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Crime of the Week: 2018-01-18

Posted on January 18th, 2018 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

A1 Security Crime of the Week

 

Lambton County O.P.P.is investigating a break and enter that took place at an Alvinston Pharmacy. The break in occurred on Saturday around 4:30am in the 3000-block of River St. in Alvinston.

Police say the two suspects were seen in an older model pick-up truck.

The first suspect is described as 6’0″ tall, with a heavy build. He was wearing a white brush camouflage coat and pants, a dark blue ski mask and gloves. Police say he walked with a noticeable limp.

The second suspect has a smaller build. He was wearing a camouflage toque, blue coat, black pants and gloves and was carrying a red and black gym bag.

If you have any information that can solve this crime call Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or contact them online at www.sarnialambtoncrimestoppers.org

OPP INVESTIGATING DAYTIME BREAK AND ENTER

Posted on May 15th, 2017 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

 

 

(LAMBTON, ON) – On Friday May 5th, 2017 at just after 4:30 p.m., Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to a residential break and enter in the 9400 block of Klondyke Road, Municipality of Lambton Shores, ON.

 

Lambton County OPP attended the address and upon arrival was informed by the victim that at some time between approximately 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., unknown person(s) gained entry into the home and stole approximately $10,000 in property. Of significant concern was the theft of two firearms described as a:

 

  • Mossberg 20 gauge pump action shotgun, camouflage in color
  • Winchester Savage .300 bolt action rifle

 

The West Region OPP Forensic Identification Unit was requested and did attend to assist with the investigation. Investigation is on-going.

 

The Lambton OPP is asking that if anyone has any information regarding the person(s) involved in this break, enter and theft or information as to the location of the stolen property, to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 882-1011, or their nearest police authority.

 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.

 

Crime of the Week

Posted on March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

Karen Lee Ann Caughlin Homicide

Sarnia-Lambton Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the murder of 14 year old Karen Lee Ann Caughlin. Karen’s battered body was found on March 16, 1974 on a back road in Enniskillen Township, outside the Town of Petrolia.

Karen had been at Rose Gardens Roller Rink with some friends. At about midnight, she was dropped off at a girlfriend’s house on Brock Street, where she was to spend the night. This is where the trail goes cold. Karen never went inside the house. The police believe that Karen’s killer drove a metallic purple 1970-1971 Charger, Challenger, Duster, Demon or Swinger. The factory name for the paint was “Plum Crazy.”

If you have any information about this crime or any other serious crime, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You will never have to appear in court or reveal your identity. If your information leads to an arrest, you may receive up to a $2000 cash reward. Crime Stoppers does not use call display or call trace.

 

 

Crime of the Week

Posted on March 6th, 2017 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

On February 27, 2017 at approximately 2:15 p.m. Sarnia Police were called to investigate an assault that had occurred in a backyard of a residence which backs on o Germain Park.

The male victim was attacked by two male suspects and assaulted with a tire iron and bat. The victim was later taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

On March 1, 2017 a 25 year old male suspect was arrested and is facing several charges related to the assault.

The second suspect described as male, darker skin, long hair, wearing dark rimmed glasses and having tattoos on his forearms is still at large.

If you have any information regarding this crime please contact Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.

Crime of the Week

Posted on January 17th, 2017 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

The Sarnia Police Service is advising the public of a local incident involving a phone scam.

On January 10, 2017, the victim received a call advising that their bank accounts were somehow compromised internally and that the bank needed the victim to assist with an investigation. The victim was asked to withdraw a quantity of money and meet the caller in a public location with the money. Once the money was physically handed over to the suspect the victim was told that the money would be placed back into their account, which it never was.

In this matter the suspect is described as being a male, white, husky build, about 5 foot 8 inches with dark hair, and aged 50 to 60 years old. .

If anyone receives such a call, please contact your local branch directly and speak to a representative who can look into this matter for you. These criminals take advantage of the most vulnerable in our society so if you are concerned about someone you know please talk to them about this.

If you have any information that can assist with this investigation please contact Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Camp Ground Break and Enter

Posted on January 5th, 2017 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

(LAMBTON, ON) – On Saturday December 31st, 2016, the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to an address on Emily Street, St. Clair Township, ON. regarding a break, enter and theft. 

At just after 10:00 a.m., the Lambton County OPP responded to a report of a break, enter and theft at a camp ground located in the 1000 block of Emily Street, St. Clair Township. Upon arrival, police were informed that at some time between approximately 2:00 p.m. December 30th and 10:00 a.m., December 31st, unknown person(s) forced entry into a locked trailer by breaking a window in the trailer door and unlocking the door from the inside. OPP conducted a walk through the camp ground and identified approximately 34 units that had been entered in the same manner. Various electronics were reported as stolen from the scene. Total value of stolen property is unknown however the investigation is ongoing.

The West Region Forensic Identification Unit was requested and did attend to assist with the investigation. The Lambton OPP Street Crime Unit was also requested and will be assisting with the investigation.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.

Theft of Motor Vehicle, Crime of the Week

Posted on January 5th, 2017 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

Public Assistance Requested

(LAMBTON, ON) – On Wednesday January 4th, 2017, the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to an address on Florence Road, Dawn-Euphemia Township, ON. regarding a theft of a motor vehicle.  

At just after 8:00 a.m., the Lambton County OPP responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Florence Road, Dawn-Euphemia Township. Upon arrival, police were informed that at some time between approximately 11:00 p.m. January 3rd and 8:00 a.m., January 4th, unknown person(s) entry into and stole a pickup truck that was parked in the laneway of the residence. The stolen vehicle is described as:

  • 2003 GMC Sierra 2500-series, brown in colour, single cab, long box with an aluminum checker-plated toolbox in the box

The value of the pickup is estimated at $10,000.

Investigation is presently ongoing and there have been no suspects identified.

The Lambton OPP is asking that if anyone has any information regarding the person(s) responsible for this theft or the location of the item stolen, to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 882-1011, or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.

15th Anniversary of Murder

Posted on December 28th, 2016 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

Today marks the 15th Anniversary of the murder of then 22 year old Robert Raymond. He was stabbed in the parking lot of the Border Club, which was located at 494 N. Christina Street in Sarnia. A fight had broken out in the parking lot and when Raymond tried to intervene he was fatally stabbed.

If you know who is responsible for the death of Robert Raymond, or have any information you feel may be important regarding his death, call Crime Stoppers.

If
you have any information about this or any other serious crimes in Sarnia Lambton, call Crime Stoppers. If your information leads to an arrest, you may receive a cash reward. You do not have to reveal your identity or appear in court. Crime Stoppers does not use Caller Display or Call Trace. Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers can be reached at 332-8477, or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

 
 

Crime of the Week: Robbery Suspect

Posted on November 18th, 2016 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

 

On November 12, 2016, at approximately 7:00 p.m. an unknown person entered a local variety store in the 900 block of Wellington Street.

The suspect was brandishing a handgun of some sort. The suspect was wearing gloves, a facial covering, and sunglasses to conceal their identity. They are described as being tall and thin.

The suspect requested money from the till and then fled the scene in an unknown direction. No one was injured during the crime.

If anyone has any information that can help solve this crime call Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Catch the Ace Raffle

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Crimes of the Week

Sarnia Legion Catch the Ace

November 2, 2016

 

The Sarnia Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting a Catch the Ace raffle. The Catch the Ace is a progressive raffle lottery draw game where participants purchase tickets to win. Participants can win a percentage of the proceeds of tickets sales from each draw and the draw winner also gets the chance to win the progressive jackpot by selecting a card from a standard deck of 52 playing cards. The weekly draws continue until the Ace of Spades is drawn.

The Legion Catch the Ace Lottery begins on Thursday November 17, 2016 at Branch 62 located at 286 Front Street North. Draws will be held each Thursday night and tickets are sold each draw night from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. with the draw taking place at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $2.00 and participant can purchase a maximum of 5 tickets. Winners must be present to win. Complete rules of play are posted at the Legion.

Come join us for this exciting event.

Les Jones

Public Relations Officer

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62

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