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Male Charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

Approved by: #220 - December 10, 2019

On December 9, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit arrested 28 year old Tyson Palahnuk of Town Line Road for possession of a prohibited weapon.  Just before midnight on December 8, 2019 police were called to assist in the 700 block of Great Northern Road. Upon arrival officers conducted a search of the accused […]

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Male Charged with Impaired Driving

Approved by: #220 - December 10, 2019

On December 9, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit arrested 32 year old David Christie of Amherst Street for impaired driving.  Around 12:30 a.m. on December 9, 2019 officers noticed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. A traffic stop was conducted, at which time officers noted an odor of alcohol coming […]

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Festive RIDE Campaign

The holiday season is a time for enjoying time with friends, family and loved ones. With the launch of the Festive RIDE Campaign, we want to remind everyone to celebrate responsibly. During the 2018 campaign 1,875 vehicles were checked. Those checks resulted in the following; 7 three day license suspensions 2 Criminal Charges for blood […]

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Male Charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm

Approved by: #234 - November 27, 2019

On November 26, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit arrested 25 year old Josh Wilson of Farwell Terrace for assault causing bodily harm.  After midnight on November 24, 2019 the accused and the victim were at a business in the 600 block of Wellington Street East. At this time the accused struck the victim […]

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Two Charged with Kidnapping

Approved by: #253 - November 27, 2019

On November 26, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit arrested 32 year old Tyler McMillan of Portage Lane for kidnapping. On November 9, 2019 35 year old Samantha Lepine of Portage Lane was arrested for kidnapping. It’s alleged on November 8, 2019 the two accused took someone they know from their home and held […]

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Safety and Security Tips to Prevent Property Crime

We recommend everyone in Sault Ste. Marie and Prince Township to take a proactive approach to keeping their home and property safe. If you utilize some simple Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) techniques you can greatly reduce the risk of becoming a victim of property theft or a break in. Lightbulb-on Maintain clear line […]

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Santa Claus Parade

Approved by: #209 - November 20, 2019

The annual Rotary Santa Claus Parade will take place this Saturday, November 23, 2019. We want to remind the public there will be road closures in the downtown area to allow the parade to run smoothly.  Starting at 4:30 p.m. Queen Street East will be closed from Elizabeth Street to Church Street.  This area will […]

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Male Charged with Driving While Prohibited

Approved by: #270 - November 19, 2019

On November 18, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit arrested 29 year old Jonathan Briault-Dewar of Queen Street East for driving while prohibited. Around 3:00 p.m. on November 18, 2019 officers conducted a traffic stop and discovered the accused was operating a motor vehicle while prohibited. He was arrested, and a subsequent search found […]

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Update: Kidnapping and Assault with a Weapon

Approved by: #195 - November 18, 2019

On November 17, 2019 28 year old Caleb Seaton passed away unexpectedly in Barrie, Ontario. The investigation into the kidnapping and assault with a weapon, involving a firearm is still ongoing. The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is actively looking for 32 year old Tyler McMillan in connection with the incident. Anyone with information is […]

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Ongoing Investigation

Approved by: #210 - November 8, 2019

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is currently investigating a kidnapping and an assault with a weapon, involving a firearm.  The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries.  Earlier today there was a heavy police presence in the area of Willowdale Street, in the east end of the city. Officers were conducting a search […]

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