Child pornography investigation results in charges

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TB23050593
Location: Thunder Bay

A local resident faces charges after police executed a search warrant as a result of a child pornography investigation.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Cyber Crime Unit began investigating after receiving information that material consistent with child pornography had been attempted to be shared in November 2023.

The…

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Officers help reverse suspected overdose

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TB24021087
Location: Thunder Bay

A quick response by police officers helped reverse a suspected overdose.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Primary Response Branch were in the area of May Street and Victoria Avenue on Saturday, May 25, when they were flagged down for assistance.

The officers located an unconscious male who was in medical distress. The…

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Police warning of potential scams

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Location: Thunder Bay

The Thunder Bay Police Service has received reports of two scams that have targeted local residents.

In one scheme, police have received reports of a mailed letter purportedly from a law firm specializing in debt collection, claiming that the recipient’s personal details have been leaked onto the dark web and that the law firm has…

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Message from Chief Darcy Fleury - May 2024

Message from Chief Darcy Fleury - May 2024

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The Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) continues to respond to a growing number of calls for service.

As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Supporting people to avoid repeat interactions with law enforcement is one of many ways to reduce crime. Strong community partnerships are key to success.

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Items seized as a result of drug trafficking investigations are displayed.

Police demonstrate results of recent drug trafficking investigations

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Location: Thunder Bay

Today, the Thunder Bay Police Service held a media event to demonstrate the results of multiple separate drug trafficking investigations conducted last week.

Between May 14-18, three investigations led to the arrests of six individuals who are non-district residents, along with the seizure of two loaded handguns. Police also recovered 2.6…

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Drug trafficking investigation leads to arrest of suspect found with loaded handgun

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TB24020005
Location: Thunder Bay

A southern Ontario man faces several charges after being arrested and found in possession of a loaded handgun and suspected cocaine and fentanyl.

An investigation by members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence Unit identified a male suspect believed to be involved in drug trafficking activity.

The investigation…

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Loaded handgun, drugs seized after search warrant executed

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TB24018467
Location: Thunder Bay

A search warrant of a south-side residence has resulted in the arrest of three men from southern Ontario, along with the seizure of drugs and a loaded handgun.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Emergency Task Unit, with assistance from the Intelligence Unit and the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, executed a warrant at an…

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Two arrested, suspected cocaine and fentanyl seized

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TB24019427
Location: Thunder Bay

A drug trafficking investigation has led to the arrests of two men from southern Ontario and the seizure of suspected cocaine and fentanyl.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence Unit began investigating after receiving information about suspected drug trafficking activity in the city.

The investigation led to the…

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Missing Person - Celinda PATAYASH, 54

Missing Person - Celinda PATAYASH, 54

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TB24019089
Location: Thunder Bay

The Thunder Bay Police Service is requesting public assistance in locating missing person Celinda PATAYASH, 54.

She was reported as a missing person to the Thunder Bay Police Service on Sunday, May 12.

She is described as Indigenous, standing 5'0" in height with a slim build. She has long dark brown hair and brown eyes, with a…

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Police Week 2024

Thunder Bay Police Service recognizes Police Week 2024

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The Thunder Bay Police Service is proud to join our law enforcement partners to mark Police Week, which runs from May 12-18.

This year's provincial theme is “Join Policing: Keep Ontario Safe," which emphasizes the important role police members play in community safety, and how members of the community can take an active role in keeping…

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