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Vandalism Investigation

By Constable Les Jones on May 12th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:39 a.m.

Date: May 12, 2015

The Sarnia Police Service is investigating an act of vandalism and investigators are seeking assistance to find the responsible parties.

Sometime between Friday May 1, 2015 and Sunday May 3, 2015 the Bell building on Michigan Avenue was spray painted with graffiti. The building is located on the north side of Michigan Avenue just west of the Howard Watson Trail.

If you have any information regarding this crime please contact Detective Constable Mike Hart at 519-344-8861 extension 6170 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

Prescription Drug Drop Off Tally

By Constable Les Jones on May 12th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:22 a.m.

Date: May 12, 2015

The Sarnia Police Service took part in the National Drug Drop Off Day on Saturday May 9, 2015.

This was the third year that Sarnia Police held the event at their headquarters parking lot. The amounts collected have increased each year with this year bringing in 3.5 pounds of prescription controlled substances and 50 pounds of various other drugs and medications. Over the past three years the Sarnia Police Service has collected 120 pounds of drugs which have been safely and securely destroyed in an environmentally friendly manner, and thereby kept out of the criminal economy.

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Weekend Stabbing

By Constable Les Jones on May 11th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 9:52 a.m.

Date: May 11, 2015

Sarnia Police Criminal Investigations Branch is investigating a stabbing which occurred over the weekend.

The incident took place at a residence in the 100 block of Cameron Street just before 7:00 a.m. on Sunday May 10, 2015. Three males dressed in dark clothing and with their faces covered, attended the home and when the victim answered the door he was attacked and suffered stab wounds. The 60 year old victim was transported to London for medical treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

If anyone has information regarding this crime they are asked to contact 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

Drunk Man Fails to Listen

By Constable Les Jones on May 11th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 8:13 a.m.

Date: May 11, 2015

On Saturday May 10, 2015 officers were called to a residence in the 300 block of Cromwell Street regarding an intoxicated male refusing to leave. Officers’ attended and tried to speak with the 30 year old drunk man. The man was belligerent and continually yelled at police as they explained the situation to him. The man was asked several times to leave, however he continued to argue with the home owner and police. The man stayed in the area and continued to yell and argue with the police and homeowner. He was warned to leave or be arrested but he continued with his behavior. When approached by police he ran and hid behind another home. When one officer approached the man the officer was kicked in the chest. The man continued to struggle as officers arrested him.

The man was held for a bail hearing faces charges including assaulting police resisting arrest and causing a disturbance

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Unruly Woman

By Constable Les Jones on May 11th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:50 a.m.

Date: May 11, 2015

 

On Saturday May 9, 2015 at about 5:00 a.m. officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Euphemia Street regarding a young woman screaming and yelling.

When officers arrived the woman appeared to be under the influence of some substance and out of control. Officers took her into custody after a short struggle. Once handcuffed the women spit on the face of one officer and struck the second officer as he carried her to the police cruiser. She began yelling that she would kill the officers.

The 19 year old woman was held for a bail hearing and faces charges including two counts of assaulting police, uttering threats to cause death and resisting arrest.

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 May 11th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:30 a.m.

Date: May 11, 2015

The Sarnia Police Service responded to 169 calls for service over the past weekend. Officers also conducted 33 traffic stops for various traffic violations. Some of the calls for service include:

18 – 911 Hang Up Calls

11 – Alarms

1 – Break and Enter

8 – Disturbances

15 – Domestic/Family Disturbances

5 – Motor Vehicle Collisions

12 – Noise Complaints

10 – Thefts

34 – Provincial Offense Notices issued

12 – Persons Arrested

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Update: Death Investigation

By Constable Les Jones on May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 10:32 a.m.

Date: May 8, 2015

 

The Sarnia Police Service has concluded the investigation regarding the deceased person discovered on Russell Street.

Sarnia Police were called to the residence on Wednesday May 6, 2015 during the noon hour. Investigators have determined that there is no foul play suspected in the death of the 57 year old Sarnia woman. The Sarnia Police Service will not be releasing further information.

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca

Death Investigation Continues

By Staff Sergeant on May 7th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 4.00 P.M.

Date: Thursday May 7, 2015

 

Members of the Sarnia Police Criminal Investigation Branch are continuing to assist the coroner in a death investigation. The deceased was located a at house in the 100 block of Russell Street, yesterday afternoon.

 

Detective Constable Sam Sulaiman

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6132

Email:esulaiman@police.sarnia.on.ca

  

  

Cyclist Flees

By Constable Les Jones on May 4th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 11:31 a.m.

Date: May 4, 2015

On Sunday May 3, 2015 just before 1:00 a.m. officers with the C.O.P.P.S. unit stopped to speak with a man near Forsyth and Wellington Street. The male was riding the bicycle with no light and when officers approached him the man struck one officer with the bicycle. The 26 year old man then ran from the officers and hid under a trailer located in a back yard on Davis Street. He was located a short time later and arrested. The Sarnia man faces charges including assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, trespassing and two counts of breaching his bail. The man 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

By Constable Les Jones on May 4th, 2015 | Posted in Daily Media Releases

 

Broadcast time: 7:51 a.m.

Date: May 4, 2015

Sarnia Police responded to 168 calls for service during the first weekend of May. Officer’s also conducted 24 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 168 calls for service include:

6 – 911 Hang Up Calls

12 – Alarm Calls

4 – Break and Enters

4 – Bail Violations

5 – Disturb the Peace

8 – Domestic/Family Disputes

6 – Motor Vehicle Collisions

12 – Noise Complaints

3 – Thefts

13 – Persons Arrested

23 – Provincial Notices Issued

 

Constable Les Jones

Media Relations Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 5345

Email: ljones@police.sarnia.on.ca