Sault Ste Marie Police RIDE Success

Sault Ste. Marie Crime Report

Sault Ste Marie PoliceSAULT STE MARIE –  Sault Ste. Marie Police Service was out in force Saturday. The SSM Police RIDE program was successful in stopping 225 vehicles overnight.  During a check officers stopped a vehicle on Bay St. near the Casino and arrested 21 year old Jesse Jordon Wiwchar of 850 Old Garden River Road after he failed a roadside screening test.  He has been charged with exceed 80 milligrams blood alcohol content and will appear in court on 27 May 2013.

Sault Ste Marie Crime Report

A second male was also arrested for exceeding 80 milligrams blood alcohol content and failing to provide a sample of his breath after he was stopped driving in a downtown alley.  Shawn Robert Husband of 34 Malabar Drive failed a roadside screening test and subsequently refused to provide a further sample of his breath for analysis.  He was charged with the listed offences and will also appear in court on 27 May 2013.

Sault Ste Marie Police also share, “As a result of an investigation of a break and enter in October of 2012, the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service issued a warrant to arrest Andrew Rowat (20yrs old) of 35 Capp Avenue for break and enter, mischief and possession of stolen property.  On April 27, 2013 at 3:30pm, Rowat was located  and arrested on the outstanding warrant”.

21 year old Kristi-Lee Burch of Heyden Ontario was arrested by City Police officers last evening and charged with stealing a credit card and using the stolen credit card. It is alleged that between February the 1st to the 25th the accused stole and used a credit card and charged over $4,000.00 to the card. She will be appearing in Provincial Court on the 27th of May.

Also, on the 27th of April officers attended to a store located on Great Northern Rd. regarding a theft complaint. Their investigation revealed that 21 year old Roy MCMullen of 124 Church Street was alleged to have stolen 2 packs of AA batteries and left the store without paying for them. He was subsequently charged with theft and will be appearing in Court on the 27th of May.

Further, during the early evening of April 27th City Police received a complaint of an erratic driver in the east end. Information came in that the vehicle was all over the road and driving up onto the curbs. Officers were able to locate the vehicle and its driver and conducted a roadside breathalyzer test. The female driver failed this test and was subsequently brought into the Police Station to perform a further test. As a result 51 year old Lisa Derrer of 84 Madeline Street was charged with operation of a motor vehicle having over 80 mgs. of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood. She will also be appearing in Court on May 27th.

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