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Council gets set to start busy budget season

Thunder Bay City Council has a busy month ahead of them. Council will likely be meeting as many as two or three nights each week for the month of February as they deal with regular meetings on top of special budget sessions.

City police officer charged with misconduct

A city police officer has been charged with misconduct following an allegation of neglect of duty. Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service announced Monday that one of the force’s officers was charged under the police service act on Jan. 28.

Four arrested following pick-up theft

Four people are facing charges following the theft of a pickup truck early Monday morning. The truck was taken from a Melbourne Road home around 3:30 a.m. and was immediately reported to police.
Texting troubles

Texting troubles

She knew it the second the blue and red lights flashed on the unmarked police car behind her. “Busted,” was all the woman could muster, when Const.

Man robbed at knifepoint

Thunder Bay Police Service officers are looking for two men and a woman involved in an armed robbery early Saturday morning. Police say a man was walking down Simpson Street near Rowand Street when two men and a woman approached him around 4 a.m.

Man charged with assault with a weapon

Police charged a 26-year-old-man with assault with a weapon following an alleged road rage incident. Thunder Bay Police Service officers says a 36-year-old-man allegedly cut off the 26-year-old-man on Edward Street Friday around 6:30 p.m.
OPP asking public for opinions on how well the force is doing

OPP asking public for opinions on how well the force is doing

The provincial police need the public’s help to find out how well the organization is doing. Starting Feb. 1, R.A.
Budget wants

Budget wants

Some residents say that Thunder Bay city council should take more time to discuss road repairs as they review the proposed 2011 budget. City council took its first look at the proposed budget last week.

Pedestrian sent to hospital after two-vehicle crash

One person was sent to hospital Friday after a collision involving two vehicles and a pedestrian on Memorial Avenue. Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to the scene around 3:30 p.m.

Combined forces search nets Oxycodone, ecstasy

The region’s combined forces crime unit arrested a man following a drug bust on Carl Avenue Friday. Police seized 878 Oxycodone pills, along with about 2,000 ecstasy pills and a small quantity of cocaine and marijuana.
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