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Daring thieves steal safe -- with tow truck 
Newspapers  "Daring thieves steal safe -- with tow truck," Times - News (Thunder Bay), 18 May 1988, p. 3  Tow Truck Stolen ; Breaking and Entering ; Break-Ins ; Safe Stolen ; Tow Truck Dragged Safe ; West Fort William Credit Union ; Well-Planned Robbery ; $10,000 Reward Full text available on microfilm
Tow truck hauls away safe in daring 4:30 a.m. break-in 
Newspapers  "Tow truck hauls away safe in daring 4:30 a.m. break-in," Chronicle-Journal, 17 May 1988, p. 1  Tow Truck Stolen ; Breaking and Entering ; Break-Ins ; Tow Truck Towed Safe ; West Fort William Credit Union ; Well Thought Out Theft ; $10,000 Reward Full text available on microfilm.
Landers is sent to prison 
Newspapers  "Landers is sent to prison," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 3 Feb 1971, p. 1  Bank holdup ; Royal Bank Hodder Avenue ; Armed man ; $17,000 taken ; Later arrested ; Five-year sentence ; Glen Thomas Landers Full text available on microfilm
Lone bandit robs Port Arthur bank : manager is forced to hand over cash 
Newspapers  "Lone bandit robs Port Arthur bank : manager is forced to hand over cash," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 6 Aug 1965, p. 1  Armed robbery ; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Bay and Algoma Streets ; Masked man ; Escaped with $2000 ; No suspects ; Douglas Jeffrey (Bank Manager) ; Photos Full text available on microfilm
Appeal issued by P.A. police : no arrests yet 
Newspapers  "Appeal issued by P.A. police : no arrests yet," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 Aug 1965, p. 1  Police seek assistance ; Armed robbery ; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Bay and Algoma Streets ; Masked man ; Escaped with $2000 ; Douglas Jeffrey (Bank Manager) ; J.S. Niemi (Teller) Full text available on microfilm
Slug found in P.A. bank 
Newspapers  "Slug found in P.A. bank," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 9 Aug 1965, p. 1  Slug found ; Hold-up ; Armed robbery ; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Bay and Algoma Streets ; Masked man ; Escaped with $3,400 ; Several questioned ; No arrests ; Douglas Jeffrey (Bank Manager) ; J.S. Niemi (Teller) Full text available on microfilm
City man faces robbery charges 
Newspapers  "City man faces robbery charges," Chronicle-Journal, 21 Nov 1974, p. 1  Hold-up ; Toronto Dominion Bank ; Victoria Avenue ; Man fled with cash ; Found moments later ; Marcel Lamirande (Charged) ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Police holding suspect in daring bank holdup : Hodder Ave. branch scene of robbery 
Newspapers  "Police holding suspect in daring bank holdup : Hodder Ave. branch scene of robbery," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 4 Jun 1970, p. 1  Hold-ups ; Armed robberies ; Royal Bank ; Hodder Avenue ; Man in custody ; Weapon not found ; Undisclosed amount stolen ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Charge laid in holdup 
Newspapers  "Charge laid in holdup," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Jun 1970, p. 1  Man charged ; Armed robbery ; Royal Bank ; Hodder Avenue ; $17,000 taken ; Escaped to Boulevard Lake ; Located in Beaver Park ; Search and rescue dog ; Located gun and money ; Remanded in custody ; Glen Thomas Landers (Charged) ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Bank bandits flee with $10,000 cash : Intercity Plaza scene of holdup 
Newspapers  "Bank bandits flee with $10,000 cash : Intercity Plaza scene of holdup," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Dec 1969, p. 1  Armed robberies ; Hold-ups ; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Intercity Plaza ; Three men ; Masked and armed ; Held up bank ; Escaped with $10,000 ; Stolen car ; No suspects ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Police lost get-away car in heavy traffic 
Newspapers  "Police lost get-away car in heavy traffic," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Dec 1969, p. 1  Armed robberies ; Hold-ups ; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Intercity Plaza ; Three men ; Masked and armed ; Held up bank ; Stolen car ; Eluded police case ; No suspects ; Descriptions given Full text available on microfilm
P.A. Police press hunt for bandits 
Newspapers  "P.A. Police press hunt for bandits," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Dec 1969, p. 1  Weapons and clothing found ; Armed robbery ; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Intercity Plaza ; Three men ; Masked and armed ; Escaped with $10,000 ; Stolen car ; No suspects ; Police seeking assistance Full text available on microfilm
Bank holdup trial opens : decoy money spent 
Newspapers  "Bank holdup trial opens : decoy money spent," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 16 Dec 1970, 1, 2  Trials ; Bank robbery ; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Intercity Plaza ; Decoy money located ; Wayne Morin (Pleads not guilty) ; Witness testimonies ; Full text available on microfilm
Police charge two in daylight robbery 
Newspapers  "Police charge two in daylight robbery," Chronicle-Journal, 10 Feb 1977, p. 21  Two men charged ; Robbed bank ; Toronto Dominion Bank ; 319 Victoria Avenue ; Threatened teller with knife ; Escaped with $1,370 ; Apprehended at St. Louis Hotel ; Calvin Godfrey (Charged) ; George Solomon (Charged) Full text available on microfilm
Dryden policemen hunt lone gunman : robs credit union 
Newspapers  "Dryden policemen hunt lone gunman : robs credit union," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Mar 1962, p. 1  Dryden ; Credit Union ; Armed robbery ; Staff ordered into vault ; Robber escaped with $1,125 ; Roadblocks set up ; Good description of thief Full text available on microfilm
Man in custody in Dryden holdup : jobless bushworker 
Newspapers  "Man in custody in Dryden holdup : jobless bushworker," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 30 Mar 1962, p. 1  Suspect identified in line-up ; Not named ; Dryden ; Credit Union ; Armed robbery ; Robber escaped with $1,125 Full text available on microfilm
Mastermind behind gold heist 
Newspapers  "Mastermind behind gold heist," Chronicle-Journal, 20 Feb 1978, p. 1  Bank robberies ; Hold-ups ; Gold heist ; Escaped prisoner ; Elected to Chamber of Commerce ; Red Lake ; Wrote book ; Turned into movie ; Ken Leishman ; Known as Flying Bandit Full text available on microfilm
Night box door damaged 
Newspapers  "Night box door damaged," Chronicle-Journal, 31 Mar 1973, p. 13  Attempted robbery ; Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Thunder Bay Mall ; Night box door blasted ; No suspects Full text available on microfilm
Two men charged in bank robbery 
Newspapers  "Two men charged in bank robbery," Chronicle-Journal, 28 Jun 1973, p. 1  Two charged ; Burglary ; Bank of Commerce ; Thunder Bay Mall ; Blew up night deposit ; Warrants issued ; Not named ; Unrelated cases ; Cyclist struck ; Minor injuries ; Evan Majbroda (Cyclist) ; Perry Marquis (Driver) ; Attempet break-in ; 127 Arthur Street West ; Thieves scared off ; Liquor...
City man back in jail, now faces two charges 
Newspapers  "City man back in jail, now faces two charges," Chronicle-Journal, 19 Jul 1973, p. 15  Two men charged ; Bank robbery ; Imperial Bank of Commerce ; Thunder Bay Mall ; Blew up night drop ; Released until trial ; One back in jail ; Possession of substance ; Believed to be marijuana ; Reginald Tozer ; Donald Harry Stone (Facing two charges) Full text available on microfilm
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