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Public’s Help Needed Regarding Commercial B&E’s

 

Broadcast time: 8:32

Date: March 27, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police Service’s Criminal Investigation Bureau is currently investigating Break & Enters which occurred in the 700 and 800 block of Philip St. East in the City of Sarnia.

The first incident took place between March 6th and March 7th, 2015 on Philip St East. The suspects cut the chain off the main gate entering the compound and then proceeded to steal power tools and other items located in the vehicles.

In a second incident which occurred between March 21st and March 23rd, 2015 on Philip St. East, suspects entered the fenced in compound area of another commercial business. In this case a whole was cut through the fence and it is believed the thieves entered through this hole and proceeded to a trailer where they cut off the padlock and again a number of power tools along with other tools were stolen.

We are asking for the public’s assistance in this matter. If anyone has any information regarding the crimes or where the stolen property may be to please contact Detective Constable Jeff Rovers at 519-344-8861 (ext. 6159) or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

 

Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Community Services Branch

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca

  

10th Annual “Shred It” Event

 

Broadcast time: 8:23 a.m.

Date: March 24, 2015

 

Sarnia Police, in partnership with Shred It and Wal-Mart are hosting their 10th annual “Shred It” event on Saturday April 25, 2015. It will be in the Wal-Mart parking lot at 1444 Quinn Drive between the hours of 10 AM to 2 PM. Everyone is welcome to bring their personal and confidential documents and paperwork for free shredding. Donations will be accepted for the Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics.

Shredding of personal and confidential information helps to prevent fraud type offences and identity theft.

Sarnia Police personnel along with members of the Shred It Company and Wal-Mart will be on hand assisting with this great event.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Handgun Seized

 

Broadcast time: 8:37 a.m.

Date: March 23, 2015

On Sunday March 22, 2015 at about 2:00 a.m. Sarnia Police were called to a local coffee shop regarding a group of men fighting. When the police arrived the fight had stopped and officers began an investigation into the disturbance. Officers approached a man who they were told was directly involved in the disturbance and tried to ask basic information related to the incident. The man had been drinking and became very belligerent and would not stop swearing and he was arrested. The man resisted and a struggle ensued. Once the man was handcuffed and under control officers conducted a search of him and located four knives and a .22 caliber handgun.

The 26 year old Sarnia man is charged with careless use of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm and resisting arrest. The accused is being held pending a bail hearing.

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Weekend Review

 

Broadcast time: 7:38 a.m.

Date: March 23, 2015

Sarnia Police responded to 120 calls for service over the past weekend. Officers also conducted 36 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 120 calls included:

5 – 911 Hang Up Calls

6 – Alarm Calls

2 – Break and Enters

3 – Breach of Bail/Probation

5 – Disturb the Peace Calls

6 – Domestic/Family Disputes

12 – Motor Vehicle Collisions

14 – Noise Complaints

4 – Thefts

6 – Persons Arrested

 

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Vice Unit Seize 570 grams of Methamphetamine

 

Broadcast time: 1:30 P.M.

Date: March 20, 2015

On March 19 and 20, 2015, the Sarnia Police Vice Unit, with the assistance of the COPPS Unit, executed three search warrants within the city. As a result, three males and three females were arrested.

Two search warrants were executed in the 100 Block of George Street. The third search warrant was executed in the 1700 Block on London Line. All three search warrants stem from the same investigation conducted by the Vice Unit.

As a result of the execution of the search warrants, 570 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of $68,000 was seized. Six hydromorphone pills and 8 dilaudid pills with a street value of $180.00 and a 24 mg hydromorphone tablet with a street value of $40.00 were also seized.

Michelle Codling, 44, Donald Petrany, 49 and Nicholas Farina, 36, all from Sarnia, were charged with possession of methamphetamine and hydromorphone.

Michael Rogers, 48, of Kitchener was charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking. Rogers was also charged with weapons offences as a result of him being found with brass knuckles.

Kelly Spicer, 27, of Sarnia was charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking.

A 29 year old female arrested at the execution of the first search warrant was released without charge.

All charged parties were held in custody awaiting a bail hearing on March 20, 2015.

Detective Constable Sam Sulaiman

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6132

Email: esulaiman@police.sarnia.on.ca

  

Walking on Thin Ice

 

Broadcast time: 05:20pm

Date: 16 Mar 2015

 

Over the past week the Sarnia Police Service has responded to complaints of youths walking on the ice in and around the Sarnia Marina. The public is being reminded that during this time of year the ice that is still present is very thin and dangerous for people to walk on.

The Sarnia Police Service would like to caution the public in regards to this type of activity and to use caution when in and around the Marina and other water ways.

 

Staff Sergeant Paul Mamak #123

Sarnia Police Service

B Platoon – Community Response Division

Tel: 519-344-8861 x 6123
Email: pmamak@police.sarnia.on.ca

  

Suspects to Identify

 

Broadcast time: 11:04 a.m.

Date: March 12, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police Service is asking for assistance to identify two break and enter suspects.

On February 23, 2015 just after 2:00 a.m. two male suspects gained entry to an apartment building on Sandy Lane. Entry was gained by using an unknown tool to defeat the lock on the front door. Once inside, it is believed the two suspects went to a seventh floor laundry room and attempted to break open the coin boxes on the machines. Although no money was taken there was approximately $400.00 damage done to the coin boxes.

The two suspects were captured on surveillance video.

The first suspect is described as 5’10” to 6 feet tall, dark short hair and was wearing blue jeans, a ball hat with a blue front and white mesh back and a dark winter jacket with white lettering across the back.

The second suspect is described as 5’10” to 6 feet tall, clean shaven wearing a black jacket, a dark hoody and dark coloured toque.

View the video: https://youtu.be/7YrOtPRR7s0

If you have any information regarding this crime please contact Detective Constable Jeff Rovers at 519-344-8861 extension 6159 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

Pedestrian Struck

 

Broadcast time: 8:22 am

Date: March 10, 2015

 

On March 9, 2015, Sarnia Police investigated a motor vehicle collision in the 800 block of Devine St., in the City of Sarnia.

According to witnesses a van was backing out of a driveway and ended up striking an 85 year old female as she was walking along the sidewalk at the end of the driveway. The female was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The 47 year old male driver of the van was charged with careless driving.

The police are reminding motorists to always be aware of their surroundings when driving.

 

Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Community Services Branch

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca

  

Two Arrested for Robbery

 

Broadcast time: 10:13 a.m.

Date: March 9, 2015

Sarnia Police COPPS Unit officers arrested two men for a March 4, 2015 robbery this weekend.

The two accused men aged 41 and 24 lured the victim from his residence to a meeting in the area of Devine and Emma Street. Once the 26 year old male victim arrived he noticed that the 41 year old was holding a baseball bat. The victim was then struck with the bat numerous times before he managed to flee. The victim was chased to Stuart Street where he was again assaulted and threatened. The victim handed over cash and a cell phone and the two accused men left the area.

The 24 year old accused was arrested without incident on Friday March 6, 2015 at about 2:00 p.m. and is charged with assault with a weapon and robbery.

The 41 year old accused was arrested on Saturday March 7, 2015 just before 7:00 p.m. and is charged with assault with a weapon,robbery,utter threats to cause bodily harm, resist arrest and breach of probation.

Both accused men are from Sarnia and were held for a bail hearing.

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Arrested with Meth

 

Broadcast time: 7:53 a.m.

Date: March 9, 2015

On Friday, March 6, 2015 just before 7:00 p.m. members of the Vice Unit spotted a 23 year old Sarnia man wanted by Lambton Ontario Provincial Police. The man was arrested in the 300 Block of N. Christina Street on a warrant for breaching his probation. During a search of the man officers located almost 59 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $7000.00. The man was held for a bail hearing and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca