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