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Suspicious Vehicle Call leads to Weapons Arrests

Broadcast Time:    12:30 p.m.                Date: December 30th, 2023

On Friday, December 29th at approximately 11:54 p.m., the Sarnia Police Service received a call for a suspicious vehicle parked on the grass outside of an apartment complex on Afton Drive.

As officers arrived on scene and approached the vehicle, a male exited the car and became confrontational with police. The male continued to reach back inside the driver’s side of the vehicle. There was also a female sitting in the front passenger’s side of the vehicle.

As officers approached the vehicle, they noticed a handgun located between the driver’s side and the centre console. Both individuals in the motor vehicle were arrested. A subsequent search of the vehicle located a large kitchen knife hidden beneath the steering column of the vehicle.

The weapon in this incident has been determined to be a pellet gun.

Christopher WICKS (33) and Brianne WATSON (28) have been charged with one count each of:

  • Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Community Safety is a shared responsibility. The Sarnia Police Service (SPS) presents these guidelines that will help you to protect your and your family, help reduce crime, and in maintaining a more secure and safer environment.

  • Trust your instincts.
  • When in public, always beware of your surroundings. Be mindful of persons and or vehicles loitering or acting suspiciously.
  • Remember to report any crimes or serious activities you experience and/or witness.


Acting Staff Sergeant Musclow #198

Tel: 519-344-8861, extension 6198

Email: 198@police.sarnia.on.ca

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