THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police responded to 221 calls for service over the past twenty four hours. That included 76 traffic related incidents, and 73 Quality of Life calls. There were fifty calls responded to by uniformed police officers that involved alcohol.
There were also seven weapons offences, 17 assaults and three sexual assaults.
Developing story…Assault on South Side
It was a busy night for officers. An overnight assault on Cumming Street just off of May Street is currently under investigation by police officers. Sources tell NetNewsLedger that police are interviewing witnesses and residents in the neighbourhood about the assault. The condition of the victim is currently unknown. Based on reports, it could be a very bad start to the Canada Day long weekend for Thunder Bay Police.
More details as they come in…
Another assault victim in the 100 block of Blutcher Cresent was apparently assaulted with a beer bottle. The victim ended up with a laceration on his forehead, and a likely concussion.
One of the sexual assaults happened at 05:49EDT on Friday morning at the corner of May and Cameron Street.
Another busy corner for police was at May and George Streets. Police responded to several alcohol related incidents, several assaults, and a property crime incident over the past twenty-four hour period.
Thunder Bay Police Service are assisting the Waterloo Regional Police with circulating the following media release:
Waterloo Regional Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Kitchener man. Miroslaw NIEBORACZEK, 58 years of age was last seen by family on the morning of May 25, 2013 when he left home and was believed to be heading to work.
NIEBORACZEK left in the family vehicle, a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville (white) with Ontario licence plate *ALYN 432*.
The family is concerned for his well-being and has asked police for assistance. An investigation into his disappearance indicates that Mr. NIEBORACZEK may be in the Thunder Bay area.
This matter is currently being investigated by Waterloo Regional Police Central Division detectives. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4449. From outside Waterloo Region, please call (519) 570-3000 ext. 4449.
The number of incidents that Thunder Bay Police deal with always climbs on long weekends.