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Records Office Closed Canada Day

By Constable Les Jones on June 26th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 11:06 a.m.

Date: June 26, 2015

Sarnia Police are advising the community that the Central Records Office will be closed Wednesday July 1, 2015 for Canada Day. The office will re-open Thursday July 2, 2015 at 8:30AM

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Canada Day 2015

By Constable Les Jones on June 26th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 11:02 a.m.

Date: June 26, 2015

 

Sarnia Police are reminding the community to have a safe Canada Day. The official festivities will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 with the start of the Canada Day parade. The parade route along Lakeshore Road between Colborne Road and the Cathcart Boulevard entrance to Canatara Park will be closed starting at 11:00 a.m. Vehicle entry into Canatara Park from both the Cathcart Boulevard and Sandy Lane entrances will be restricted starting at 11:00 a.m. and will last until the parade participants are clear of the park. During the day Canada Day activities will be held in Canatara Park.

The evening fireworks display will occur in the area of Sarnia Bay. Front Street will be closed to traffic between Exmouth Street and London Road starting at 7:00p.m. Sarnia Police will have a Command Post set up on Front Street.

Please be patient when driving in the area. Please obey No Parking signs and obey volunteers who assist with traffic control to ensure the safety of the public. Keep in mind the hundreds of pedestrians that will be in the area for the day and evening hours, drive slow and use caution in the area of the celebrations.

A zero tolerance policy will be taken by Sarnia Police Service when it comes to traffic laws, unruly patrons and liquor license violations. In the past few years, Canada Day attendees have enjoyed the family atmosphere of the many events hosted by the city.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Structure Fire Investigated

By Constable Les Jones on June 25th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 3:56 p.m.

Date: June 25, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch is investigating a Murphy Road structure fire.

Sarnia Fire and Rescue along with Sarnia Police responded to a structure fire at 978 Murphy Road just after 1:30 am Thursday 25 June 2015.

There were people in the home at the time of the incident and damage was extensive. Everyone was able to get out and no injuries were reported.

If you have any information that may assist investigators please contact Detective Constable Leo Murphy at 519-344-8861 extension 6142 or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Video of Suspects in Habitat for Humanity Theft

By Constable Les Jones on June 24th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 9:12 a.m.

Date: June 24, 2015

The Sarnia Police Service is releasing surveillance video of suspects involved in a break in to a Habitat for Humanity trailer.

The trailer was parked at the charity’s ReStore on London Line and was broken into just before 2:00 a.m. on Sunday June 21, 2015. The suspects stole over $7000.00 of tools the charity uses when constructing homes in the community. The theft is a major loss to Habitat for Humanity and they are offering a $1000.00 reward for the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

View the video here: https://youtu.be/-CEgM6SZp_o

 

If you have any information regarding this crime please contact Sarnia Police Service Detective Constable Johann Lewis at 519-344-8861 extension 6200 or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Commercial Vehicle Checks Conducted

By Constable Les Jones on June 24th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 8:08 a.m.

Date: June 24, 2015

On Tuesday June 23, 2015 The Sarnia Police Service and the Ministry Of Transportation worked in partnership to conduct a commercial motor vehicle inspection initiative.

Sarnia Police traffic officers, C.O.P.P.S. officers and Ministry of Transportation officers conducted 22 vehicle inspections during the day long initiative. A total of 25 charges were laid and three license plates were seized. Charges were laid in relation to equipment issues and documentation violations.

The Sarnia Police Service works with the Ministry of Transportation during these initiatives to ensure the safety of the motoring public.

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Update: Knife Located

By Constable Les Jones on June 24th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:19 a.m.

Date: June 24, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police Service has located the knife used during a stabbing that took place on June 20, 2015.

The Sarnia Police Service would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance in this matter.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Police Looking for Knife Used in Weekend Stabbing

By Constable Les Jones on June 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 2:26 p.m.

Date: June 22, 2015

The Sarnia Police Service is looking for a knife used in a weekend stabbing.

On June 20, 2015 just after 11:00 p.m. a 39 year old female stabbed a 39 year old male. The incident occurred in the 300 block of Confederation Street and the two were known to each other. The male was transported to Bluewater Health with none life threatening injuries. The female is being held facing charges including assault with a weapon, aggravated assault and two counts of breach of probation. Criminal Investigations officers are asking people in the area to be aware that the knife has not been recovered and was possibly discarded in that area. It is described as a one foot long white handled kitchen knife.

If you locate the knife do not touch it or handle it, please call Sarnia Police at 519-344-8861 or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Weekend Review

By Constable Les Jones on June 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:20 a.m.

Date: June 22, 2015

The Sarnia Police Service responded to 147 calls for service during the past weekend. Those calls include:

3 – 911 Hang Up Calls

13 – Alarm Calls

9 – Disturbance Calls

10 – Domestic/Family Disputes

6 – Motor Vehicle Collisions

10 – Noise Complaints

8 – Theft Calls

11 – Offense Notices Issued

6 – Persons Arrested

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Impaired Driver

By Constable Les Jones on June 19th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:49 a.m.

Date: June 19, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police Service, Sarnia Fire and Rescue along with Lambton EMS responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Vidal Street near Wellington Street last night.

Just after 10:00pm June 18, 2015 the truck travelling south left Vidal Street between Davis Street and Wellington Street then collided with a tree. A 30 year old male passenger was ejected from the truck and the 29 year old male driver had to be extricated by Fire and Rescue. The two males along with a 28 year old female passenger were all transported to Bluewater Health with non-life threatening injuries. The driver was arrested for impaired driving and later provided a breath sample indicating he was over the legal limit to drive.

Joshua Brown of Sarnia has been charged with two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm, two counts of driving over the legal limit causing bodily harm and two counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Search Warrant Executed

By Constable Les Jones on June 17th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 8:16 a.m.

Date: June 17, 2015


 

Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigators, assisted by COPPS officers, executed a search warrant in the 2000 block of Churchill Line Tuesday afternoon.

Just after 4:00p.m. June 15, 2015 officers attended the home in search of stolen property. As a result of the search stolen property was located and seized. A 48 year old male was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of stolen property, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of breaching bail conditions. A 39 year old female was also arrested and has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of breaching bail conditions.

Both people charged are in custody waiting for a bail hearing. Police continue to investigate.

If you have any information that may assist investigators please contact Sarnia Police at 519-344-8861 or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca