The following are news releases issued by the North Bay Police Service:
North Bay Police are requesting the public avoid Memorial Drive while the Ministry of Natural Resources, North Bay Public Works and North Bay Police are attempting to help a moose exit the water by the waterfront. We will advise when the moose has left the area.
North Bay Police Service investigated three Robberies in a short period of time and have one male in custody.
On Nov. 13, 2017 at 9:52 p.m., a male wearing a hood and a balaclava over his head, entered a Motel on O’Brien Street, North Bay, brandished a knife and demanded money from the front desk clerk. The cash register was emptied.
On Nov. 14, 2017 at 6:50 p.m., a male attended a gas station on Trout Lake Road wearing a hood and white sheet over his head with holes cut out for the eyes and approached the attendant, pulled out a knife and demanded money from the cash register, safe and the attendant’s own money. The male took money from the register and left.
On Nov. 14, 2017 at 6:56 p.m., the same male attended a convenience store on Trout Lake Road and approached the counter and brandished a knife demanding money. The clerk gave the money from the till.
The North Bay Police located the male on Gordon Avenue where he ran from police and was arrested shortly after.
Joseph Kelly, age 35 of North Bay is charged with three counts of armed robbery and is being held in custody for a bail hearing.