THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a residential address in the 200 block of Robertson Street following reports of a man breaking into a vehicle at about 9:45 pm EDT on Sunday, April 26.
When police arrived they quickly located, and arrested a suspect who was still at the scene.
The police investigation revealed a resident happened to be exiting their home when they spotted a suspicious male inside their truck rummaging through its contents.
TBPS say that the citizen confronted the suspicious male. During the confrontation the suspect turned toward the resident with a knife. Police state that no injuries were reported as a result of this confrontation.
During the arrest, the accused provided police with a name that further investigation revealed to be a false identity.
Jonah Kenny THOMAS, 25, of Thunder Bay, has been charged with Assault with a Weapon, Identity Fraud, Fail to Comply with a Judicial Release, Theft Under $5,000, Breach of Probation x 3.
He appeared in bail court on Monday, April 27, and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.