Single-vehicle motor vehicle collision on Saturday Man accused of impaired driving

Single-vehicle motor vehicle collision on Saturday Man accused of impaired driving

North Bay Police were dispatched to the scene of a single-vehicle motor vehicle collision shortly after
2 a.m. on Saturday, October 29th, 2016, following a call from a concerned citizen who suspected the male driver was intoxicated. The driver’s car was in the ditch on Tower Drive.

Following an investigation, police arrest and charged the 23-year old male driver from Nipissing, Ontario, with:

  • One count of impaired operation of a motor vehicle; and
  • One count of driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

He was later released from custody with a court date scheduled for November 8th, 2016.

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Single-vehicle motor vehicle collision on Sunday
Woman accused of impaired driving

North Bay Police were dispatched to the scene of a single-vehicle motor vehicle collision shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 30th, 2016, following a call from a concerned citizen who suspected the female driver was intoxicated. The driver’s van was in the ditch on Norwood Avenue.

Following an investigation, police arrested and charged the 32-year old female driver from Redbridge, Ontario, with:

  • One count of impaired operation of a motor vehicle; and
  • One count of driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.

She was later released from custody with a court date scheduled for November 8th, 2016.

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Theft from vehicle

North Bay Police are currently investigating a theft from a vehicle that occurred at approximately 1 a.m. on Friday, October 28th, 2016. A wallet containing cash and identification was taken from a vehicle parked on Labreche Drive. The emptied wallet was later found near Marshall Avenue and Lakeshore Drive. Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male suspect, described as:

  • a Caucasian man, possibility in his 30s;
  • with a buzz cut and receding hairline, a moustache and a thin beard;
  • wearing a winter coat, jeans and running shoes and carrying a back pack.

How to submit a tip
Anyone with information that may assist police with this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Gainforth of the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555. For those who wish to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.

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Thefts from vehicles

North Bay Police are currently investigating numerous reports of thefts from vehicles.

Early Sunday morning (October 30th, 2016), a person unknown entered and attempted to enter several vehicles parked on Marshall Park Drive and Massey Drive. Cash and identification were reported stolen.

How to submit a tip
Anyone with information that may assist police with these investigations is asked to contact the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555. For those who wish to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.

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Crime prevention is a shared responsibility

The North Bay Police Service reminds vehicle owners to take steps to protect yourself from becoming a victim of crime by following these crime prevention tips.

When leaving your vehicle unattended:

  • Never leave your vehicle running.
  • Always lock all the doors and roll up all the windows of your vehicle.
  • Never leave your wallet, cash (including loose change), identification, credit cards or gift cards.
  • Remove valuables (such as cell phones, GPS, sunglasses) and recent purchases from plain view.
  • Remove spare keys.

Report crime in progress by calling 9-1-1
9-1-1 is an emergency number, to be used when people or property are at risk. Call 9-1-1 to report a crime in progress or about to occur, such as a person walking from vehicle to vehicle checking door handles.