555 Christina Street N, PO Box 2776. Sarnia, ON N7T 7W1
Emergency: 911     General Inquiries: (519) 344-8861
Sarnia Police Crest
Sarnia Police Facebook Page Sarnia Police Twitter Feed Sarnia Police YouTube Channel

Suspect Arrested From Early Morning Stabbing


Broadcast time: 8:05 AM

Date: January 27, 2021

January 26, 2021, at approximately 12:35 AM, Sarnia Police Service officers responded to a call regarding an assault that took place at a residence in the 200 block of Davis Street.

Upon arrival officers located a male victim, 57 years of age, who had been stabbed. Lambton Paramedics attended and transported the victim to hospital but due to the serious nature of the injuries the victim was then transported to a London hospital for further treatment where he remains.

As officers continued their investigation the suspect was determined to be Lindsay Rene Smith, 41 years of age, of no fixed address.

On January 26, 2021, at approximately 10:30 PM, officers received information that led to the arrest of the suspect in the area of Lanark Court. Smith was taken into custody without incident and is facing the charges of assault cause bodily harm and assault with a weapon.

Lindsay Rene Smith remains in custody and is being held for a bail hearing.

We appreciate the public’s assistance in this matter and truly realize your importance in solving crimes.


Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca