Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Police’

For lack of chin strap . . .

Sarnia Police say they arrested an operator of an e-bike on Tuesday morning (June 3) who was initially stopped on Exmouth Street for not having a chin strap on his helmet fastened. What escalated the situation into an arrest was the revelation that the 54-year-old man was under a lifetime driving ban for having several [...]

Sarnia Police say Forest man faces two counts of theft, break and enter

Sarnia Police say a 24-year-old Forest man has been charged with two counts of theft and one of break and enter after two separate incidents in the 600 block of Hall Street Tuesday morning. In the first incident, which occurred shortly after 7 a.m., a homeowner said he observed the suspect standing by a previously [...]

Police warn about ‘common’ telephone scam that cost victim $15k

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Sarnia Police are advising people to beware of a common phone scam that has victimized a local man. A local man in his 80s received a telephone call from someone claiming he was the victim’s son. He told the victim he had been in a car accident in Montreal while driving a rental car with [...]

Sarnia Police answer 174 calls for service over weekend

Sarnia Police Service answered 174 calls for service the past weekend. Officers also conducted 22 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 179 calls for service include: 6 – 911 Hang Up Calls 8 – Alarms 7 – Disturb the Peace 8 – Domestic/Family disputes 6 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 14- Noise Complaints

Sarnia Police say man faces charges after alleged threats in Canatara Park

Sarnia Police say they arrested a 25-year-old man who they say became involved in an argument with another man while in Canatara Park on Sunday (May 25). The accused is said to have threatened to shoot the other man, who then called police. When police arrived, they say the accused was found near his truck, [...]

Series of arson fires has the attention of Sarnia Police

Sarnia Police and Sarnia Fire and Rescue are investigating a series of four dumpster fires that occurred Sunday night. The first fire, in the 100 block of Cromwell, was called in just after 10 p.m. with a second fire in the 200 block of Exmouth Street called in shortly after the first. A third fire, [...]

UPDATED: 22-year-old turns himself in after fatal hit and run incident

Sarnia Police say a 22-year-old man has been charged with one count of criminal negligence causing death and one count of failing to remain after a collision Friday night. The man turned himself in on Sunday. He was later released after a bail hearing. Police are now asking for the public’s assistance in locating a [...]

Secure disposal event ‘huge success’

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The numbers are in and the Sarnia Police Service considers the 2014 Shred It event a huge success. More than 600 people  took advantage of the April 26 opportunity to bring some 14,212 pounds of documents to be destroyed at an operation set up at the Walmart parking lot in Sarnia. Since 2006, similar events [...]

Sarnia Police seize drugs, cash from Afton Court residence

A drug warrant executed on an Afton Court residence has resulted in the arrest of a 37-year-old female and the seizure of just over 20 grams of cocaine and 2 Oxycodone tablets with a street value of just over $2,100. Sarnia Police made the search just before 5 p.m. Thursday (May 1), also seizing $2,100 [...]

Apparent domestic disturbance escalates as cabbie and officer are assaulted

Sarnia Police say a taxi driver who came to pick up an early morning fare in the area of Netherlands Place was assaulted, as was a police officer who responded to an incident that began just after 2 a.m. Friday morning (May 2). A 26-year-old man faces charges of assault, mischief to property, resist arrest, [...]