Articles By: JD Booth

OPP release photo of Petrolia bank robbery suspect

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Lambton OPP has released a photo of a man being sought in connection with Wednesday afternoon’s bank robbery at the CIBC branch in Petrolia with the hope that the public may be able to help in the identification of the suspect. The incident, which occurred at about 2:30 p.m., involved a single suspect, who is [...]

Goodacre, Lloyd Arthur, (July 21, 2014)

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Lloyd Arthur Goodacre, a resident of Sombra Twnsp, died peacefully at home on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the age of 66. Lloyd is the son of the late Clarence & Velma (Colborne) Goodacre. Beloved spouse of Sharron Frye. Loving father & step-father of Mark Goodacre (Kelly Woolman), Melody Dupon (Dave), Kathie McKinnon (Randy), Patty [...]

Carswell, Floyd Patrick, July 22, 2014)

Carswell- Peacefully at Bluewater Health-Palliative Care Unit, Sarnia on Tuesday July 22, 2014. Floyd Patrick Carswell age 81 years of Corunna. Beloved husband of the late Jean Carswell (2002). Loving father of Patriciaa Carswell-Alexander of Brigden. Much loved grandfather of Ben Alexander (Amanda Stones) and Christyann Alexander and great-grandfather of Keegan Alexander. Floyd is also [...]

Holbrough (nee Freer), Joy Marion, (July 23, 2014)

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Peacefully surrounded by her family, Joy Marion Holbrough (nee Freer), of Petrolia, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, at the age of 56. Loving wife of Larry Holbrough. Cherished and devoted mother of Colin (Jill) Holbrough, Brad (Naomi) Holbrough, and Carly Holbrough (Teddy). Treasured grandma of Karis, Griffin, Gemma, River, [...]

Ryl, Adam Adolf, (July 22, 2014)

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Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Adam Adolf Ryl passed away at the age of 74.  Beloved husband of Kathy Ryl.  Loving father of Dorothy (Michael) Moran and Susan (Mark) Cowan.  Cherished grandfather of James, Ryan and Jessica, and Matthew, Sarah, Jacob and Luke.  Dear brother of Ludwig Ryl of Toronto and Zygmond Ryl, Roman [...]

Company fined following death of worker nearly two years ago

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A Sarnia company has been fined after pleading guilty to a failure to ensure proper working conditions that resulted in the death of one of its workers. Plank Road Auto Wreckers, which was charged under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, will pay $60,000 plus a 25% victim surcharge. The worker, Shane Hackett, who was [...]

Afternoon bank heist results in lockdown of downtown Petrolia

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Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate the robbery of the Petrolia CIBC branch, which occurred Wednesday afternoon (July 23) at about 2:30 p.m. A local media alert had indicated several blocks near the bank had been cordoned off by police. Police say an unknown man entered the bank and produced what appeared to [...]

Can you identify the people breaking into St. Vincent de Paul store?

Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects depicted in a surveillance video. In the incident, which occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, July 11, suspects are seen entering the St. Vincent de Paul Store on Davis Street. They are alleged to have stolen a skateboard, watches and other items. While [...]

Police seeking help in solving bike theft

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Sarnia Police are asking the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for stealing a DIADORA brand men’s mountain bike from the rear of a business on Christina Street last Friday (July 18). The incident is said to have occurred at about 10:30 a.m. when a suspect used bolt cutters to remove the lock on [...]

OPP investigating two stolen vehicle incidents

Lambton OPP is continuing its investigations of two stolen vehicles, one that occurred Tuesday late afternoon in St. Clair Township and another early Wednesday morning in Lambton Shores that was involved in a single vehicle crash. In Tuesday’s incident, which occurred around 5 p.m., OPP had been notified of a stolen Ford F-350 truck that [...]