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Violent Home Invasion


Broadcast Time:    3:10pm                        Date: 2023/06/16

On June 14, 2023 shortly after 9:00pm, the Sarnia Police Service responded to a complaint of a Break and Enter that occurred in the 800 block of Devine Street.  Police discovered that four males had broken into a residence and assaulted some of the occupants. One of the occupants sustained injuries as a result of the attack and was transported to Bluewater Health by Lambton EMS for medical attention. The injured party was treated and released from the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 


Prior to departing the scene, the suspects stole a television and a bicycle belonging to the victims.


As a result of a quick response by the attending officers, the investigation has resulted in three of the four assailants being identified. Further, reasonable grounds have been established to arrest and charge the following three males with criminal offences:


  1. Ronald JOHNSON (34) of Sarnia
  2. Kyle JOHNSON (34) of Sarnia
  3. Tyson BORDEN (33) of Sarnia

The three males will face the following charges:


  1. Break and Enter With Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence
  2. Robbery
  3. Assault Causing Bodily harm

Mr. BORDEN also faces a single count of “Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.”


The Sarnia Police Service would like the public to know that this was a targeted occurrence and that all parties involved are known to each other.  There are no general concerns for public safety in relation to this incident.


The Sarnia Police Service is still attempting to identify the fourth suspect involved in this occurrence and are requesting the public’s assistance.  Anyone with information relating to this incident or has knowledge of the whereabouts of the individuals listed above, please contact the Sarnia Police at 519-344-8861 Ext. 0 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). 


The Sarnia Police Service strives to strengthen the collaboration between police and community in order to solve crime, improve quality of life and deal with community concerns.


Alex Cunningham #237

Detective Constable

Tel: 519-344-8861, extension 6237

Email: 237@police.sarnia.on.ca

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