The Thunder Bay Police have arrested a Toronto area male wanted on a Canadian Wide Warrant for multiple drug, firearm and aggravated assault of a police officer related charges in Toronto.
Officers located the male in a vehicle with two other males in a parking lot on the corner of Arthur Street and Vickers Street just before 12:30 p.m. The Emergency Task Unit attempted to arrest the male at this location. Two males fled the scene. A 39-year-old Thunder Bay male was taken into custody and has been charged with drug possession related charges.
Kibrom Kevin Tesfay, 25 years old from Toronto was located and arrested on the Canada Wide Warrant in the area of Ridgeway and Vickers Street.
A K-9 unit with the Ministry of Natural Resources was requested to search the scene as it was believed a firearm may have been dropped by one of the fleeing males. The search has been concluded and a firearm was not located. The vehicle associated with this male in this incident has been towed to the TBPS station.
This investigation is ongoing.