Thunder Bay Police Kept Busy

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Thunder Bay Police were busy dealing with several impaired drivers this weekend.

THUNDER BAY – Crime News – Thunder Bay Police report that a twenty-five year old male was arrested shortly after 3:30AM on Saturday morning. The arrest came following a traffic stop in the North End. Police discovered 650 grams of cocaine worth approximately $65,000.

The drug was seized, and the man now faces several charges.

Impaired driving in 2014? One might wonder what part of "Don't Drink and Drive" is so hard to understand.
Impaired driving in 2014? One might wonder what part of “Don’t Drink and Drive” is so hard to understand.

Impaired Driving?

It seems some drivers still have not figured out drinking and driving doesn’t work. Thunder Bay Police laid four charges on Friday night for impaired.

In one instance, police officers arrested a nineteen year old man. The suspect was involved in a hit and run collision. on the way to the Balmoral Station, police came upon another impaired driver. In that case a thirty-eight year old man was arrested and now faces impaired driving charges.

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue on the scene in Thunder Bay North
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue on the scene in Thunder Bay North

Road Conditions Not Sinking In

It is winter. The warm weather has local streets looking slick in places as the snow melts. Thunder Bay Police have been dealing with a number of motor vehicle accidents across the city.

It appears many drivers are not willing to accept that road conditions require slowing down.

Drink Up – Alcohol Fuels Crime Calls

Alcohol fuelled crime kept Thunder Bay Police busy as there have been several alcohol related incidents across the city. Police responded to forty calls for service for individuals who over indulged over the weekend.

Assaults and Weapons

Police responded to a weapons call on Victoria Ave West and Langdon at 03:58AM EST on Sunday morning. In addition there were several assaults that required police action.

There was another weapons call on the north side. At 00:45AM EST, in the 200 Block of Cumberland Street, police responded to a call over a weapon.

There were three assaults on the North Side, and several more on the South Side of Thunder Bay.

Warmer weather seems to be causing criminal action as well.

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