Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Third man arrested in shoplifting incident involving a knife

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Sarnia Police have arrested a third man who was wanted in relation to a shoplifting incident on June 14 in which the suspects reportedly produced a knife when approached by security. The three males, police say, went into a local business giving the impression they were there to make purchases when instead, once they had [...]

UPDATE: Stabbing on Wellington Street

300-block of Wellington Street in Sarnia.

Sarnia Police responded to reports earlier this week, Wed., Jun. 19 just after the noon hour, of a disturbance at a residence in the 300-block of Wellington Street. Shortly after police arrived on the scene, it was learned that John Edward Nahmabin, 24, had been stabbed by 42-year-old man who is also from Sarnia. Nahmabin, [...]

Police looking for witnesses to collision

Sarnia Police Service

Sarnia police are looking for witnesses to an apparent two-car collision that reportedly happened Thursday morning around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Exmouth and East Streets. It is believed that both drivers involved may have sustained minor injuries. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this collision to call Constable Mark Berger at [...]

Erratic driver eludes police, license plate information taken

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Police say just after 3 a.m. this morning, officers spotted vehicle being driven erratically heading east on Confederation Street near Mitton. The driver was reportedly swerving in his lane when the officer pull the driver over in the area of Russell and Devine Streets; however, the vehicle accelerated and began running stop signs and red [...]

Two assaults, three victims and drugs

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Local police reportedly responded to two separate assaults Tuesday, Apr. 16, in Sarnia. Just after 1 p.m. Sarnia Police were called to an incident in the area of John and Devine Streets after a 20-year-old was allegedly punched in the face by a 22-year-old acquaintance. The 20-year-old victim, who is from Sarnia, apparently suffered a [...]

Thefts in Sherwood Village

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Police said an outbreak of thefts from vehicles has plagued Sherwood Village for the past three days. Several people, police say, have apparently reported thefts from their vehicles between Apr. 9 and today in the Sarnia subdivision. Police don’t have any suspects yet, but said unidentified persons have allegedly entered several vehicles on Oslo, Turner, [...]

Three drunks in as many night

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Sarnia Police were kept busy this past weekend with a trio of drunks. Police say it began on Friday, Jan. 18 just after 10 p.m. when police responded to a noisy party complaint in the 800-block of Devine Street. Police were also called to this same address back in November for the same reason. Officers [...]

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 [...]