Monday, October 14, 2013

Officer Singlehandedly Nabs Reckless Driver

A Thunder Bay Police officer attempted to stop a vehicle in the 300 block of Hartvicksen Street early this morning. The vehicle drove away before it crashed onto a lawn where it became stuck, and the lone officer was able to arrest the driver who was attempting to drive away. The officer suffered injuries to his arm and was taken to hospital where he was treated and released.

Robbery Suspect In Custody

A 20 year old man is in custody after a robbery at the  North Cumberland Street Shell gas bar.   Police say that a man walked into the station at around 5 o'clock on Sunday afternoon armed with a knife and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. They say that a suspect was arrested a short time later.  No one was injured.

Bus Talks Still In Limbo

No new talks are planned to try to end the labour dispute between bus drivers and Thunder Bay Transit.   Transit union spokesperson Sheila Kivisto says neither side is making the first move by calling up the conciliator and requesting a meeting.  Conciliated talks broke off October 2nd.   The bus drivers haven't had a new contract for 15 months.