Sault Ste. Marie Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police provided an escort for Constable Orrette Robinson’s body to the city limits Sunday.
Sault Ste. Marie residents were asked to pay their respect along the escort route from the downtown area to Carmen’s Way, along Second Line East to the eastern city limits. .
On Tuesday, September 5, 2023, Constable Orrette Robinson died in an off-duty motor vehicle collision. Orrette was 36 years old.
While driving home on his motorcycle after working an overtime Dynamic Patrol shift, he was involved in a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Lyons Avenue and Farwell Terrace. The driver of the other vehicle did not require medical attention.
“Our hearts are heavy. Orrette served our community with pride and dedication. He loved interacting with youth while out on patrols,” says Chief Hugh Stevenson.
A funeral service and his internment will take place in St. Thomas, Jamaica.