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Overnight Theft from Vehicles

Broadcast Time:    1:00pm                    Date: January 15, 2024

On January 15, 2024 at approximately 12:15 a.m., the Sarnia Police Service (SPS) received a call of a suspect in the area of Maxwell Street and Lydia Street, attempting to steal contents from vehicles parked on the street and in the driveways of several residential properties.

The information provided to the SPS was limited and only identified the suspect as male wearing dark clothing and carrying a backpack.

Given the time of night, police were unable to confirm with the vehicle owners items that may have been stolen or damage to their vehicles.

The SPS is asking residents in the following area to check their vehicles:

  • Maxwell Street
  • Lydia Street,
  • Gordon Street
  • Nelson Street

The SPS is asking that anyone in this area with a home surveillance system to check for video between the hours of 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14 and 1:00 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2024. If you find images of the suspect committing the thefts and/or mischief please contact the SPS at 519-344-8861 extension 0.

Reporting Crime:

For your convenience, some crimes can be reported online. If your incident has a known suspect, please report this to the Sarnia Police Service by calling 519-344-8861.

Help us help you. We need you to be our eyes and ears. 

Call 519-344-8861 if you see suspicious vehicles or persons (unfamiliar, unusual, and loitering) in your neighbourhood.

Call 911 if you witness a crime in progress or a dangerous situation.

Staff Sergeant Johann Lewis #200

Tel: 519-344-8861, extension 5271

Email: 200@police.sarnia.on.ca

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