Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Young boy struck by vehicle while riding bicycle on Cardiff

Kids and bicycle safety

A young boy was hit by a car Thursday evening while riding his bicycle on Cardiff Drive. Sarnia Police officers are investigating the traffic accident that took place yesterday at around 6:10 p.m. on Cardiff Drive at Cardiff Court. The five-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle travelling north on Cardiff Drive. The boy was [...]

Police investigating break and enter, truck stolen on Lombardy Drive

Sarnia Police Service

Police are investigating a break and enter that happened early yesterday morning on Lombardy Drive that resulted in theft of the family vehicle. On Sep. 12 around 6:30 a.m. local authorities were called and responded to an alleged break and enter at a residence on Lombardy Drive that, police said, happened sometime during the night. [...]

Threats on Facebook against local school prompts police lock-down

Ecole Secondaire Saint-Francois Xavier

St. Clair Catholic School Board officials alerted Sarnia police early Wednesday morning in relation to threats made against Ecole Secondaire Saint-Francois Xavier on Facebook. Sarnia Police Service Uniform and Youth Bureau officers responded to investigate the threat that was allegedly posted online by a female student. School officials called a Code Yellow at about 8:45 [...]

Update: Twin Lakes homicide, police asking for more public assistance

Mazda Protégé (Photo1)

Did you see this vehicle on Fri., Sep. 7 between 4 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.? Sarnia Police Services are looking for anyone who may have seen a grey, 4-door, Mazda Protégé that is believed to have travelled between Twin Lakes Drive and Ross Avenue early Friday morning. Police said the route taken by the vehicle [...]

Update: Twin Lakes homicide, family releases photo of victim

Joanne Underhill

The autopsy on 50-year-old Joanne Underhill was completed over the weekend on Sep. 8 at London Health Sciences Centre. The preliminary cause of death is listed as a stab wound. 52-year-old James Province appeared today by video at the Provincial Court, Sarnia Division. ;The accused was remanded in custody until Oct. 9. Today members of [...]

Sarnia Police to host second Tweet-a-Thon

Sarnia Police will be having a second Tweet-a-Thon on September 8, 2012

Once again Sarnia Police will be demonstrating their staunch commitment to connecting with the public and how they’ve embraced social media coming off their very successful inaugural Tweet-a-Thon that was held on Canada Day Sarnia Police Service will be hosting another Tweet-a-Thon on Saturday, Sep. 8 starting at 8 p.m.  The first one was held [...]

Police looking for Sentry safe taken from home in Wiltshire subdivision

Sentry safe

Sarnia Police are looking for a missing Sentry safe allegedly taken from a home in the Wiltshire subdivision by someone who was house-sitting for the homeowners. The incident started on Sep. 1 when the residents arranged for a family friend to house sit for them while they went on holiday. The house sitter had a [...]

Westminster Avenue experienced two separate break and enters over weekend

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Police said two homes on Westminster Avenue in Sarnia were broken into sometime between Sep. 1 and Sep. 2. In the first case, someone entered through a rear patio door which was left unlocked and removed a man’s wallet and a woman’s purse from the kitchen area sometime after 11 p.m. Cash and identification was [...]

Sarnia Police updates community on busy Labour Day Weekend

Sarnia Police Service

This year, said police, Labour Day Weekend was busy as local law enforcement reportedly responded to 262 calls for service since Friday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. Reported were the following calls: 24           911 calls 16           Alarms 5             Assault complaints 4             Break and Enter complaints 11           Disturb the Peace 21           Domestic/Family Disputes 23           Liquor Licence Act calls [...]

Sarnia police to use speed indicator trailer over next few weeks

Typical speed trailer used by police forces around North American

Sarnia police said residents and visitors will see the Speed Indicator Trailer in town over the next few weeks. This device is used by law enforcement to create driver awareness by reducing speed and changing driver behavior. The trailer will be placed in various areas of the city and tells a driver what their speed [...]