Seven people arrested for drug trafficking in Chatham-Kent

Seven people arrested for drug trafficking in Chatham-Kent

Police arrested seven alleged drug traffickers Tuesday, as a result of Project ‘Fresh’. Over the past six months, members of the Intelligence Section have been gathering information regarding criminal activity…

Alleged drug traffickers arrested in Chatham

Alleged drug traffickers arrested in Chatham

Three people are facing charges after police seized approximately $4400 worth of drugs from a Chatham home. Just before dawn yesterday morning, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service Intelligence Unit…

Truck drivers charged after Kingsville crash

Truck drivers charged after Kingsville crash

Two drivers are facing charges after two tractor-trailers collided in Kingsville Monday morning Police say the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a two motor vehicle collision on Essex County Road…

UPDATE: House fire in Chatham

UPDATE: House fire in Chatham

A father and son were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a house fire in Chatham Monday night. Fire crews from stations 1 and 2 responded to a…

Police recover items stolen from Chatham cemetery

Police recover items stolen from Chatham cemetery

Police say several items stolen from Maple Leaf Cemetery last month have been recovered. During the past month, police received several complaints from the Chatham-Kent Cemetery Operations staff regarding the…

New physicians join the CKHA

New physicians join the CKHA

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance announced the addition of three new physicians to the organization. Dr. David Bastien and Dr. Queenette Asuquo join CKHA as Emergency Medicine Physicians and Dr. Osagie Igbinoba…

Historical plaque stolen in Cedar Springs

Historical plaque stolen in Cedar Springs

Chatham-Kent Mayor Darrin Canniff and South Kent Councillor Anthony Ceccacci expressed anger at the reported theft of a commemorative plaque from the grounds of the former Southwestern Regional Centre site…

Crash claims one life on Highway 401

Crash claims one life on Highway 401

A man is dead and two other people were injured after three separate collisions Monday on Highway 401. Chatham-Kent OPP say a tractor trailer carrying salt caught fire in the…

Theft from vehicle in Chatham

Theft from vehicle in Chatham

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after personal identification and credit cards were stolen from a parked car on Plantation Place in Chatham last month. Officers are looking for the public’s assistance…

Police looking for missing woman

Police looking for missing woman

UPDATE: Police say the woman has been found safe. Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing woman. Ann Nagle, 59 years of age, of Chatham was last…

Charity curling event raising funds for cardiac care

Charity curling event raising funds for cardiac care

The Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) hosted the 8th Annual Charity Curling Classic at the Sydenham Community Curling Club in Wallaceburg on February 9th. Sixteen highly energetic teams participated…

Mail stolen from apartment building in Chatham

Mail stolen from apartment building in Chatham

The Chatham-Kent Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man in connection with a theft investigation. Sometime early Tuesday morning between 3:50 a.m. and 4:10 a.m. someone…

Mayor declares state of emergency

Mayor declares state of emergency

Mayor Darrin Canniff declared a state of emergency this morning. Municipal officials say the Thames River dike has failed in multiple locations in the vicinity of Poppe Road and Buchanan Line…

Chatham-Kent authorities monitoring ice jam

Chatham-Kent authorities monitoring ice jam

The flood warning issued by the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority prompted the municipality to activate its Emergency Operations Centre committee shortly before 1 p.m. yesterday. Mayor Darrin Canniff said…

Chatham-Kent police receive Special Olympics Award

Chatham-Kent police receive Special Olympics Award

The Chatham-Kent Police Service received an award for being the ‘Highest Percentage Increase in Gross Revenue – 4th Place” yesterday at the 2019 Special Olympics Winter Games in Sault Ste, Marie.…

Police investigating theft in Thamesville

Police investigating theft in Thamesville

The Chatham-Kent Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying two men in connection with a theft investigation. Police say the theft occurred this past weekend in Thamesville.  Anyone with information…

Barn fire in Blenheim

Barn fire in Blenheim

Damages have been estimated at $50,000 after a fire broke out at a barn in Blenheim early Sunday. Station 18, Blenheim and Station 11, Ridgetown responded to 10362 Front Line…

Charges pending after truck rollover on Highway 401

Charges pending after truck rollover on Highway 401

Chatham-Kent OPP say charges are pending after a truck rollover on Highway 401 yesterday morning.Police responded to a single motor vehicle rollover collision involving a commercial motor vehicle at around…

Eight new firefighters join CKFES

Eight new firefighters join CKFES

Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services has hired eight new firefighters. Fire officials say the recruits completed a two weeks review of core competencies and familiarization with allied organizations, led by…

Damaged tractor-trailer loses parts on Highway 401

Damaged tractor-trailer loses parts on Highway 401

The Ontario Provincial Police responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 401 in Chatham-Kent Friday at around 8:45 p.m. involving an eastbound tractor trailer losing parts on the highway. Reports…

Police seeking the public’s assistance in fraud investigation

Police seeking the public’s assistance in fraud investigation

Chatham-Kent police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with a fraud investigation.      Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Doug Littlewood at douglasl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600…

Police investigating fraud

Police investigating fraud

Chatham-Kent police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with a fraud investigation.      Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Greg Dilliott at gregoryd@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600…

Police investigating Christmas Day break-in

Police investigating Christmas Day break-in

Chatham-Kent police are looking for the public’s help in identifying two people in connection with a break and enter from a property on Glasgow Line on Christmas Day.     Anyone with…

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