THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – The busy week for Thunder Bay Police continues. First, a vicious and mean so-called game has apparently returned to Thunder Bay streets. There are reports of people being egged in our city. Starting on December 27th, with reports of a couple standing outside of Newfie’s Pub on Victoria Avenue being egged, and then followed by reports of vehicles on Miles and May Street being egged as well.
Additional reports are coming in of egging on Syndicate and Northern as well.
Thunder Bay Police have been busy over the week, dealing with robberies, assaults, weapons offences, liquour offenses, and other crimes. There have been twenty assaults reported over the week. Additionally over the week there have been 27 thefts or robberies reported.
As well reports are coming in of more vehicle break-ins, or smash and grabs at Fort William Gardens during the Thunderwolves game last night.
The biggest problem for police has been drug and liquor offenses with over sixty calls for service from the public that have been responded to by police.
Heading into New Year’s Eve, with many people heading out to enjoy ringing in the new year, it is important for people to remember not to drink and drive. There is likely to be a wait of up to one to two hours for a taxi cab, so parties who are planning a night out should consider a designated driver. Operation Red Nose has completed its annual run as of December 30th.
On Friday, the Thunder Bay Police Service gained some new officers. Kevin Adduono, Lucas Bagley, Patrick Willson, Bill Foulds, and Jason Taylor were all sworn in as officers in a ceremony.
The new officers appear to have their work cut out for them.
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