Busy Night for Thunder Bay Police

Thunder Bay Police respond to call at Villa Street.
Thunder Bay Police responded to call at Villa Street.
Thunder Bay Police respond to call at Villa Street.
Thunder Bay Police respond to call at Villa Street.

THUNDER BAY – Another busy day for Thunder Bay Police. On Saturday morning in the 400 block of Brant Street, officers responded to what ended up a serious assault incident that led to the victim being transported to hospital in critical condition. The call came in to police in the early morning hours of Saturday morning. A female suspect has been arrested at the scene.

On Saturday night on Villa Street police responded to another incident that led to another victim being transported to hospital.

Also on Saturday, Police Officers responded to a weapons offense in the 1000 block of Victoria Avenue East. There was also a robbery reported in the 600 block of Victoria Avenue East.

In the 300 block of May Street there were a theft and liquor violation responded to by Thunder Bay Police.

Heading into the New Years celebration, where many people plan a joyful night out, it is important to consider the importance of not drinking and driving. Across the region, reports are that there are still way too many people who are using alcohol at a level that requires a police response. Through the past two weeks, there have been well over 100 calls for service from the Thunder Bay Police Service for alcohol related offences.

On the 22 Dec 2012 at about 06:00AM,  Thunder Bay Police Service officers, fire and paramedics attended at the intersection of Tupper Street and Prospect Ave for a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Luckily, no one was injured, however one of the drivers, an 18 year old Thunder Bay man has been charged with operating a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood.

Thunder Bay Police would like to take this time to remind people, once again not to drink and drive; Call a cab; call a friend; Just don’t get behind the wheel –  it is not worth it

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If you see a crime happening, the best advise is to call 911. If you have information on a crime and want to help make Thunder Bay a safer community contact the Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 623-8477.

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