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Man Charged with Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

Approved by: 220 - October 27, 2021

On October 27, 2021 around 1:30 a.m. officers with the Crime Suppression Unit conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Great Northern Road and Willoughby Street. Upon approaching the vehicle officers identified 31-year-old Kristiani Mattila in the rear of the vehicle. Further investigation revealed he was wanted for failing to attend court. He was […]

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Dynamic Patrol

Approved by: 361 - October 27, 2021

The Dynamic Patrol initiative continued for another two-week period, this time beginning on October 6, 2021.  Between October 6 and October 20, 2021 officers focused patrol on the downtown core between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.  As a result of assigning two officers each day during the two-week initiative, 168 additional patrol hours took place […]

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IMET Activity

Approved by: 250 - October 27, 2021

On October 26, 2021, around 9:00 a.m. Community Safety Officers attended a residence in the 300 block of Albert Street East at the request of City By-Law Officers to assist with removing people from a vacant building.  Upon arrival, contractors were in the process of boarding up the building. It was determined nobody was in […]

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Three Charged with Trafficking

Approved by: 361 - October 26, 2021

On Tuesday, October 26 officers with the Crime Suppression Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit and Patrol Services charged 28-year-old Derek Maione, 24-year-old Joshua Maione and 24-year-old Halie Makinson with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Around 2:48 a.m. officers responded to reports of a break and enter in progress in the 0-100 […]

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Recent IMET Activity

Approved by: 361 - October 22, 2021

On October 20, 2021 around 2:00 p.m. Community Safety Officers attended a residence in the 100 block of Gore Street at the request of City By-Law Officers to assist with removing people from a vacant apartment. Upon arrival, the property manager allowed officers to enter the multi-unit residence to ensure everyone in the building is […]

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Man Charged with Impaired Driving

Approved by: 1030 - October 22, 2021

On October 19, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 54-year-old Norman Halford with impaired driving – alcohol and/or drug. Around 6:22 p.m. the accused pulled a vehicle out of a private driveway on Old Garden River Road. At this time, the vehicle struck someone in a wheelchair, causing visual damage to the wheelchair. The accused […]

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Fraud Warning

Approved by: 220 - October 21, 2021

Recently, on at least two occasions, potential victims have received fraudulent phone calls from people claiming to represent the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service and informing the person on the line a loved one is in custody. Then the fraudsters are asking for money for the loved ones release. The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service […]

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Man Charged with Weapon Offences

Approved by: 284 - October 21, 2021

On October 20, 2021 officers with Investigation Services charged 18-year-old Zander Brown with weapon offences.   On September 11, 2021 the accused attended a residence in the 100 block of Willow Avenue. While there it’s alleged the accused struck a victim known to him in the head with the butt end of a machete and […]

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Man Charged with Impaired Driving

Approved by: 1030 - October 20, 2021

On October 16, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 33-year-old Robert Shoesmith with impaired driving – alcohol and/or drug. Around 3:44 p.m. officers responded to a call of a vehicle driving erratically on Pim Street which then struck another vehicle at the intersection of Pim Street and Queen Street East. Upon approaching the vehicle, officers […]

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Man Charged with Weapon Offences

Approved by: 210 - October 20, 2021

On October 19, 2021 officers with the Crime Suppression Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit, and Investigations Services charged 33-year-old Matthew Sloss with weapon offences. Around 11:45 a.m. officers observed a pickup truck travelling in the area of Albert Street West and conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of North Street and St. Georges Avenue. Officers […]

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