News Releases

Business Break and Enters over the Weekend

October 1, 2019

North Bay Police are seeking suspects stemming from the report of two business break and enters reported on September 30th.

The front entrance of a store located in the 789 block area of McKeown Avenue in North Bay was forced open sometime in the late evening of September 29th or early morning hours of September 30th. The unknown suspect rummaged through the business prior to removing a small amount of cash. The North Bay Police Forensic Identification Unit is assisting with this ongoing investigation.

Sometime between the evening of Saturday September 28th and Monday morning September 30th a business location on Progress Court in North Bay was victimized. Storage units were forced open and various hand tools and power tools were removed.

Both investigations are ongoing. The Investigating Officer, Constable Shank, is asking anyone with information that may assist police with either of these investigations to call the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555 and select option 9 to speak to a police officer.

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

North Bay Police remind business owners that there are several steps that can be taken to assist in crime prevention. Quality motion detecting lights and alarms are an excellent start to help secure your business. If your business would like further crime prevention strategies or an assessment please contact Community Safety Coordinator John Schultz at the North Bay Police to make your appointment.