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UPDATE – Missing 16 year old located

  Broadcast Time: 2:45AM                                Date: February 28, 2024   The Sarnia Police Service would like to advise the public that the missing 16 year old male, Xavier SAWCZUK, has been located, and is safe. We would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating him.   Staff Sgt. Jim McCabe #167 Tel: 519-344-8861, extension 6167 Email: 167@police.sarnia.on.ca

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Missing 16 year old male

  Broadcast Time:    1:55AM                            Date: February 28, 2024   The Sarnia Police service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 16 year old male, Xavier SAWCZUK. Mr. SAWCZUK was last seen on February 27, 2024 at approximately 8:50pm in the area of Ascot Circle and Cardiff Dr. in Sarnia. He was wearing dark brown tacky pants, a grey two tone hoody, with a black toque. He is described as male white, approximately 5’10 inches tall, weighing approximately 160 pounds with a slim build. He has short straight brown hair, and wears eyeglasses. Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked

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Suspect to Identify – Assault Investigation

Broadcast Time:    2:00 pm                        Date: 26 February 2024 On February 12, 2024, at approximately 6:25 pm, the victim was entering the common area of his Queen Street apartment complex when person’s unknown to him attempted to follow him inside. The victim asked the parties (2 males and one female) if they resided there or who they were visiting and they were evasive in their answers, refusing to provide a reasonable explanation as to why they wanted access to the complex. The victim refused to allow them inside and when he attempted to prevent the suspect from entering, he was struck in the

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Arrest results in Weapons Seizure

  Broadcast Time:    10am                    Date: February 26, 2024 On February 25 2024 at 12:10pm, Sarnia Police attended an apartment building in the area of Colborne Rd and Berkshire Rd to remove two individuals who did not reside there. The owner (and resident) provided police access to their apartment, into which officers entered and announced their presence. Once inside, police located the accused attempting to hide behind a closet door. Police advised him that he was under arrest, and ordered him to show himself. He emerged from behind the door holding a machete and what appeared to be a handgun was observed at

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Missing 39-year old male

  Broadcast Time:    1:45 p.m.                            Date: February 25, 2024   The Sarnia Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Justin Grant, age 39, of Sarnia. Individuals close to Justin have concerns for his well-being and would like for him to be located. Justin was last seen on February 21, 2024. Justin is described as a white male, standing approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall with a medium build. He has a shaved head, scruffy beard and brown eyes. Below is a recent photo of Justin. If anyone has information that may assist in location Justin, you are asked to call

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UPDATE: Missing female located

  Broadcast Time:        2:30 p.m.                Date: February 24, 2024   The Sarnia Police Service would like to inform the public that Rachel VANLANDUYT has been located. Rachel was reported missing earlier on this date. She is doing fine. The service thanks everyone who called in with information to help locate her. We kindly request that any images of Rachel be removed from your social media accounts.   Staff Sergeant Johann Lewis Tel: 519-344-8861 Email: 200@police.sarnia.on.ca

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Missing Person – Rachel Vanlanduyt

  Broadcast Time:     3:58am        Date: 24th of February 2024 The Sarnia Police Service is seeking assistance from the public in order to locate a person who has been reported missing. Rachel Vanlanduyt is 37-years-old, a resident of Sarnia and there are concerns for her well-being. If you know Rachel’s whereabouts or having any information about where she is please contact the Sarnia Police Service at 519-344-8861 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.   Kent Jamieson Acting Staff Sergeant Tel: 519-344-8861 Email: 221@police.sarnia.on.ca

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Arrest Made in Sarnia Homicide Investigation

  Broadcast Time:    4:03pm                            Date: 2024/02/23 At 10:30am on 21 Feb 2024, the Sarnia Police were called to a residence in the area of Queen Street / Devine Street in the City of Sarnia. At that time, officers made entry to the home and located a deceased adult male inside. https://www.sarniapolice.ca/suspicious-death-investigation/ As a result of the investigation, the suspicious death was upgraded to a Homicide on Thursday, February 22, 2024. https://www.sarniapolice.ca/update-homicide-investigation/ *UPDATE* After the results of the post-mortem examination, the victim has been identified as 66 year old Christopher Michael Bond of Sarnia. In the early morning hours of February 23, 2024,

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Update – Homicide Investigation

  Broadcast Time:    2:45pm                        Date: 2024/02/22 Update to original release https://www.sarniapolice.ca/suspicious-death-investigation/ At 10:30am on 21 Feb 2024, the Sarnia Police were called to a residence in the area of Queen Street / Devine Street in the City of Sarnia. At that time, officers made entry to the home and located a deceased adult male inside. This investigation has now been upgraded to a homicide. This matter is being actively investigated and no arrests have been made at this time. The identity of the deceased will not be disclosed until next of kin notifications have been completed. Additional details will be released as

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Suspicious Death Investigation

  Broadcast Time:    6:45pm                        Date: 2024/02/21 At 10:30am on 21 Feb 2024, the Sarnia Police were called to a residence in the area of Queen Street / Devine Street in the City of Sarnia. Officers made entry to the home and located a deceased adult male inside. The identity of the victim is not yet being released pending confirmation of identity and post mortem examination. Currently this death investigation is being treated as suspicious and no arrests have been made. Sarnia Police expect to maintain a police presence at this residence, and in the neighbourhood, for an extended period of time. Additional

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