Collision into business and arrest

Incident Date
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 11:30
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2018-12-07

A Thunder Bay Police Service officer observed a person possibly wanted on warrants just after 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.

The suspect was driving a pickup truck northbound on Vickers Street North when an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop.

The suspect ignored the officer’s lights and siren before accelerating and speeding through a stop sign at the intersection of Vickers Street North and Northern Avenue. The pickup truck then sideswiped a delivery vehicle before crashing into a business at a high rate of speed.

The crash caused extensive damage to the building and rendered the vehicle inoperable.

Police arrested the suspected driver at the scene.

Cheyenne Marie Bannon, 27, of Thunder Bay, has been charged with Dangerous Operation – Motor Vehicle, Flight from Police, Obstruct Peace Breach of Probation.

She appeared in court Friday morning and has been remanded into custody with a future date. 


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