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Gore Street Fire Investigation

Approved by: 210 - February 8, 2022

On February 5, 2022, around 9:30 p.m. officers responded to a fire in the 100 block of Gore Street. The fire has been deemed suspicious and officers in Investigation Services are currently investigating. No physical injuries have been reported. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Constable Mike Pavoni at 705-949-6300 […]

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Man Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

Approved by: 333 - February 4, 2022

On February 4, 2022, officers with the Drug Enforcement Unit charged 39-year-old Aaron Gridzak with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Around 9:00 a.m. officers attended the 100 block of Gore Street and observed a man asleep in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. Officers approached the vehicle and were able […]

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Man Charged with Weapon Offences

Approved by: 1030 - February 4, 2022

On February 3, 2022, officers with Patrol Services charged 35-year-old Richard Mullen with assault with a weapon. In the evening hours, police were called to attend Sault Area Hospital as the accused was holding a knife and a hatchet, threatening staff and damaging property. Officers attended and the accused was arrested. No physical injuries were […]

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Two Charged under Re-Opening Ontario Act

Approved by: 361 - February 4, 2022

On January 27, 2022, officers in Investigation Services, along with Algoma Public Health began investigating a potential violation of regulations under the Re-Opening Ontario Act in the 100 block of Glen Avenue. As a result of the joint investigation, officers and APH determined an illegal indoor public event took place that evening. On February 4, […]

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Man Charged with Trafficking

Approved by: 210 - February 4, 2022

On February 3, 2022, officers with the Drug Enforcement Unit and Patrol Services charged 32-year-old Jordan Porter with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Around 9:00 p.m. officers observed a man on a bicycle travelling north bound on Carmen’s Way without lights. Officers conducted a traffic stop and upon speaking with […]

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Update: Second Line West Investigation

Approved by: 279 - February 1, 2022

Officers have confirmed the identity of the 53-year-old man who is the victim in the ongoing homicide investigation. Next of kin has been notified and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service will respect their wishes not to release further information about the victim. Officers remain on scene as the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information […]

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Three Youth Charged under Trespass to Property Act

Approved by: 1030 - February 1, 2022

Around 9:20 p.m. on January 31, 2022, officers responded to a call of three youth lost inside a building at the former Sault Area Hospital building, formerly known as the General Hospital. Officers determined three youth had entered a building, became disoriented and could not find their way out of the building. As part of […]

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Woman Charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking

Approved by: 195 - January 31, 2022

On January 29, 2022, officers with the Crime Suppression Unit and the Drug Enforcement Unit charged 25-year-old Destiny Nieminen with three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. On Saturday, January 29, 2022, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Bainbridge Street. Upon entering […]

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Man Charged with Robbery

Approved by: 1030 - January 31, 2022

On January 30, 2022, officers with Patrol Services charged 31-year-old Kyle Masciotte with robbery. On January 27, 2022, the accused attended the Station Mall and attempted to steal items from a business. Security Staff advised him to pay for the items or put them down and exit the store. At this time the accused charged […]

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Man Charged with Operation While Impaired

Approved by: 1030 - January 31, 2022

On January 27, 2022, officers with Patrol Services charged 33-year-old Ryan Derasp with operation while impaired – alcohol and/or drug. Around 11:00 a.m. officers responded to a call of a man asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle in the 600 block of MacDonald Avenue. Upon arrival the man was with paramedics. Upon speaking with […]

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