Alleged victim arrested for online threats
An 18-year-old female Sarnia high school student is charged after police say a social media account was made under a teenage boy’s name and used to threaten four other girls and their families. The accused, Sarnia police say, initially said she too had been a target of the online threats. She is charged with uttering death threats, public mischief and identity fraud, police say. Police say a teenager created a social media account and used to impersonate a male classmate and send violent messages. The boy “suffered hardship” because
Police seek witnesses
Sarnia police are seeking witnesses to an incident Friday where a man is alleged to have tried to get into the passenger door of a vehicle being driven by a woman. A woman driving a red Chevy was stopped at a red light at the corner of Wiltshire Drive and Murphy Road when a man allegdly attempted to open the
others assumed he indeed was the person making the threats, police say. “Even though social media is a very useful tool it, like any tool, can be used to harm others and the problems that can be caused may have significant consequences,” police said in a statement. The investigation continues and police have asked that anyone with information about the incident contact Det. Kent Jamieson, ext. 6221, or Det. Tyler Callander, ext. 6193, at 519-344-8861, or to SarniaLambton Crime Stoppers. passenger door, police said in a news release. Police said the woman was able to drive away. The man is described as between the ages of 20 to 30, with a white complexion and wearing a navy hoodie and other dark clothing. Anyone who saw the incident is being asked to contact Const. Mike Howell at 519-344-8861 ext. 6206, or Crime Stoppers.