Suspect in Custody After Major Mischief Spree

Thunder Bay Police Unit at Thunder Bay Court

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service officers have arrested a male on 17 charges following several complaints of property destruction on Wentworth Crescent on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

In a media statement from Thunder Bay Police, the service states, “Several Wentworth Crescent residents called about a male smashing car windows and kicking at the doors of homes at about 6:00 am.

Responding uniformed patrol officers spoke to a number of witnesses and complainants.

They located a suspect on Wentworth Crescent near County Boulevard who matched the description given by those witnesses just before 6:30 am.

As a result, a 23-year-old male has been charged with 14 counts of Mischief Under $5,000, one count of Theft Under $5,000, Assault with a Weapon, and Breach of Probation.

The assault charge came as a result of the suspect attacking a complainant with a stick. The victim did not require medical attention.

The suspect remains in custody and is expected to appear in court tomorrow.

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