Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Update: Adrian released

Sarnia Police Service

Sarnia Police reported Thursday that Katie Elizabeth Adrian, 24, from London was released on bail last week. Adrian was arrested in connection with two robberies that happened earlier this month in Sarnia, and then she was released on a recognizance of bail. She is facing robbery and prostitution charges and is slated to make her […]

Update: Joseph Ayala in police custody

Joseph Marcelino Ayala

Sarnia Police reported late yesterday afternoon that wanted person Joseph Marcelino Ayala, age 23, is in custody in London, Ontario. Ayala of Sarnia was arrested and subsequently released on bail Sep. 13 but now faces additional charges of Robbery and Breach of Recognizance. A new warrant for his arrest was issued Sep. 17. He will […]

Police asking for public assistance to identify shoplifter

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

Sarnia Police are looking for a female shoplifter and asking for the public's assistance in making an identification. The alleged theft occurred at a business in the Lambton Mall on Sunday, Sep. 16 between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. The female depicted in the photo took a blue, Nintendo 3 DSI Excel, valued at approximately […]

Young girl assaulted on way to school this morning

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

A young girl was assaulted on her way to school this morning, narrowly escaping what appeared to be an abduction attempt due to raw adrenalin and quick thinking on the part of the young lady. The 12-year-old girl was on Mitton Street, between Cameron and Cobden Streets, riding her bicycle to school, heading north on […]

Two robberies, four people charged and two still on the run

Sarnia Police Service

There are investigations, said police, into two separate robberies that happened in the city in recent weeks, both spurred when unsuspecting victims were invited into other people’s homes. The first robbery allegedly happened on Sep. 3 at around 7:30 p.m. in the 600-block of North Indian Road when a 40-year-old Sarnia man was robbed of […]

Senior citizen charged with firearms offences

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Police charged a 66-year-old Sarnia man with several firearms offences stemming from an incident that started back on Aug. 20 when a 51-year-old Sarnia woman went to police to report a man exposing himself to her. The woman said the man had allegedly exposed himself to her on several occasions before she decided to come […]

Teen victim of hit and run on Murphy Road

Hit and Run

Sarnia Police are looking for witnesses in relation to a car-pedestrian collision that happened today at the entrance way of the Supercenter Lot at 600 Murphy Road. Police said this incident happened around 11:45 a.m. when a 15-year-old male was walking northbound on the east sidewalk of Murphy, crossing over the entrance way into the […]

Recent drug charges and arrests

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

The Vice Branch of the Sarnia Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant with the assistance of The COPPS Branch in the 200-block of South Christina Street on Sep. 13 around 5:45 p.m. and found a cache of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Once inside, officers reportedly found some methamphetamine, marijuana and […]

Weekend hit and run in construction zone, separate collision involving intoxicated man

Sarnia Police Service

Police reported a busy weekend, with 159 calls for service since Friday, several of which involved traffic related collisions. On Sep. 15 just before 2 a.m., a white Ford Explorer reportedly crashed through a construction zone in the area of Devine and Ontario Streets and a male was seen running from the scene. Police said […]

Stolen van taken from South Vidal

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

A van was allegedly stolen this morning in the early hours from a location on South Vidal Street. Sarnia Police are reporting the theft of the vehicle believed to be taken from the 1200-block of South Vidal Street at around 2:40 a.m. The 2005 white Chevrolet van reportedly has Ontario Licence plate 4498KZ. It has […]