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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.

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DRUG DEALER ARRESTED FOR RAPE IN BURLINGTON 26 June 2022

DRUG DEALER ARRESTED FOR RAPE IN BURLINGTON

THUNDER BAY, BURLINGTON, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 26, 2022 (LSNews)  A man on bail with a history of drug dealing was arrested for rape in Burlington yesterday, Saturday June 25,2022

Hardworking Burlington Police Officers have criminally charged a 29 year old black male, JAHZEIGH STEPHENS with:

  • -sexual assault\

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Homicide #8  MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED 26 June 2022

Homicide #8 MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED

Crown Street Area

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~June 26, 2022 (LSNews)  Hardworking Thunder Police Officers responded to a call of violence yesterday, Saturday June 25,2022. in the Crown Street Area. 

Officers arrived quickly to find that local criminal AIDEN CUNNINGHAM had been stabbed and died. 

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POPLAR HILL STABBING SUSPECT ARRESTED 25 June 2022

POPLAR HILL STABBING SUSPECT ARRESTED

KENORA, POPULAR HILL  ~~~~  June 25, 2022 (LSNews)  Hardworking Nishnawbe Aski Police Officers on the Poplar Hill Reserve responded to a call of knife violence yesterday, Friday June 24,2022.

Officers quickly learned that a male band member, DELBERT STRANG had been stabbed with a knife and a female had been threatened with a knife. 

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DRUG DEALERS BUSTED AGAIN 24 June 2022

DRUG DEALERS BUSTED AGAIN

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 24, 2022 (LSNews)  Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers arrested some more drug dealers again last night, Thursday June 23,2022. 

Officers arrested three drug dealers and seized a quantity of cocaine , oxycodone & cash.  

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Soo Police Serice Bear Safety 24 June 2022

Soo Police Serice Bear Safety

SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 24, 2022 (LSNews)  Police have received several reports of a bear and cubs in the area of Alworth Place. The bears have been seen near homes and sheds in this area.

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WANTED “MISSING” MAN ARRESTED FOR MURDER 24 June 2022

WANTED “MISSING” MAN ARRESTED FOR MURDER

Thunder Bay Homicide #7

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~   June 24, 2022 (LSNews)  Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers have arrested a Thunder Bay man for murder. 

It’s alleged that shortly after 2 am this morning, Friday June 24, 2022 that Thunder Bay Police responded to a call at a home in the 900 block of Miles Street. across from the Fort William Gardens. 

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Justice Centre applies to participate in Emergencies Act Inquiry 23 June 2022

Justice Centre applies to participate in Emergencies Act Inquiry

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~   June 23, 2022 (LSNews)  The Justice Centre has submitted an application for participatory standing at the inquiry being held into the declaration of the Emergencies Act by the federal government in response to the February trucker convoy and protest in Ottawa and blockades at various border crossings across Canada. If the application succeeds, the Justice Centre will have certain participatory rights at the inquiry, which may include a seat at counsel table, the opportunity to make evidentiary, factual and legal submissions, submit policy papers, suggest and cross-examine witnesses, and/or participate in deliberations.

#LSN_PublicSafety  #LSN_Health 

OCPC Notice of Hearing  to Retiring Thunder Bay Police Chief 23 June 2022

OCPC Notice of Hearing to Retiring Thunder Bay Police Chief

Earlier today Cheif Haugh announced her Retirement

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 23, 2022 (LSNews)  This morning in a Media Release on Facebook Chief Hauth announced On Tuesday June 14th, I gave the Thunder Bay Police Services Board notice of my intent to retire as of June 14, 2023. At that point, I will have completed my 30th year as a Police Officer with the Thunder Bay Police Service.

A few hours later Ontario Civilian Police Commission Serves a Notice of Hearing on the Chief of Thunder Bay Police Services Following an investigation under s. 25 of the Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.15. (PSA) into certain alleged conduct of Ms. Sylvie Hauth, Chief of the Thunder Bay Police Service, the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC), has determined that a hearing into the allegations is warranted. Accordingly, a Notice of Hearing has been served on Chief Hauth setting out three counts of alleged misconduct, contrary to the Code of Conduct included In Ontario Regulation 268/10 enacted under the PSA.
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Nipigon OPP $79K SEIZED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP 23 June 2022

Nipigon OPP $79K SEIZED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP

NIPIGON, ONTARIO ~~~~  June 23, 2022 (LSNews)   In a media release by Allison Lawrence      A/Media Relations Coordinator On June 22, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a member of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment was conducting general patrol along Highway 11-17 when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the eastbound lane.

#LSN_Crime #LSN_OPP  #LSN_DrugBust 

Weapon and Drug Charges Laid 23 June 2022

Weapon and Drug Charges Laid

SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~   June 23, 2022 (LSNews)  On June 22, 2022, officers with Patrol Services charged 43-year-old William Ross with weapon and drug offences.

Around 4:00 a.m. officers observed a vehicle parked at a business in the 800 block of Great Northern Road. Officers conducted a traffic stop. Officers approached the vehicle and the lone occupant identified as the accused. Officers discovered the accused was wanted for breach of probation and he was arrested on the strength of the warrant.

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