Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Theft of purse from college prompts police investigation, suspects being sought

Police are looking for the person in this CCTV video-still in relation to a purse-snaching investigation, but said he is not presently a suspect

Sarnia Police are looking to identify a person who may be a witness to the alleged theft of a ladies purse from Lambton College on Jul. 17 between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. A basketball game was being played with several people attending the event.  The purse is a "Coach" brand, gray and silver in […]

Update: Blackwell Side Road and Michigan Avenue collision

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Sarnia Police are continuing their investigation into yesterday’s collision at Blackwell Sideroad and Michigan Avenue. It was reported that a 40-year old Sarnia woman allegedly went through a stop sign while traveling west on Michigan when she collided with another vehicle driven by a 54-year-old Sarnia man who was headed west on Michigan. The female driver […]

Daytime break and enter, theft from cars

Sarnia's Canatara Park was the location of two vehicle break and enter crimes yesterday sometime after 5 pm according to police

The front door had apparently been forced open, said police, as there was obvious damage. Drawers had been pulled open and items tossed about. Jewelry is allegedly missing as well as cash. Police believe the suspects fled through the back door. In a separate incident, two vehicles parked in Canatara Park had apparently been entered […]

Arrested… again, Ottawa man faces more charges

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Some people never learn. Sarnia Police said today the 27-year-old Ottawa man that was arrested on Friday for Break and Enter ended up in police custody again yesterday. He had been released on a Recognizance of Bail by a Justice on Jul. 14. The man was seen in the area of Ann and Stuart Streets […]

Police looking for suspects in weekend break and enters

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On Jul. 13, Sarnia Police responded to a residence on Southern Avenue to take a report of a break and enter to a residential home. The house had allegedly been ransacked with drawers and cupboards opened and furniture moved about. A 60-year-old woman and her grandson had slept thru the incident.  A back door had […]

Cyclist with no lights stopped, alcohol found and suspect in breach of probation conditions arrested

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A Sarnia police officer on patrol had to break suddenly last Friday to avoid hitting a cyclist who was darting out of a parking lot without a light. On Jul. 13 around 9:15 p.m. a Sarnia Police COPPS officer was on a routine patrol in the area of Confederation and Vanier Roads. The officer had […]

Sarnia police respond to break and enter at local business, Ottawa man arrested

Break and Enter

A 27-year-old man from Ottawa was found inside a downtown business on his unluckiest day, Friday, July 13, 2012. Sarnia Police responded to a 911 call just before 11 p.m. about a break and enter in progress at a business on the 100-block of North Christina that was not open at the time. Police gained […]

Update: Collision on Christina and Nelson Streets

Collision on Christina and Nelson Streets in Sarnia on July 15, 2012

Sarnia Police are investigating an accident yesterday involving a blue Ford Mustang being driven by a 23-year-old male that collided with two pedestrians at the corner of Christina and Nelson Streets yesterday afternoon. A 17-year old female from Sarnia and a 17-year-old male from Petrolia were struck as they walked west along Christina Street yesterday […]

Two small fires on the same day


Sarnia Police responded to two small fires in opposite ends of the city on Jul. 12. Around 3:30 p.m., police went to the 300-block of South Brock Street after a portion of a residential deck and fence caught fire. A man driving by saw the smoke coming from behind the house. He apparently gained control […]

Three men arrested in 12 hours

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Sarnia police said that July 12 was a busy day for arrests this year, ending in three arrests over a 12 hour timeframe. Just after 10 a.m., a COPPS officers went to a home in the 200-block of Devine Street trying to find a 34-year-old Sarnia man wanted on outstanding warrants. He was wanted on […]