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Police Arrest Male for Failing to Stop

By Constable Les Jones on August 31st, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 8:06

Date: August 31, 2015

On Friday August 28, 2015 just before 3:30 p.m. members of the Sarnia Police C.O.P.P.S Unit noticed a white GMC pickup truck on Mitton Street with improper plates. The truck had two different plates belonging to two different people displayed. The officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, however the male driver would not pull over. The pursuit continued in the area of Talfourd, Vidal and Campbell Streets before heading south on Indian Road. The truck was followed until it reached Lasalle Line before being called off in the interest of public safety. Speeds were estimated to have reached 90 km/hr at times. The pickup truck was later found abandoned on Afton Court in the city .On Sunday August 30, 2015 around 8:30 p.m. Uniform Patrol officers arrested the 22 year old male driver .The driver is being held for a bail hearing and faces charges including dangerous driving, evading police and breach of his probation

 

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Confederation Street Collision

By Constable Les Jones on August 28th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 12:30 p.m.

Date: August 28, 2015

 

Sarnia Police, Sarnia Fire and Rescue along with Lambton EMS responded to a two vehicle collision just before 9:00a.m. today.

The collision occurred as an SUV travelling westbound on Confederation Street was making a left turn onto McGregor Road and collided with an eastbound vehicle. The SUV making the turn was flipped onto its roof as a result of the collision. The 25 female driver of the SUV was transported to Bluewater Health with minor injuries. The four occupants in the other vehicle, two adults and two boys aged 9 and 7 years, were also transported to Blue water Health with minor injuries. All five people have been treated and released from the hospital. The 25 year old female has been charged with making an unsafe turn.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Drug Warrant Executed

By Constable Les Jones on August 28th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 8:36 a.m.

Date: August 28, 2015

The Sarnia Police Vice Unit, along with uniformed officers, executed a drug search warrant at an apartment on Canterbury Court earlier today. The apartment was entered at about 12:30 am and three adults were arrested inside. The search of the apartment revealed approximately 155 grams of methamphetamine valued at about $18,600.00, a small amount of marihuana, 15 grams of cocaine valued at $1500.00, and over $1250.00 cash. Officers also found three youth between the ages of 1 and 17 years of age that were related to the two female accused inside the apartment

The 28 year old female who rents the apartment is charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

A 45 year female from Sarnia is charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a controlled substance and two counts of breaching bail conditions.

A 27 year old male from Petrolia faces two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

All three people are being held for a bail hearing later today.

 

 

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 August 28th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:56 a.m.

Date: August 28, 2015

 

Sarnia Police officers arrested a man in the 700 block of Bond Street early today for impaired care and control of a vehicle.

Just after 1:00 a.m. officers responded to a call stating there was a car in a driveway and the engine was revving. Upon arrival the officers found a 69 year old man asleep behind the wheel of a SUVwith the engine running and revving. The vehicle was turned off and the man woken up at which time officers determined the man had consumed alcohol. He was arrested and brought to the police station to provide samples of his breath. Breath test determined he was twice the legal limit.

Pietro Catenacci faces charges of care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired and having care and control while over the legal limit.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Missing Man

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

 

Broadcast time: 10:24 a.m.

Date: August 26, 2015

The Sarnia Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing man.

Kent JENNINGS has not been seen since May 1, 2015 in Sarnia. Kent rented a van in Sarnia that day and was heading to see a brother in the Burlington area and then heading onto Ottawa. Kent never met the family member and the van was not returned to the rental car company in Ottawa. Kent is 42 years old and is described as being six feet tall and about 150 pounds. The vehicle he rented is a Grey 2015 Dodge Caravan with Illinois license plate E169508.

If you have any information regarding Kent’s whereabouts please contact Detective Constable Sean Peters at 519-344-8861 extension 6197 or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-8000-222-8477.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Suspect to Identify

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

 

Broadcast time: 2:21 p.m.

Date: August 25, 2015

Sarnia Police are attempting to identify two suspects who committed a break and enter.

On Thursday August 20, 2015 two males entered a business compound in the 1400 block of Churchill Line in the City of Sarnia just before 8:00p.m.The suspects had arrived on bicycle and a short time later one suspect is seen leaving the property with the bicycles and the second suspect is seen leaving on a John Deere riding lawnmower. The suspects also took a gas powered grass clipper. The property taken is valued at approximately $2100.00.

The two suspects were captured on surveillance video and you can see them here: http://youtu.be/HKCnrH4R1rw

If you have any information about this crime please contact 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

Weekend Break and Enters and Thefts

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

 

Broadcast time: 11:14 a.m.

Date: August 24, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police investigated numerous break and enters and thefts over the weekend.

The Sarnia Police Service responded to ten break and enters and seventeen thefts between Friday at 5:00p.m.to Monday at 7:00a.m. In most cases entry was gained through unlocked residence and garage doors. In two cases entry into attached garages was made after the culprits found unlocked vehicles in the driveway with the garage door openers assessable. The majority of the thefts reported were from unlocked vehicles with loose change and valuables left inside.

The Police Service reminds the public to lock vehicles and to remove all valuables regardless of where you park. Secure all home windows and doors including garage doors. Please report suspicious activity in your neighbourhood.

On Saturday 22, August 2015 just after 2:00 a.m. officers responded to a break in on Stoney Creek Drive.The homeowner told the responding officer they had seen a Jeep in the area. While the investigation was taking place police received a report of a stolen Jeep involved in a collision in the area of Trudeau Drive. Officers located the Jeep on Waterworks Side Road, however the occupants had fled into surrounding farm fields.

On Saturday August 22, 2015 at about 3:00 a.m. Sarnia Police were able to arrest a 34 year old male while he was breaking in to a garage. The incident took place in the 100 block of Lincoln Park Ave and was reported by a neighbor. The man is being held for a bail hearing and faces charges including break and enter, possession of break and enter tools, trespass at night and breach of probation.

If you have information regarding any of these crimes please call the Sarnia Police Service 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

Impaired Driver

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

 

Broadcast time: 7:47 a.m.

Date: August 24, 2015

 

Sarnia Police arrested an impaired driver Saturday evening.

On August 22, 2015 just after 5:00 p.m. officers were called to a collision on Exmouth Street near Trillium Park involving a pickup truck that collided with the rear end of a stopped vehicle. Officers spoke to the 49 year old driver of the pick-up truck and discovered evidence that resulted in him being arrested for impaired driving. The driver was brought to the Sarnia Police Station to obtain breath samples. The test indicated that the accused was almost twice the legal limit to drive.

John Pepper of Sarnia faces charges of impaired driving and driving while over the legal limit.

 

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 August 24th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:24 a.m.

Date: August 24, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police Service responded to 174 calls for services during the past weekend. Some of the calls include:

8 – 911 Hang Up Calls

8 – Alarm Calls

10 – Break and Enters

7 – Disturb the Peace Calls

12 – Domestic/Family Disputes

5 – Motor Vehicle Collisions

5 – Neighbour Disputes

9 – Noise Complaints

17 – Thefts

6 – Bail/Probation Violations

16 – Persons Arrested

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Shoplifter Faces Several Charges

By Constable Les Jones on August 21st, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 8:18 a.m.

Date: August 21, 2015

 

Sarnia Police responded to a shoplifting call at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday night and arrested a 17 year old male youth for several offences. The youth was on probation and on bail conditions at the time. The youth was in a Wellington Street convenience store when he was observed stealing items in the store. The store staff confronted the youth and attempted to keep the youth in the store until police arrived. While officers were responding the youth assaulted the manager causing minor injuries. The manager did not require medical treatment.

The youth faces charges including four counts of breach of probation, breach of bail, theft under $5000.00 and assault.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca