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Barricaded Person

Approved by: 1030 - August 26, 2021

Officers are currently on scene in the 500 block of Shannon Road as a result of a barricaded person. Community members are urged to avoid the area and refrain from posting images or videos online as this is an active scene. Further details will be released as they become available.

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Update: Firearm Call

Approved by: 277 - August 26, 2021

Officers are no longer on scene in the area of Chapple Avenue and Albion Street following a lengthy search after receiving reports of a man in the area with a rifle. Officers with Patrol Services, Investigation Services, the Emergency Services Unit and the Canine Unit attended the area. A lengthy search and canine track did […]

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Reports of a Firearm

Approved by: 277 - August 26, 2021

Officers are currently on scene in the Chapple Avenue and Albion Street area responding to reports of someone in the area with a firearm. Anyone who lives in the area is urged to shelter in place. If you’re able to, please go to your basement and avoid windows and doors. All other citizens are urged […]

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Man Charged with Break and Enter

Approved by: 277 - August 24, 2021

On August 23, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 36-year-old Christopher Bisaillon with break and enter. Around 4:00 p.m. police received a call that a residence in a multi-unit building in the 300 block of Albert Street East had been entered. Officers attended and began investigating the incident. Officers determined the residence had been entered […]

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Woman Charged with Assault with a Weapon

Approved by: 277 - August 23, 2021

On August 21, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 40-year-old Loretta Carey with assault with a weapon. On August 15, 2021 the accused attended a business in the 0-100 block of Queen Street East, selected approximately $24 in face coverings from a rack and left without attempting to pay. On August 20, 2021 the accused […]

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Woman Charged with Assault with a Weapon

Approved by: 277 - August 23, 2021

On August 21, 2020 officers with Patrol Services charged 32-year-old Olivia Schadel with assault with a weapon. Around 11:30 a.m. officers attended a residence in the 100 block of James Street after receiving reports a woman assaulted a victim. Upon arrival, officers began investigating and determined the accused attended a residence in the 100 block […]

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Man Charged with Impaired Driving

Approved by: 277 - August 23, 2021

On August 20, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 63-year-old Joseph Chartrand with impaired driving – alcohol and drugs. Around 9:40 p.m. police were called about a single vehicle collision in the area of MacDonald Avenue and Lake Street. Upon arrival, Fire Services and EMS were on scene and officers observed some flames under the […]

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Speeding Concerns

Approved by: 209 - August 20, 2021

Recently we have been receiving an increased number of complaints about speeding on area roads, specifically in 50 kilometre per hour (kph) zones. All motorists, unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in Sault Ste. Marie is 50 kph. On July 1, 2021 Stunt Driving regulations under the Highway Traffic Act changed. Stunt Driving now includes […]

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Woman Charged with Break and Enter

Approved by: 237 - August 18, 2021

On August 17, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 33-year-old Katelynn Ward of London, Ontario with break and enter. On August 5, 2021 the accused was observed in the 500 block of Shannon Road. At that time it’s alleged she entered a residence, and while inside stole approximately $3,000 worth of jewellery and $12 of […]

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Man Wanted on Firearm Offences Arrested

Approved by: 364 - August 17, 2021

On August 16, 2021 officers with Patrol Services and Investigation Services charged 47-year-old Vincent Schiele with firearm offences. On July 10, 2021 the accused attended a residence in the 1300 block of Wellington Street East. While at the residence, a verbal argument ensued between the accused and the victim. At this time, it is alleged […]

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