Kenora OPP respond to more than 170 calls for service over the weekend

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KENORA — Members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police responded to nearly 180 calls over the weekend.

Police responded to a total of 177 calls between Friday, Feb. 26 and Monday, March 1, according to a police news release.

Some of the calls police responded to included seven assaults, 11 ambulance assistance, eight attempts or threats of suicide, two impaired offences, 17 liquor licence acts, six traffic complaints, eight domestic disputes, 16 police assistance, 11 police information, five trespassing incidents, two mental health-related calls, four motor vehicle collisions, one R.I.D.E check and 29 unwanted persons.

Police laid a total of 17 charges under the criminal code and highway traffic act.

Karen Edwards, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Thunder Bay Source