THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police responded to 231 calls over the past twenty-four hours. The hot weather brought out a weekend total of calls for service. In addition to the homicide on Lake Street that remains under investigation, Thunder Bay Police responded to two weapons offences, and twenty quality of life calls. Fifteen of those calls were alcohol related.
There were also 12 domestic dispute calls that were handled by Thunder Bay Police. Additionally, there were six assaults.
Thunder Bay Police on scene
This morning, Police are on scene at a motor vehicle accident. The Police Traffic Unit are investigating a two vehicle collision that occurred at 6:50EDT. The incident occurred at the intersection of Wolseley Street and Algoma Street. One male passenger has been taken to hospital by ambulance with undetermined injuries. Algoma Street is currently closed between Argyle Street and Van Horne Street for the investigation to be completed. More details will be released when available.
Hit and Run – Public Assistance Sought
Thunder Bay Police are also seeking the public’s assistance in locating a hit and run driver who smashed into another vehicle in the parking lot at the OLG Casino in the downtown North Core.
Police share that the collision that occurred in the parking lot of the Thunder Bay Charity Casino on Sunday, July 14th at 03:19AM EDT. The driver backed their vehicle into a green Mazda pick up and then drove into the back of a white Dodge pick up. After striking the parked vehicles the offending driver drove through the parking lot and turned east on Park Avenue then south onto Cumberland Street.
Police report, “The offending vehicle is believed to be a two door Silver Mitsubishi Eclipse. This vehicle will have damage to driver’s side and the rear of the driver’s side”.
Thunder Bay Police require the owner of the green Mazda to attend the Police Station and report the damages to their vehicle.
Help the Thunder Bay Police
If you observed this collision or have information regarding the offending vehicle, please contact the Thunder Bay Police Service Traffic Office at 684-1226 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 623-8477. A tip may also be submitted on line at www.tipsubmit.com.