Oregano Raid Halts Dinner Rush at Local Restaurant

From: Nora D. Shadsworth, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — Diners at Greco’s Pizza on Algonquin Avenue had their meals interrupted Thursday evening as a joint police task force raided the well-loved restaurant in an embarrassingly botched drug bust. “At exactly 19:00 on Thursday February 20th, an elite team of narcotics officers entered the premises of […]

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Mattawa O.P.P. capture a duck

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — After a nearly nine hour chase, the North East Region O.P.P. reported Friday morning that they had successfully captured a duck. “On charges of criminal conspiracy, trespassing, and resisting arrest, the O.P.P. have detained a species of waterfowl suspected to be a duck,” reads a statement […]

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O.P.P. orders fleet of paddleboats

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff MATTAWA — Following a high octane chase on Lake Talon which involved a paddleboat and a dog, the Mattawa O.P.P. announced early this morning that they would be ordering an entire fleet of police pursuit paddleboats. “I think our proud men and women deserve only the best,” began O.P.P. […]

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Council chooses a volunteer police department

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – After a lengthy debate over whether North Bay should switch to the OPP or keep its own police service, council voted Sunday 10-2 in favour of using a volunteer police department. “It makes a lot of sense,” says North Bay Councillor Grey Terrence. “We’ve crunched the numbers […]

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