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Crime Stats February 22, to March 1, 2021

Crime Stats  February 22, to March 1, 2021

Thunder Bay 126 ~ Greater Sudbury 40

THUNDER BAY, SUDBURY, ONTARIO  March 1, 2021  (LSN)  Crime Stats   February 22, 2021 to March 1, 2021, Thunder  Bay 126 Incidents vs 40 Incidents for Great Sudbury which as a larger population and does not have an Injections Site. Thunder Bay announced that there are now Two Injection sites are currently operated in Thunder Bay by Norwest Community Health Centres and Dilico Anishinabek Family Care.
The City of Thunder Bay appears ready to embrace strategies like decriminalization and safer supply initiatives in fighting a worsening opioid crisis but could face barriers from provincial and federal governments less enthusiastic about those approaches.  The funding would come from the Ontario Government ie Hospitals and other health care budgets.  


Crime Stats February 22, to March 1, 2021

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Populations  2020
Sudbury 172,462
Thunder Bay 127,000
Sault Ste Marie    81,238

  

Homicide  
Sault Ste Marie 2
Sudbury 3
Thunder Bay  8

 

Injection Site NorWest Health Clinic Lake Supeiror News

Thunder Bay maintained its title as the murder capital of Canada in 2018,  For the third consecutive year - and the fourth time in the last five years


The city reported the second-highest score under the national violent crime severity index, at 159.7, trailing only Winnipeg (161.4) in the category, which measures the overall volume and severity of the violent crime. The figure is nearly double the Canadian average of 82.4 among census metropolitan areas. 

On a per-capita basis, Thunder Bay Police investigate missing person reports at a rate nearly five times higher than their counterparts in Toronto.
Figures released this week by the Thunder Bay Police Service show there were 850 missing person reports last year, or about 732 per 100,000 population.

 In 2018, 44 people died of opioid overdose in Thunder Bay.

It’s made Thunder Bay the highest per capita opioid death rate in Ontario.

The 44 deaths were a 40 per cent increase from 2017, a year in which Thunder Bay also held the highest provincial rate.

Between July 2017 and June 2018, nearly 3,900 naloxone kits were handed out by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and local pharmacies, 

The City of Thunder Bay Drug Stragaty Committee announced that Two sites are currently operated in the area by Norwest Community Health Centres and Dilico Anishinabek Family Care.

Impaired Driving 
Thunder Bay in 2019  had 204 by mid-Decetmber their was 280.
Back in the 90's  there was 120 to 130 per year. In the 2nd week of their Christmas blitz there were:
4 Alcohol Impair Drivers 
6 Drug-Impaired Drivers 
They have since stopped reporting  the break down of Drugs vs Alcohol  As it went again Thunder Bay City Council Free Drug program 

 

Sign on the NorWest Health Clinic, Simpson Street 
Sign on the NorWest Health Clinic Building Simpson Street Thunder Bay

Murders by Ward 2021 Thunder Bay, Ontario

Murders by Ward 2020 Thunder Bay, Ontario

Homicide #1

Northwood Ward

Charged Courtney Marie LABELLE, 34

 

212 Victoria Ave West Jan 1st
Homicide #2 McKellar Ward  Charged Cody ECHUM, 19, of Thunder Bay,  Syndicate Ave North  Jan 9th
  Current River Ward https://lakesuperiornews.com/Public-Safety/Crime/two-deaths-being-investigated South Court Street Feb 28th
  McKellar Ward  https://lakesuperiornews.com/Public-Safety/Crime/two-deaths-being-investigated North Cumberland Street Feb 29th
Homicide #3 Red River
Ward
Charged Brianna Netemegesic 100 Block Picton Ave  Mar 3rd 
Homicide #4 Mckellar Ward Victim 
28-year-old Adrian Kadeem Drysdale of Toronto
500 Block North May Street  Mar 23rd
Homicide #5 Curent River Ward Victim
14 year old Kayliegh IVALL,


 
Arundel Street near Lyon Boulevard Apr 27th
Homicide 
#OPP
  Victim  
 
Near Wasp Lake Road 
Highway 527
May 13th
Homicide 
#6
Current River 
Ward
Victim PAUL WINNIFRED VIVIER
Charged 

DENIS TERRY BERNARD

MidTown Tinn May 30th
Homicide 
#7
Red River Ward Charged  Lyrina Jacob
Victim  YDIA ROSE JACOB,
Dawson Appartments  June 19th
Homicide 
#8
McKellar Ward Victim 
Christopher David MEESEETAWAGESIC, 31
400 block of Main Street Aug
30th.

#LSN_Crime   #LSN_TBay   #LSN_TBPS   #LSN_GSPS #LSN_SSMPS

 

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Charge upgraded to murder 13 May 2021

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Jerry FOX, age 32 of Mishkeegogamang First Nation has now been charged with Second Degree Murder contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code.

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