Man Found Safe and Wild Animals in the City


Officers attended the city’s east end at approximately 4:30 a.m. to assist in a search for a missing 88 year old man who had wandered from his residence. K9 officer Justice located the missing male shortly after beginning a track. The man was returned home safely.

Several calls were received this morning around 7:30 a.m. for a large moose calf wandering in the city’s east end. The animal travelled from the Irwin Avenue and Shannon Road areas to Holy Cross School and with assistance of officers was moved along the hub trail northbound past Bristol place and eventually into the woods behind Batchewana First Nation.

At 09:50 hours police were called for three black bears in the Whitney Avenue area.

At 12:27 police were called to the Millcreek area for two bear cubs up a tree and the mother bear wandering the neighbourhood.