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A1 Security Crime of the Week

Hit and Run in Point Edward

On April 27, 2021, at approximately 9:50 AM, a gray, four door Volkswagen Passat struck two riding lawn mowers near the intersection of Front and Lite Street in the Village of Point Edward.

These mowers were being operated at the time.  Luckily, no one was hurt and there was only minor damage to the vehicles.  This could have been a tragic incident.  The mowers were owned by the Village.

Witnesses describe the driver of the Volkswagen as a male in his mid 30’s.  He appeared to be the only one in the vehicle.  The Volkswagen left the crash scene and continued on, eventually turning onto Kendall Street.

If you have any information or details regarding this hit and run collision, please contact Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477) or go on line at www.p3tips.com.  You could be eligible for a cash reward.

 

 

 

A1 Security – Crime of the Week

Thieves Hit Habitat for Humanity Again

In the early morning hours of May 6th, 2021 an unknown person(s) broke into a storage area at the Habitat for Humanity Restore on London Line in Sarnia.  The thief made off with numerous assorted DeWalt power tools and accessories.

This is not the first time that Habitat for Humanity has been victimized by thieves.  ‘Habitat’ has taken measures to deter thefts and break ins and they’ll continue to increase security but this gets very costly for a non-profit organization.

In this latest incident, the suspects cut a hole in the fence, broke into one of Habitat’s handyman trailers and grabbed the DeWalt tools before fleeing on foot.

These DeWalt tools are the very tools that Habitat builders use to construct the homes that are sold to low-income, working families seeking safe and affordable housing. Through their zero-down, zero-interest mortgages and geared-to-income monthly payments, they offer their partner families a hand up…not a hand-out.

Any theft of tools from Habitat is a theft from an important community partner!

If you know who’s responsible or where the tools can be found, call Crime Stoppers!  It’s anonymous and you may be eligible for a cash reward!

Simply call 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or submit your tip online through our website.

 

 

We’re Looking for New Board Members!

Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers is looking for a few new Board Members!

All residents of Lambton County are encouraged to consider this opportunity, and we are particularly looking forward to applicants from Lambton County’s smaller communities.

Additionally, we’d like to hear from young professionals within our community who are keen to help make Sarnia-Lambton a safer place for all.

One of the primary functions of our team of volunteer Board Members is to raise funds & increase awareness of the Crime Stoppers program throughout the Sarnia & Lambton County.  As a Board, we strive to make volunteering an enjoyable experience within an environment of like-minded community members where your experience and skills are put to good use.

Helping All Communities Stay Safe

The foundation of Crime Stoppers remains the partnership between the community, law enforcement and media. Crime Stoppers works to educate the public and create awareness on illegal activities in an effort to help promote the Canadian values of safety, empowerment and inclusion.

Qualifications

We are looking for individuals who:

In addition to the qualifications outlined above, Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers is also seeking candidates with skills and experience in:

Successful candidates must:

Interested candidates are encouraged to read the ‘About Us’ section on our website to get a better understanding of what our Crime Stoppers program does and how we help make our community a safer place for all.

Please reach out with any questions you may have about Crime Stoppers or the Board Member position.

During these ‘Covid times’ we can best be reached at:  contactus@sarnialambtoncrimestoppers.org

 

 

 

A1 Security – Crime of the Week

May 14, 2021

Sometime overnight last Saturday (May 8-9) thieves stole a wood carving of a bear from the front garden of a home in Brigden.  This carving stands about 4 feet tall and weighs over 200lbs.  As with any carving, this is a one of a kind item that has been created by a dedicated and talented carver.

Pictures of this bear carving have been circulated on social media and it can be found on the Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers website or Facebook page as well.

We’re not going into all the “bear” puns and jokes about this theft.  That’s been done online all week.  Now is the time to get serious and call Crime Stoppers if you’ve seen this bear carving show up somewhere or if you know who’s responsible for this theft.

‘A1 Security’ sponsors this Crime of the Week segment each week with the hopes of solving crimes that affect our local community.  Although some featured crimes involve drugs, damaged or stolen, high-priced items, this theft involves an item that has special meaning & value to its owner.

This is not the first brazen theft from a front yard and it won’t be the last.

If you’ve been thinking of getting a camera for your front door area, now might be the time.  And in Sarnia, you can register your camera with the Sarnia Police Service so that investigators know who might have video evidence of these types of crimes when they occur.

Simply call 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or go to the Crime Stoppers website at www.sarnialambtoncrimestoppers.org to leave a tip online.  It’s easy.  It’s anonymous.  And it could make you eligible for a handsome cash reward.

 

 

 

A1 Security Crime of the Week

A1 SECURITY CRIME OF THE WEEK

Selective Shoplifters at Shoppers

On April 25, 2021, around 5:30 pm, two males entered the Shoppers Drug Mart in Bright’s Grove, Ontario.  Once inside, the duo separated to two separate sections of the store.  One male went to the electronics area, the second to the cosmetics department.

The male suspect who was in the electronics section removed several items including a 32” Samsung TV.  The male who was in the cosmetic area stole a variety of high-end fragrances.   The suspects left the store without paying for a single item.  The total value of all goods was almost $1,000.00.

The first suspect is described as a white male wearing a blue surgical mask, a red ball hat with “Canada” written on it in white letters, a black winter parka and gray jogging pants.

The second suspect, also described as a white male, was donning a red bandana type mask, a gray hoodie with the word “Mexico” in white letters and black Under Armour pants.

If you know who these brazen thieves are, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or go on line at www.p3tips.com.  You will remain anonymous and you could be eligible for a nice cash reward!