Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Routine traffic stop yields two arrests and a cache of cocaine worth $17,650

Photograph of Cocaine

Sarnia police say a routine traffic stop last night lead officers to a significant amount of cocaine and two arrests. Members of the Vice Branch said today the “dramatic” traffic stop happened on the off ramp of Highway 402 onto Indian Road late yesterday afternoon just before 5 p.m. Police said the occupants of the [...]

Update: Fatal collision January 7 involving 10-year-old girl

Sarnia Police have released additional information to the public today stemming from their ongoing investigation into yesterday’s (Tuesday) fatal collision involving a 10-year-old girl. The accident happened just before 2 p.m. at the intersection of Cathcart Boulevard and Murphy Road in Sarnia. Police said Jillian Keck, 10-years-old, was taken to hospital from the scene but [...]

Police warn seniors to be savvy

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Sarnia Police say criminals are once again targeting local seniors attempting to mislead and take their money. On Oct. 16, police said, a local 86-year-old woman apparently received a phone call, from a from a man indicating he was the bank manager at her bank. Her call display didn’t register the phone number and that [...]

Sarnia police urging residents to protect their property

Sarnia Police Service

Sarnia police say it’s a never ending story and contend that community residents are continuing to be victims of senseless crimes that could easily be prevented if some extra pre-cautions are taken. The message from police is “Lock your cars and keep valuables out of sight.” Police said between Oct. 15 and 17 residents in [...]

Two alcohol related collisions in as many days

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Police said, in the first incident, a pick-up truck and mini-van collided at the intersection of Finch Drive and Wellington Street last week on Oct. 5 around 10:30 a.m. A Dodge pick-up truck was apparently traveling west on Wellington Street when the driver attempted to turn south on Finch Drive when it collided with Ford [...]

Woman arrested on warrants

Police are looking for information on this unidentified shoplifter in Sarnia (Thumb)

Sarnia Police has brought 31-year-old Joe-Anne Esther Wyonch into custody on Oct. 7 around 7:40 p.m. in connection to the theft of two Nintendo 3 DSI Excels that were stolen from a store at the Lambton Mall on Sep. 16 and 17. Wyonch was spotted riding her bicycle by a Sarnia Police COPPS Branch officer [...]

Update: Sarnia’s local top ten most wanted list rapidly downsizing

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Sarnia Police have been a roll this week having captured three more suspects from their often-updated Top Ten Most Wanted List, leaving just two individuals outstanding on the list. Del Daley-Fisher, 31, was arrested last night after she became involved in a motor vehicle collision shortly after 6 p.m. at the intersection of East and [...]

Sarnia police arrest wanted local man in Newmarket

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Sarnia Police sent officers to Newmarket yesterday afternoon to arrest and bring in 34-year-old Kenneth Jack Balice. On Feb. 27 Sarnia Police said Balice was wanted in relation to some domestic incidents that had been investigated here in January 2012. He failed to attend court in Sarnia on those charges in February and four warrants [...]

Suspect gives local police “run for their money” in early morning chase this week

Sarnia Police Service

An early morning police chase yesterday morning, police said, gave pursuing officers a "run for their money" in the city's south end. Dayshift officers were put right to work Tuesday morning at about 7:45 a.m. after police received a call about three people arguing in the 800-block of Phillip Street. Police responded to the area [...]

Update: Female suspect in theft identified

Police are looking for information on this unidentified shoplifter in Sarnia (Thumb)

Sarnia Police have issued a warrant to arrest 31-year-old Sarnia woman Joe-Ann Esther Wyonch in connection with a theft at a business in the Lambton Mall on Sep. 16. Police had obtained in-store video of the shoplifter and released it to the public asking for their assistance in identifying the female suspect. Since the woman’s [...]