Incident With Transport Driver


Crime Stoppers and the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police are looking for the public’s help.

On Sunday, September 7, 2014 at approximately 5:30 am a transport driver was pulled over in a snowplow turnaround on Highway 17 just East of Blind River, Ontario.

The driver was walking around the front of his truck when out of the corner of his eye he saw a male lunging towards him.

An altercation took place and the driver was injured.

The driver managed to run back to his truck and drive away.

The suspect is described as male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing a plaid flannel jacket over a hoodie that was pulled tight around his face.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477. Type a tip through our website at or text the keyword SSM along with your tip to 274637.

For every crime committed, someone other than the criminal may have information to help solve the crime and make Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District a safer place.