Drug and liquor offences kept Thunder Bay Police busy


crimebeatTHUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Over the holiday weekend, drug and liquor offences kept Thunder Bay Police busy. Overall for a holiday weekend, criminal activities were not as busy as during the Labour Day or Thanksgiving weekends. Over the coming days, police will be gearing up across the region for New Year’s Eve. For those wishing to get out and celebrate, remember that drinking and driving do not mix.

Thunder Bay Police report, “At approximately 4:54PM the Thunder Bay Police Service, Thunder Bay Fire and Rescue and Superior North EMS attended Dawson Road near Hazelwood Drive for a single motor vehicle collision involving a snowmobile. A 46 year old Thunder Bay man was taken to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre by ambulance where he is listed in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. Alcohol was not involved and it appears to be a result of driver error.

The Thunder Bay Police Service Traffic Unit is continuing with the investigation. Thunder Bay Police would like to remind all sports enthusiasts to exercise caution while operating sports machinery and drive according to conditions.

In what could be Thunder Bay’s “Grinch stole Christmas” moment, NetNewsledger.com has also received reports of a home break-in in the Ogden neighbourhood. Reportedly thieves broke into the a home, stealing Christmas presents and trashing the home while the homeowners were out. The incident happened on Christmas Eve.

Thunder Bay Police Service is confirming that the victim of an aggrevated assault last week died in hospital. 33 year old Kelsey Lance Charles Jacob remains in custody in connection to the assault. A post mortem examination has been scheduled. The charged against Jacob will be reviewed pending a further investigation.

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