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 23,  2019   (LSN) On Friday May 24th, 2019 the Thunder Bay Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch arrested two males for the murder of William Wapoose.

William Darryl Wapoose, 32 years of Thunder Bay was located at approximately 7:30 a.m. on September 3rd, 2014 by a citizen walking on the bike path at the south end of Chapples Drive.

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COCAINE AND FENTANYL - Friday, May 17, 2019

OPP - ARRESTS FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND FENTANYL

OPP - ARRESTS FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND FENTANYL  Lake Superior News
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NIPIGON, ONTARIO -  May 17, 2019   (LSN)  - On Thursday May 16, 2019 approximately 02:30pm an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge Detachment conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for speeding on Highway 17 near Marathon, ON.  

While conducting the traffic stop the officer detected the odor of raw marihuana emanating from within the motor vehicle.

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2 Scarborough men Arrested - Friday, May 17, 2019

Project Disruption  Cumming Street
2 Scarborough men  Arrested

Project Disruption  Cumming Street  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 17,  2019   (LSN) Members of the joint task force, Project Disruption, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Cumming Street last night.  As a result, 2 Scarborough men are facing multiple charges.

TBPS Emergency Task Unit officers entered the residence just before 9:30 p.m.  Two males fled through a window as officers entered the apartment.  Both were pursued and arrested.   A subsequent search of the residence led to the seizure of crack cocaine and a substance suspected of being fentanyl along with cash and a replica firearm.

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COCAINE AND FENTANYL - Friday, May 17, 2019

OPP - ARRESTS FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND FENTANYL

OPP - ARRESTS FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND FENTANYL  Lake Superior News
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NIPIGON, ONTARIO -  May 17, 2019   (LSN)  - On Thursday May 16, 2019 approximately 02:30pm an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge Detachment conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for speeding on Highway 17 near Marathon, ON.  

While conducting the traffic stop the officer detected the odor of raw marihuana emanating from within the motor vehicle.

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Update Project Druption - Friday, May 10, 2019

Update Project Disruption  South Syndicate Southern Avenue
crack cocaine and powdered cocaine seized

Project Distrupt Thunder Bay Police, NAN, OPP Anishinabek Police Service  Lake Superior News.
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 10,  2019   (LSN) Investigators with the Project Disruption joint task force executed two search warrants that resulted in drug seizures and arrests on Wednesday, May 8.

Both warrants were products of an ongoing investigation into drug and gang activity in the city.

The first warrant focused on an address in the 300 block of South Syndicate Avenue. Officers entered the residence at about 5 p.m. on Wednesday and arrested nine individuals. Three were released without conditions, while the remaining six were taken into custody.

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Project Disruption - Friday, May 10, 2019

Project Disruption
Equivalent of 530,000 fatal Fentanyl overdoses seized

Thunder Bay Police Project Disruption  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 9,  2019   (LSN) Enough Fentanyl to potentially cause more than 500,000 fatal overdoses has been seized through Project Disruption – a joint task force involving members of the Thunder Bay Police Service, OPP, Nishnawbe Aski Police Service and Anishinabek Police Service.

The results of Project Disruption’s first six months were shared with the public at a press conference at the Thunder Bay Police Service headquarters Thursday morning.  Data presented covers investigations that took place between Oct. 1, 2018 and April 5, 2019.

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Homicide #5 McKellar Ward - Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Homicide #5 ~ 
McKellar  Ward  Victoria Ave at North Street
Update: Police looking for Jason Raven

Andrew Ayre  Homice Victim  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 1, 2019  -  (LSN)  The Thunder Bay Police Service has identified a second suspect connected to the homicide of 52-year-old Andrew AYRE.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Jason RAVEN, 23, of Thunder Bay, for charges of Second-Degree Murder and Robbery.

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Homicide #5 ~ McKellar Ward - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Homicide #5 ~ 
McKellar  Ward  Victoria Ave at North Street

Thunder Bay Police David Gregorovich   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 30, 2019  -  (LSN) On Monday April  29th 11:30 p.m., police arrested David Vernon GREGOROVICH, 32, of Thunder Bay without incident. He is charged with Second-Degree Murder and Robbery.

GREGOROVICH appeared in court Tuesday and has been remanded into custody with a future appearance dateThe Thunder Bay Police Service has made an arrest in connection with the homicide investigation of 52-year-old Andrew AYRE.

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Homicide #5 ~ McKellar Ward - Monday, April 29, 2019

Homicide #5 ~ 
McKellar  Ward  Victoria Ave at North Street

Homicide Thunder Bay Police   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 29, 2019  -  (LSN)  An injured male located at the corner of Victoria Avenue and North Street on Thursday April 25 has succumbed to his injuries, and the Thunder Bay Police Service is now treating this case as a homicide.

Paramedics were originally dispatched to the scene at about 4 p.m. on April 25 where a male was reportedly on the sidewalk and in distress.

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DRUG SEIZURE Hiighway 527 - Thursday, April 25, 2019

VEHICLE STOP RESULTS IN DRUG SEIZURE Hiighway 527

 TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP   Lake Superior News
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NIPIGON, ONTARIO - April 25, 2019   (LSN)  - On April 24, 2019 officers from the Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Armstrong OPP Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Highway 527.

 Investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of an illegal substance. Police seized 216 Oxycodone pills and 7 Ritalin pills. The drugs have an estimated value of $4400

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Two Arrested Appear in Court - Thursday, April 18, 2019

Update:Two Arrested Appear in Court
linked to Hammarskjold threats

Arrested linked to Hammarskjold threats Press Conferance   Lake Supeiror News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 18,  2019   (LSN) Two people arrested as the result of an ongoing investigation into threats targeting Hammarskjold High School were formally charged Thursday, April 18.

Investigators with the Thunder Bay Police Service learned the first accused, an 18-year-old Shuniah woman, submitted Crime Stoppers tips about pending threats to the high school on April 8, 9, 10, and 16.

The threats ranged from planned shootings, to possible explosives. The information provided required police to quickly respond to the school to ensure public safety.
Each response included extensive searches of the building.

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Two Arrested linked to Hammarskjold threats - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Two Arrested linked to Hammarskjold threats

Arrested linked to Hammarskjold threats   Lake Supeiror News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 17,  2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service has arrested two people linked to the ongoing threat investigations involving Hammarskjold High School.

City police are investigating a 14th threat that has Hammarskjold High School closed for the 12th time.

Hammarskjold Highschool was open today

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Syndicate Ave Credit Union Robbery - Friday, April 12, 2019

Syndicate Ave Credit Union Robbery

Copperfin Credit Union Robbery   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 12,  2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect connected to the robbery of credit union.

Officers were dispatched to the Copperfin Credit Union at 318 Syndicate Avenue South on Friday, April 12 for a robbery that had occurred at about 9:45 a.m.

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treats to Hammarskjold Highschool - Friday, April 12, 2019

OPP and Thunder Bay Police join forces on treats to Hammarskjold Highschool 

Hamarskjold Highschool,   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 12,  2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service is confirming that the OPP is providing support as an investigation into numerous threats targeting local high schools continues.

Members of the Criminal Investigations Branch of the Thunder Bay Police Service have been investigating several cases of anonymous threats against local high schools. Most threats have involved Hammarskjold High School, while a more recent case named Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute.

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treats to Hammarskjold Highschool - Friday, April 12, 2019

OPP and Thunder Bay Police join forces on treats to Hammarskjold Highschool 

Hamarskjold Highschool,   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 12,  2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service is confirming that the OPP is providing support as an investigation into numerous threats targeting local high schools continues.

Members of the Criminal Investigations Branch of the Thunder Bay Police Service have been investigating several cases of anonymous threats against local high schools. Most threats have involved Hammarskjold High School, while a more recent case named Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute.

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Drugs, Guns Counterfeit Money - Wednesday, April 10, 2019

OPP Schreiber
Stolen Gas lead to Major OPP Bust

OPP Schreiber Stolen Gas lead to Major OPP Bust   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

SCHREIBER, ONTARIO -  April 10, 2019   (LSN)  Schreiber OPP bust two people from southern ontario in stolen U-Haul with guns, switchblades, brass knuckles, false id’s, counterfeit american money, crystal meth and a spiked baseball bat!!

Both have outstanding related criminal charges in Southern Ontario

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JAMES REGINALD WICKENDEN - Friday, April 5, 2019

BAIL HEARING FOR HIGH RISK SEX OFFENDER

HIGH RISK SEX OFFENDER  JAMES REGINALD WICKENDEN
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  April 5, 2019   (LSN)  35 year old handcuffed JAMES REGINALD WICKENDEN appeared in a crowded Bail Courtroom 103 today, Friday April 5,2019 before His Worship Justice of the Peace Marcel Donio.

Provincial Crown Attorney Franceline Auclair and Defence Attorney Roy Karlstedt were also present in the crowded courtroom.

A Section 517 & 486 publication ban are in place on all evidence, testimony and reasons given at the hearing.

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$5,000.00 reward - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

$5,000.00 reward by Lakehead Board of Education Hammarskjold Highschool

$5,000.00 reward by Lakehead Board of Education Hammarskjold Highschool  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  April 2,,  2019   (LSNLakehead Public Schools is offering a reward of Five Thousand dollars ($5,000.00) for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of an individual(s) connected to the threats being made relating to Hammarskjold HS. Please contact the Thunder Bay Police tip line at 807.684.5001 to provide any and all information

Continuing Threats to Hammarskjold High Schoo

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CRACK BUST - Monday, April 1, 2019

CRACK BUST BY THUNDER BAY POLICE AT LANDMARK HOTEL

Crack Bust Thunder Bay Police   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  April1, 2019   (LSN)  Thunder Bay Police arrested 4 people yesterday two from Toroonto and from Thunder Bay, Sunday March 31,2019 in a crack bust at the Landmark Hotel. Officers responded shortly after 6:30am to make the arrests.

Over $21 000 worth of crack was seized and $8000 cash

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GREENSTONE OPP BUST TWO SYRIAN REFUGEES - Sunday, March 31, 2019

GREENSTONE OPP BUST TWO SYRIAN REFUGEES

ONE OF THE LARGEST SEIZURES IN NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO

OPP Syrian Refugees Fentanyl Bust    Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 31, 2019   (LSN)  On March 21,2019, the OPP responded quickly to an eastbound black sports car that had just stolen gas from a Nipigon Esso. Police conducted patrol and observed the vehicle on Highway 11 just north of Windegokan Lake Road.

Further investigation revealed the discovery of over 1/2 pound of Fentanyl. One of the largest seizures in Northern Ontario.

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Accused Arrested - Saturday, March 30, 2019

Update:  Accused Arrested in Hilldale and Melbourne Roads Homicide

Homicide Thunder Bay Police   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 30, 2019  (LSN) In the early morning hours of 30 March 2019 Thunder Bay Police arrested a local 41 year old male  Jeffrey Miller in relation to the Hilldale Rd. homicide of Robenson St Jean. . The male is charged with second degree murder and will appear before Court March 30, 2019.

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Homicide #4 ~ McIntyre Ward - Friday, March 29, 2019

Homicide #4 ~ 
McIntyre Ward  Hilldale and Melbourne Roads

Homicide Thunder Bay Police   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 29, 2019  (LSN)  Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the area Hilldale and Melbourne Roads just after 12:45 p.m. on Friday, March 29, for reports of an injured male.
Paramedics transported the victim to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where he later died from his injuries.

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Canadian Mary Meshake, caught Smuggling cocaine - Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Canadian Mary Meshake,  caught Smuggling cocaine
Back in Court April 

Canadian Mary Meshake,  caught Smuggling cocaine   ~ Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Grand Portage

GRAND PORTAGE, MINNESOTA  - March 27, 2019   (LSN - Mary Elizabeth Eva Meshake of Sioux Lookout, Ontario  She was caught coming into the US by US CBP. 

She is charged with Possession of Controlled Substance in the Third Degree. She was released from the custody of the Cook County Sheriff after paying bail and her case is set for hearing April 8 at 11 a.m.

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Violence Outside of VictoriaVille - Wednesday, March 27, 2019

UpDate: MOB MAYHEM AT VICTORIAVILLE
SPITTING BLOOD IN A POLICE OFFICER’S FACE

Violence Victoria at Brodie   ~  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 27, 2019   (LSN) Thunder Bay Police working hard on the scene of a massive brawl involving over a dozen people this afternoon. No word yet on any charges.

A man was fighting with numerous Thunder Bay Police Service officers who were attempting to make an arrest.

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CRYSTAL METH, HANDGUN SEIZED - Friday, March 22, 2019

CRYSTAL METH, HANDGUN SEIZED

Thunder Police Guns and Gangs Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 22,  2019   (LSN) Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a call for service regarding a disturbance at a home in the 700 block of Moore Avenue 

Police found a quantity of drugs believed to be Crystal Methamphetamine and a loaded semi-automatic handgun as a result of that search.
The estimated street value of the seized drugs is more than $13,000.

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Canadian female caught Smuggling cocaine - Friday, March 22, 2019

Canadian female caught Smuggling cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Grand Portage Minnesota    Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Grand Portage

GRAND PORTAGE, MINNESOTA  - March 22, 2019   (LSN - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Grand Portage Port of Entry seized 20.9 grams of cocaine on March 16.

The seizure occurred when a CBP officer referred a brown Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 43-year-old female Canadian citizen from Sioux Lookout, Ontario. During an inspection of the vehicle, officers discovered 20 small baggies of a white powdery substance that later tested positive for cocaine.

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14 YEAR OLD RAPED IN JAIL CELL - Wednesday, March 20, 2019

14 YEAR OLD  RAPED IN JAIL CELL BY POLICE OFFICER

RAPE VICTIM  PAULINE FAIR WAIVED A PUBLICATION BAN ON HER NAME  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 20, 2019   (LSN) FORMER SHOAL LAKE 39 CHIEF ELI MANDAMIN RELEASED ON BAIL AGAIN AFTER ALLEGED BREACHES.

MANDAMIN PLEAD GUILTY TO HAVING SEX WITH A 14 YEAR OLD PAULINE FAIR WHILE SHE WAS IN A JAIL CELL AND HE WAS A POLICE OFFICER. HE AWAITS SENTENCING ON THAT CHARGE.

PAULINE WAS A VIRGIN, BECAME PREGNANT AND GAVE BIRTH AFTER ELI WAS FINISHED WITH HER.

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Homicide #2 - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Homicide #2
McIntyre Ward Bike path in the County Fair area

Homicide Thunder Bay Police   Lake Superior News
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UPDATE: Sudden Death Being Investigated as Homicide
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO March 19, 2019Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to reports of an unresponsive woman on a bike path in the County Fair area just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, March 19.
A passerby called 911 after seeing the body on a path near the Landmark Inn.

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Six Arressed for Drug Trafficking - Friday, March 15, 2019

Six Arressed for Drug Trafficking

Toronto Drug Dealer Arrested   Lake Supeiror News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 15,  2019   (LSN)  Police executed a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Finlayson Street just before 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 14.

The search was part of an ongoing Fentanyl and cocaine trafficking investigation by the joint task force, which includes members from the Thunder Bay Police Service, OPP, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and Anishinabek Police Service.

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Robbery Suspect Circle K May Street - Friday, March 15, 2019

Robbery Suspect Circle K May Street

Robbery Suspect Circle K May Street  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 15,  2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect connected to a recent convenience store robbery.

Police learned a female suspect entered the store brandishing a knife and syringe. The suspect approached the store clerk at the counter and demanded money.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the Circle K convenience store at 346 North May Street just before 9 p.m. on March 12 for  a reported robbery that had just occurred at that location.

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Adam, "Skinner" Capay back in Jail - Monday, March 11, 2019

Adam, "Skinner" Capay back in Jail

Adam, "Slommer" Capay  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 11, 2019   (LSN) Allegedly raped a young indigenous woman at Knifepoint accourting to sources.

CAPAY’s next court appearance will be March 18,2019 in Sioux Lookout to set date for a bail hearing.

A 26 year old ADAM MARK CAPAY appeared in Sioux Lookout Bail Court today, Monday March 11,2019.

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SABOON MAKES VIDEO COURT APPEARANCE - Friday, March 8, 2019

Update: SABOON MAKES VIDEO COURT APPEARANCE FROM THE THUNDER BAY JAIL

SABOON. MAKES VIDEO COURT APPEARANCE FROM THE THUNDER BAY JAIL   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 8, 2019   (LSN) Appearing by video this afternoon, Friday March 8,2019 in Bail Courtroom 104 from the Thunder Bay Jail is 27 year old MUSAB KHAMIS SABOON. He is a larger than average man with an athletic build. The Sudanese born SABOON has very dark skin and is wearing the traditional orange jailhouse garb.

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FIRST HOMICIDE OF 2018 NOW DEEMED A SUICIDE - Friday, March 8, 2019

THUNDER BAY’S FIRST HOMICIDE OF 2018 NOW DEEMED A SUICIDE WITH AN AUDIENCE.

/ACHNEEPINESKUM and Moonias   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 3, 2019   (LSN) Appearing in Courtroom 303 on Thursday March 7,2019 before Ontario Court Justice Danalyn MacKinnon is 46 year old CHRISTOPHER ACHNEEPINESKUM & 37 year old RACHEL MOONIAS.

A preliminary hearing had started Wednesday March 6,2019 to determine if there was enough evidence to proceed to trial in the death of 28 year old Nicholas Wendal Baxter

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SABOON turned himself in - Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Update: SABOON turned himself in to the Waterloo Police

ABOON turned himself in to the Waterloo Police  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 4, 2019   (LSN) Musab Khamis SABOON turned himself in to the Waterloo Region Police Service around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

SABOON was wanted by the Thunder Bay Police Service on a Canada-wide warrant for First-Degree Murder and Kidnapping in relation to the homicide investigation of Lee CHIODO.

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Canada Wide Warrant Issed for SABOON - Monday, March 4, 2019

Canada Wide Warrant Issed for SABOON
Marshall HARDY-FOX turned himself in to Police

Musab Khamis SABOON,  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 4, 2019   (LSN) A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a third suspect. Musab Khamis SABOON, 27, of Kitchener, Ont., is wanted for First-Degree Murder and Kidnapping. If you have any information that could help police locate SABOON, call 684-1200 or 911.

The Thunder Bay Police Service has arrested and charged a second suspect in connection with the homicide investigation of Lee CHIODO.

Marshall HARDY-FOX, 27, of Thunder Bay, turned himself in to police in evening hours of Sunday, March 3. He appeared in court this morning and was formally charged with First-Degree Murder and Kidnapping. He has been remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

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Two Others Remain At Large - Sunday, March 3, 2019

Two Others Remain At Large

Musab Khamis SABOON   Marshall HARDY-FOX,  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 3, 2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service has made an arrest, and is looking for two other suspects, in connection with the homicide investigation of Lee CHIODO.

In the evening hours of Saturday, March 2, police arrested David HUI, 47, of Thunder Bay.
HUI is charged with Kidnapping and First Degree Murder. He appeared in court this morning and was remanded into custody with a future court date.

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THUNDER BAY MAN CHARGED - Sunday, March 3, 2019

THUNDER BAY MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER & KIDNAPPING OF LEE VINCENT CHIODO

Dave Hui    Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 3, 2019   (LSNAppearing this  Sunday March 3,2019 via video from the Thunder Bay Police Station in Bail Courtroom 104 is 48 year old DAVE HUI.

It’s W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court today. Her Worship, Justice of the Peace Anna Gibbon is presiding. Provincial Crown Misbah Haque is here along with Duty Counsel Aranka Golphy.

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RELEASED WINNIPEG KILLER ATTACKS WOMEN - Sunday, March 3, 2019

RELEASED WINNIPEG KILLER MOVES TO THUNDER BAY ATTACKS ...... A WOMAN!

Roger Keesick    Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  March 3, 2019   (LSNAppearing this morning, Sunday  March 3,2019 via video from the Thunder Bay Police Station in Bail Courtroom 104 is 39 year old ROGER KEESICK. 

It’s W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday)  Court today. Her Worship, Justice of the Peace Anna Gibbon is presiding. Provincial Crown Misbah Haque  is here along with Duty Counsel Aranka Golphy. 

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Update: Person of Interest to ID - Thursday, February 28, 2019

Update: Person of Interest to ID

Police Video in  Lee Chiodo Murder Investigation
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   February 28, 2019  (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing video footage showing a person of interest linked to the homicide investigation of Lee CHIODO.

The individual in the video is described as a Black male, standing about 6’4” tall with an athletic build. The man is believed to be in his 40s.

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Homicide #1 Westfort Ward - Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Update: Homicide #1
Westfort Ward Mission Island

 Lee Chiodo Homicide Victim  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   February 27, 2019  (LSN)The Thunder Bay Police Service’s Forensic Identification Unit has processed and cleared the scene linked to a homicide investigation in the area of 108th Avenue.

Following a post-mortem examination the victim has been identified as Lee CHIODO, 40, of Thunder Bay. Next of kind has been notified.

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Homicide #1 Westfort Ward - Monday, February 25, 2019

Homicide #1
Westfort Ward Mission Island

Homicide Thunder Bay Police   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   February 24, 2019  (LSN) Thunder Bay Police Service was called by a passerby to attend the area of 108th Avenue at 1:45pm today in relation to what they believed to be a body. 

When police arrived they found a deceased male . The male is believed to be in his early 40's, Caucasian, thin build. 

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TBPS Two arrested for series of break ins, - Friday, February 22, 2019

TBPS Two arrested for series of break ins,

Thunder Bay Police
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THUNDER BAY,, ONTARIO - February 22, 2019   (LSN)  - Thunder Bay Police Service officers have charged two suspects connected to a series of break-in and thefts to businesses across the city.

The break-ins took place between Jan. 6 and Feb. 11, 2019. Police looked into 12 separate incidents and were able to identify three suspects. Two suspects have been arrested and charged while a third remains at large.

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DEALER Zacreee Cleghorn - Monday, February 18, 2019

THUNDER BAY OPP  ARREST TORONTO  DEALER  Zacreee Cleghorn

Toronto Drug Dealer Arrested   Lake Supeiror News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 18, 2019   (LSNAnother Southern Ontario dealer behind bars. His Toronto lawyer flew to Thunder Bay on this family day Nonday to try get him out of jail on 27 criminal charges.

Zacreee Cleghorn  appeared by video in Bail Court today, Monday February 18,2019 from the Thunder Bay OPP station

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TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP - Monday, February 18, 2019

TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP

 TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP   Lake Superior News
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NIPIGON, ONTARIO - February  18, 2019   (LSN)  - On February 17, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. officers from the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act offence on Highway 17, Lahontan Township (Rossport area).

As a result of the traffic stop, officers seized 21 cases, containing approximately 200,000 unmarked cigarettes and cigars were seized.

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Dunstan found not guilty - Friday, February 15, 2019

Dunstan found not guilty in 2016 Adanac Hotel Shooting

Christophe  Avery and Jonathan Dunstan talking infront of Courthouse Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 15, 2019   (LSN)  Jonathon David Dunstan found not guilty in 2016 Adanac Hotel Shooting. Dunstan spent 30 months in jail for a crime he did not commit  A 3 day trial started this past Monday February 11, 2019 in Superior Courtroom

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Wolf or Dog Attack - Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Red Lake OPP Investigating  Wolf or Dog Attack

Red Lake OPP Investigating  Wolf or Dog Attack  Lake Superior News
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RED LAKE, ONTARIO - January 13, 2019   (LSN)  On February 7, 2019 at 7:06 pm the Red Lake OPP received a report of an animal attack from staff at the Red Lake Margaret - Cochenour Memorial Hospital in Red Lake. A 38 year old female had attended the hospital with wounds to her legs indicating she had been attacked by a "large black dog like animal". 

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WOMAN RELEASED ON RECOGNIZANCE - Monday, February 11, 2019

WOMAN RELEASED ON RECOGNIZANCE FOR STABBING MALE IN NECK

KYLIE HANCOCK Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 11, 2019   (LSNAppearing in Courtroom 104  Thursday February 7,2019 before His Worship Justice of the Peace Ray Zuliani is 47 year old KYLIE HANCOCK.

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Snow shoverl Attacker Winters Appears in Court - Thursday, February 7, 2019

Snow shoverl Attacker Ryan Milton Winters
   Appears in Court

Senior Attacked while Shovelling Snow In front of his home   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 7, 2019   (LSN)  senior citizen remains in hospital recovering from surgery for injuries which include multiple facial fractures. he is in a lot of pain.

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BAIL HEARING FOR ACCUSED KILLER - Wednesday, February 6, 2019

MURDER IN MARATHON
BAIL HEARING FOR ACCUSED KILLER

OPP Murder of  Anne Marie Lees Rainville Marathon   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 6, 2019   (LSN)  Appearing handcuffed in Thunder Bay Superior Courtroom 204 today, Wednesday February 6,2019 is 63 year old ALAIN JOSEPH LEPAGE of Marathon, Ontario.

His Honour, Superior Court Justice Douglas C. Shaw is presiding. Crown Attorney Sherri Frenette and defence lawyer George Joseph are present.

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Senior Attacked while Shovelling Snow - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Senior Attacked while Shovelling Snow In front of his home

Senior Attacked while Shovelling Snow In front of his home   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 5, 2019   (LSN)  A senior citizen shovelling snow was savagely attacked by a man on Drug Induced Rage. The attacker leaves the senior in the snowbank blooded with teeth missing and serious injuries 

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One man still at large - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

UPDATE ON SHOTGUN ROBBERY AT 300 BRODIE SOUTH
One man still at large

Shotgun robbery 300 Brodie   Lakie Superior News
##LSN_Crime  Thunder Bay Courthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  Februay 5, 2019   (LSN)  STEVEN CHRISTOPHER HOGAN appeared by telephone (video line down at police station) from TBPS Station this morning Tuesday February 5,2019. He was arrested by our hardworking TBPS officers last evening.

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AMO Crews Stop Narcotics Smugglers - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

AMO Crews Stop Narcotics Smugglers During Shutdown

P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker  Lake Superior News
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas  - February 5, 2019   (LSN -Despite a historic partial government shutdown stretching 35 days, agents from the National Air Security Operations Center remained laser focused on doing what they do best—catching cocaine smugglers.

“Our folks are the best at what they do, 24/7, 365 days a year. They will always be fully dedicated to our mission, regardless of circumstances,” said Director of Air and Marine Operations Bob Blanchard.

 

Aircrews from the National Air Security Operations Center in Corpus Christi flew 271 hours on 49 missions and stopped almost 11,000 pounds of cocaine from reaching the United States during the shutdown. The narcotics had a wholesale value of $140,675,962

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Weapons call 300 Brodie - Monday, February 4, 2019

Weapons call 300 Brodie
location of Thunder Bay 7th Homicide of 2018

300 South Brodie  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime  Photo by passerby shortly before noon

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   December 17, 2018  (LSN)  Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a call for service involving weapons at a residence in the 300 block of Brodie Street just before 3 a.m. on Feb. 3, 2019.

Reports indicated two individuals entered the residence possibly armed with firearms.

The TBPS Emergency Task Unit was deployed to contain the area and keep the public safe during the active call.

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ILLEGAL TOBACCO SEIZED IN DRYDEN - Monday, February 4, 2019

ILLEGAL TOBACCO SEIZED IN DRYDEN

ILLEGAL TOBACCO SEIZED IN DRYDEN  Lakje Superior News
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DRYDEN, ONTARIO - January 18, 2019   (LSN)  - On February 01, 2019 at approximately 3:40 p.m. officers from the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act offence on Highway 17, Eton Township (West of Dryden).

As a result of the traffic stop, officers seized 27 cases of cigarettes with a total estimated value of $81,000.00.

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FOREIGN STUDENTS ARRESTED FOR THEFT - Monday, February 4, 2019

STAPLES ELECTRONICS
MORE FOREIGN STUDENTS ARRESTED FOR THEFT
WHILE ON WORK AND STUDENT VISAS

STAPLES ELECTRONICS RMAAN ABROL  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  February 4, 2019  (LSN) THUNDER BAY POLICE HAVE ARRESTED 4 PEOPLE SO FAR INVOLVED IN STAPLES $26,000 THEFT RING.

THEY ARE ALL INDIAN CITIZENS HERE IN CANADA ON WORK AND STUDENT VISAS.

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Home Invasion with Handgun - Sunday, February 3, 2019

Man Arrested for last June Home Invasion with handgun
Police did not warn community.

Hime Invasion  Thunder Bay CHARLES PAUL COLLETTE  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 31, 2019   (LSN)  Man wanted for last June's Home Invasion with hand gun Captureed by Thunder Bay Police with Cocaine. The Public was not notified by Thunder Bay Communication officer at the time of the Home Invasion.

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BREAK IN AT THE DAVINCI CENTRE - Thursday, January 31, 2019

BREAK IN AT THE DAVINCI CENTRE
Attempting to Steal safe on a dolly cart

BREAK IN AT THE DAVINCI CENTRE Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 31, 2019   (LSN)  THIEVES TRY TO MAKE OFF WITH SAFE BUT BLOW OUT A TIRE. 

Some time during the cold early morning hours today Thursday January 31,2019, a break and enter occurred at the DaVinci Center located at 340 Waterloo Street South.

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SCOTT FORBES IMPAIRED DRIVING - Thursday, January 31, 2019

SCOTT FORBES  IMPAIRED DRIVING
Has outstanding alleged sexual assault Charges


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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 31, 2019   (LSNAppearing this morning in person in Courtroom 104 is 40 year old SCOTT FORBES of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

FORBES is being brought in person handcuffed because he is hearing impaired.

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CBP Officers Seize Largest Amount of Fentanyl in CBP History - Thursday, January 31, 2019

CBP Officers Seize Largest Amount of Fentanyl in CBP History

CBP Officers Seize Largest Amount of Fentanyl in CBP History    Lake Superior News
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TUCSON, ARIZONA - January 31, 2019   (LSN - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nogales Commercial Facility seized nearly $4.6 million in fentanyl and methamphetamine totaling close to 650 pounds on Saturday from a Mexican national when he attempted to enter the United States through the Port of Nogales. The seizure is the largest seizure of fentanyl in CBP history. The methamphetamine seizure represents the third largest at an Arizona port. 

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DRUG BUSTS BY THUNDER BAY POLICE ON LIMBRICK - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

DRUG BUSTS BY THUNDER BAY POLICE ON LIMBRICK 

DRUG BUSTS BY THUNDER BAY POLICE ON LIMBRICK AND FINLAYSON  Lake Superior News

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 30, 2019   (LSN)  Over $180,000 cash seized eight people arrested by TBP for Cocaine, Fentanyl and oxycodone  Trafficking  Two face charges of obstructing  police.

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OPP raid Kenora Kannabis Store - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

OPP EXECUTE WARRANT FOR ILLEGAL CANNABIS

OPP Raid Cannabis Store Kenora  Lake Superior News
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KENORA, ONTARIO - January 30, 2019   (LSN)  - On January 29, 2019, members of the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with members of the North West Region Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) executed a search warrant at a local business identified as Winnipeg River Naturals located on Highway 17E in City of Kenora, Ontario.

As a result of the warrant being executed, police seized 110 grams of suspected cannabis bud, 20 Indica / Sativa Sprays and five (5) THC Dropper Vials. Police also seized a cellphone and $2250 in Canadian currency. 

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DRUG BUSTS 219 Finlayson - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

DRUG BUSTS BY THUNDER BAY POLICE
219 Finlayson