Violent Attacks Mar Holiday Weekend

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Two Pumper Units and a commander arrived on scene at Royal Edward Arms

Thunder Bay PoliceTHUNDER BAY – It was a violent weekend in Thunder Bay. Alcohol fuelled fights dominated the police blotter.  Thunder Bay Police have investigated a number of violent incidents this weekend that sent a number of victims to hospital.

Police had a number of cases to deal with over the weekend in addition to calls for service for issues related to flooding.

Violent Weekend for Thunder Bay

From the case files:

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Two Pumper Units and a commander arrived on scene at Royal Edward Arms

At 3:30 a.m. on May 18th, 2013, Officers attended an apartment located on the 100 block of South May Street to assist a female victim of an assault. The 27 year old female victim was extremely intoxicated, and had severe facial injuries. She was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center where she has been treated and released.

The individuals located in the apartment were very intoxicated and uncooperative with the initial investigation officers. This incident has been followed up by the Criminal Investigations Branch and charges are pending.

At 20:30EDT. on May 19th 2013, patrol officers received a call to Shopper’s Drug Mart on Memorial Avenue to speak to a group of intoxicated females who came into the store and said that they were afraid they may get assaulted. When officers arrived the females had left the store.

A group of people were located a short time later under the Memorial Ave bridge.  One female appeared to have been assaulted and was soaking wet. The 19 year old victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance where she remains in the hospital. Reports are the woman has bleeding in her cranium.

Detectives continued to investigate this incident,  and have now charged 31 year old Thea Gliddy with Aggravated Assault, Threats, and Breach Of Probation. 

Just before 14:00EDT on May 20th, 2013, patrol officers attended the Rotary Shelter House on George Street to assist a female who had been assaulted. The crime victim also required medical attention.

The 33 year old female victim stated that she and her 29 year old boyfriend had been assaulted in an apartment in the 100 block of South May Street. Her boyfriend attended the Shelter House shortly after and both were taken to the hospital for medical attention and both have since been released.

31 year old Thea Gliddy and 31 year old Denise Moonias have each been charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault. Gliddy has also been charged with Breach of Probation.

Gliddy was taken into custody on May 20th, 2013 at 19:00EDT. on South May Street without incident. She made a court appearance today and has been remanded in custody.

Moonias was initially arrest by officers on May 20th at 2:30 p.m. for Being Intoxicated in a Public Place and she has since been charged with this the additional charge and has also been remanded in custody.

Thunder Bay Police Service report that this investigation is ongoing.

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