Thunder Bay Police Make Arrests in Break-ins and Attempted Thefts


crimebeatTHUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Over the past twenty-four hours, Thunder Bay Police have responded to more than 47 incidents in the city.

TBPS reports that a Thunder Bay man is custody today relating to a series of break and enters to a Cornwall Street address. A resident in the 200 block of Cornwall Street called police after a male had broken into her apartment just after 2:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. The male is alleged to have made threats. No one was injured and the male fled the scene.

The male is alleged to have broken in to the same apartment just after 10:30 a.m. making similar threats. He fled the scene.

The Community Response Team along with members of the ETU set up surveillance of the address. The male was spotted attempting to enter the residence just after 10:00 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect was taken into custody at that time without incident. 29 year old Michael Don Lebar is charged with two counts of Break and Enter to Commit an Indictable Offence of Assault with a Weapon.

As well, the TBPS report, “Just before 3:00AM, police observed three males going through vehicles in the 100 block of Madeline Street. A short foot chase ensued and one of the males was arrested. A 14-year-old young offender was charged with the offence of Attempted Theft. Police are looking for the other two suspects who are known to police. The investigation continues.

If you have information on these crimes, or any other crimes you can contact Crimestoppers or Thunder Bay Police.

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