Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Police’

Police say suspects in armed robbery of Bright’s Grove pharmacy still at large

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Sarnia Police are continuing to investigate a rare armed robbery after a Bright’s Grove pharmacy was held up Friday afternoon (Dec. 6) by two masked men holding what appeared to be a firearm. Lambton OPP assisted with a canine unit that happened to be in the area. Police are not disclosing what, if anything, was [...]

Alleged hit and run driver identified as Sarnia Police officer

Sarnia Police say one of their own was the driver of a truck that hit two light standards at the corner of Michigan Ave and Colborne Rd. last Sunday. The officer, 35-year-old Jeff Michael Simm, was arrested just before 9 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 5). Police had previously asked for the public’s help in locating the [...]

Sarnia Police say they know owner of Sunday hit and run vehicle

Sarnia Police say they have identified the owner of a vehicle said to be involved in a Sunday morning (Dec  1) hit and run accident at the Colborne Road/Michigan Avenue intersection. Initially police had responded to reports of a collision at about 5:15 a.m. A Ford pickup truck, northbound on Colborne, had collided with two [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires donating free tickets for RIDE program

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires are once again teaming up with city police in a bid to combat drinking and driving. Theo Bet, vice president of marketing for the local Jr. ‘B’ hockey club, announced Friday the Legionnaires are donating 700 tickets that police will give to drivers who get through Holiday Season RIDE checks unscathed. [...]

Sarnia man linked to at least a dozen break ins, two arsons

UPDATED with name of accused. Sarnia Police say they are holding a 24-year-old Sarnia man on some 120 charges related to a series of break ins dating back to early August. Kyle Brown, who was arrested at a home on Russell Street South on the evening of Nov. 18,  remains in custody. He will appear [...]

Sarnia Police are investigating appearance of bogus ‘C’ notes

Sarnia Police say they are involved in the ongoing investigation regarding the recent circulation of suspected counterfeit $100 bills. There have been approximately 11 reported incidents in Sarnia and many other reported incidents in various jurisdictions in southwestern Ontario.  The counterfeit bills that have been seized are the old paper notes and not the new [...]

Three arrested on possession charges after discovery of marijuana, methamphetamine

A search warrant conducted Sunday night at a residence in the 900 block of Colborne Road has resulted in the arrest of three individuals, a 38-year-old man, a 28-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman, all from Sarnia. Police say the older man was charged with possession of marijuana and released on a Promise to Appear. [...]

Sarnia man, now in jail, accused of threatening mom who wouldn’t give him money

Sarnia Police say a 41-year-old city man, who allegedly stole money from his mother and threatened to kill her when he returned to her apartment, demanding more cash, is in jail facing numerous charges. An arrest was made on Monday (Nov. 18) following the woman’s 911 call for help. She had left the phone off [...]

Second sighting of suspicious black truck has heightened attention of police

Sarnia Police say they are investigating a second report of what is being described as a suspicious black truck, operated by a man wearing a ski mask and gloves, seen in at least two neighbourhoods in recent days. The first incident, which occurred on Monday, Nov. 4 between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., was reported [...]

Sarnia man faces dozens of domestic-related charges against former girlfriend

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Sarnia Police Service say a 43-year-old city man faces 35 charges related to domestic-related incidents dating back to 2010. Jeffrey Mark Grant, who remains in custody as of 12:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 12), was arrested Nov. 6. He is scheduled to appear Wednesday (Nov. 13) by video, during which time a date will be set [...]