Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Young girl assaulted on way to school this morning

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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

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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

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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 [...]

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 [...]