Second Suspect Arrested For Attempted Murder


On July 29, 2015 at 2:30am officers on patrol located and arrested Joshua Roess. He will attend bail court later today.

Allen Agawa is before the courts and Joseph Elie remains wanted.

Photo: Joseph Elie remains at large

Earlier Release

On the 18th of July 2015 shortly after 11 pm the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service received a 911 call reporting a stabbing that had taken place in a residence in the City’s east end.
A 25-year old male was stabbed in the chest. He was transported to hospital.
Officers from Investigation Services were called out to assist with the investigation.

This was not a random act of violence as the victim knew his attackers.

No further details are being released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

As a result of the investigation arrest warrants have been obtained for three males:
1) 25-year old Allen Benjamin AGAWA of no fixed address is wanted for one count of Attempt Murder
2) 21-year old Joshua Douglas ROESS of no fixed address is wanted for one count of Attempt Murder and one count of Breach of Probation.
3) 33-year old Joseph Germaine Israel ELIE of Sault Ste. Marie. He is wanted on one count of Attempt to Commit Murder.

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is advising that these males are to be considered armed and dangerous. Do not approach them. If you know their whereabouts contact the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service immediately at either 911 or 705-949-6300.
If you have information on their whereabouts and wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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