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Male Charged with Trafficking

Approved by: 220 - April 3, 2020

On April 2, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 33-year-old Jean-Claude Paquette on the strength of outstanding warrants. On April 2, 2020 at 10:45 a.m. officers saw the accused walking on Wellington Street West and knew him to be wanted for failing to comply with an appearance notice. He was arrested on the strength of […]

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Male Charged with Assault with a Weapon

Approved by: 220 - April 3, 2020

On April 2, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 32-year-old Justin McKay for assault with a weapon. It’s alleged on April 2, 2020 the accused threatened several people with a knife in the John Street area, then when leaving the area he kicked a vehicle driving by, damaging the headlight and bumper. Police located the […]

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Male Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance

Approved by: 220 - April 3, 2020

On April 2, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 29-year-old Richard Paquette for possession of a controlled substance. At 2:01 p.m. on April 2, 2020 officers responded to a call for service regarding a male attempting to break into a residence in the 100 block of Breton Road. When police arrived they located the accused, […]

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Gathering at Local Schools

Approved by: 250 - April 1, 2020

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has recently received reports of young people gathering at local schools. Due to the state of Emergency in Ontario, all schools, parks and playgrounds in our community are closed. We want to remind everyone in our community to avoid those areas at this time. Parents and guardians, please have […]

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Female Charged with Trafficking

Approved by: 253 - March 31, 2020

On March 28, 2020 officers with Patrol Services and Investigation Services arrested 51-year-old Line Duguay for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. At 12:30 p.m. on March 28, 2020 officers observed a vehicle traveling at walking speed on Farwell Terrace. Upon approaching the vehicle, officers observed the accused to be unresponsive. […]

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Chief’s Message on COVID-19

Approved by: 361 - March 30, 2020

Please view Chief Hugh Stevenson’s message on COVID-19 and the enforcement of the emergency order to limit gatherings to 5 people under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

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Fraudulent Public Health Inspector Activity

Approved by: 245 - March 28, 2020

Recently, Algoma Public Health (APH) notified the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service about fraudulent activity where individuals are posing as Public Health Inspectors from APH. On at least two occasions local restaurants have received calls from someone claiming to be a Public Health Inspector offering to inspect the restaurant for a fee. Neither of the […]

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Two Charged with Break and Enter

Approved by: 245 - March 27, 2020

On March 27, 2020 officers with Patrol Services and Investigation Services arrested 23-year-old Isaiah Lewis and 22-year-old Brent Boissoneau-Stone for break and enter. On March 26, 2020 officers responded to three break and enters to a business in the 0-100 block of Dennis Street. Each time a variety of alcoholic beverages were reported stolen. Later […]

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Male Charged with Assault

Approved by: 245 - March 27, 2020

On March 26, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 31-year-old Joshua LeClair for assault. On February 21, 2020 the accused attended a business in the 0-100 block of Great Northern Road. He was asked to leave by store security and it’s alleged he struck a security staff member in the head and fled the area. […]

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Crime Prevention Tips For Businesses

Approved by: 361 - March 26, 2020

The closure of some businesses in Ontario to address the spread of COVID-19 may cause business owners to worry about the security of their business and property. Belo is a list of tips for business owners that may help prevent crime to their business and property. We suggest business owners; Remove valuables from storefronts to […]

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