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Male Charged with Sexual Assault

Approved by: 210 - March 10, 2020

On March 9, 2020 officers with Investigation Services arrested 37-year-old Jonathan Lowe for sexual assault. It’s alleged on September 18, 2018 the accused had contact with someone for a sexual purpose without their consent. It is further alleged he distributed intimate images of the victim without their consent. It is further alleged on March 7, […]

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Male Charged with Break and Enter

Approved by: 220 - March 9, 2020

On March 8, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 38-year-old Brendan Gignac for break and enter. At 1:28 p.m. police received a call of a break and enter in progress. Officers responded and found the accused at the scene. He is charged with break and enter and two counts of breach of probation. He was […]

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Male Charged with Child Pornography Offences

Approved by: 189 - March 5, 2020

On March 3, 2020, officers with the Technological Crime Unit arrested 39-year-old Yvon Frechette for Possession of Child Pornography. In April 2019, police began investigating Mr. Frechette.  The investigation resulted in a search warrant being executed on November 12, 2019.  A cell phone was seized during the search warrant and analysis identified various images of […]

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Wallace Terrace Investigation

Approved by: 210 - March 3, 2020

On March 3, 2020 at 10:31 a.m. officers responded to a call of a home invasion in the 200 block of Wallace Terrace. We are in the early stages of the investigation, but this is believed to be an isolated incident. Officers remain on scene as part of the investigation. Further details will be released […]

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Female Charged with Possession of Stolen Property

Approved by: 302 - March 3, 2020

On March 3, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 37-year-old Chrystal Petrocco for possession of stolen property. At 1:14 a.m. on March 3, 2020 officers observed a vehicle they knew was reported stolen on February 16, 2020. A traffic stop was conducted and the accused was arrested. It is further alleged the accused attended a […]

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Update: Bay Street Investigation – Three Charged with Firearm and Trafficking Offences

Approved by: 210 - February 29, 2020

On February 28, 2020 officers with the Crime Suppression Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit and Emergency Services Unit arrested 29-year-old Jihaad Al-Kisadi, 21-year-old Jawad Sami, both of Toronto, and 36 year-old Autumn Johnny of Kitchener for firearm and trafficking offences. On Wednesday, February 26, 2020 while investigating the incident which took place in the 700 block […]

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Fraud Warning

Approved by: 317 - February 28, 2020

Recently the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has received two complaints regarding frauds associated with someone being held in custody. In the two complaints victims are contacted by individuals claiming to be loved ones arrested or lawyers of a loved one and requesting money to secure the release of the loved one. During these conversations […]

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Bay Street Investigation

Approved by: 210 - February 28, 2020

The active scene in the 700 block of Bay Street has been resolved without incident. Three people have been arrested. Officers remain on scene as part of the investigation, however access to that section of Bay Street is no longer restricted. We are in the early stages of this investigation and further details regarding the […]

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Active Presence

Approved by: 210 - February 28, 2020

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service have an active presence in the 700 block of Bay Street. As this is an active scene, we urge everyone to avoid the area. Further details will be released as they become available. For media inquiries please contact the Manager of Corporate Communications, Planning and Research Lincoln […]

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Four Arrested in Possession of a Firearm

Approved by: 210 - February 27, 2020

On February 27, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 25-year-old Kwesi Armoo, 25-year-old Jason Ramessar, 21-year-old Javonte Reid and 20-year-old Handel Hippolyte, all of Toronto, for unauthorized possession of a firearm. At 1:00 a.m. on February 27, 2020 officers observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Wallace Terrace. A traffic stop […]

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