Hit and run results in multiple charges

Hit and run results in multiple charges

At about 10:00 a.m. on Thursday police were called to a minor collision involving a Dodge Caravan and GMC Savanna on Grand Avenue West. The Dodge Caravan failed to stop for a red light and slid into the driver’s side of the GMC Savanna. No injuries resulted and the damage is estimated at $5000. When […]

ATV driver in critical condition after accident

ATV driver in critical condition after accident

The Chatham-Kent police are seeking witnesses to a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday afternoon. At about 3:05 p.m. police received a 911 about a collision that occurred on Mull Road, south of Talbot Trail in Blenheim involving an ATV and a Chevrolet Cobalt. The operator of the ATV, a 28-year-old Blenheim man, was transported […]

CKPS Top 12 Silly Calls Of 2012

Top 12 Silly Calls Of 2012 12. A man attended the Wallaceburg police station inquiring if anyone had turned in his lost dentures. He still had his top teeth, but he was looking for his bottoms. 11. A man called police to report that his unlocked vehicle had been entered. Stolen was a winning donut and coffee […]

Man dies after accident on Grand Avenue West

Man dies after accident on Grand Avenue West

The Chatham-Kent Police have released the name of the man who died as a result of a  motor vehicle collision that occurred on Thursday afternoon, December 20th, on Grand Ave West, Chatham. Perry Molema, 56 of Chatham, passed away on Saturday, December 22nd from injuries he sustained in the collision. The Chatham-Kent Police Service continues […]

Woman offers ride, gets robbed

Just before 5:00 p.m. yesterday, police responded a robbery on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg. A 71-year-old woman had her purse forcibly taken from her possession by a young woman whom she had earlier befriended with a ride. The young woman fled the area with the purse prior to police arrival. Through investigation, police identified the young woman responsible […]

Adult Language and Learning donates to OPP program

Adult Language and Learning donates to OPP program

On the 21st of November, 2012, the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) requested the assistance of the public for hats, mittens and scarves for the homeless. The donated items were being collected on behalf of the Chatham-Kent Salvation Army Housing Support program that is currently in desperate need. The OPP is pleased to report that they have […]

Chatham man in critical condition after accident

Chatham man in critical condition after accident

Just after 3:30 p.m. emergency crews rushed to Grand Avenue West near Wood Street in Chatham in response to a serious accident involving an Infiniti car and a Dodge Ram pick-up truck. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the Dodge Ram was travelling westbound on Grand Avenue and the Infiniti was travelling eastbound when it attempted to turn left […]

Local union celebrates 13.4% wage increase for members

Local union celebrates 13.4% wage increase for members

In a big victory for local workers, SEIU Local 1 Canada ratified a contract on Thursday December 6 for employees at the Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent, that will give members a 13.4% wage increase, ratified by 89% of the membership. In 2010, the association merged its units in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia. The two units had different […]

Donate to the United Way via text message

Donate to the United Way via text message

You can now give to the United Way as easily as you can write a text message. The United Way Chatham-Kent has launched their first ever text-to-give campaign.  Simply type the word “UCARE” (all CAPS) – as the subject line and text that word to 45678 (if it pops up with spaces 456-78, that’s ok, it will still go […]

Protect your hearing during summer sporting activities

Protect your hearing during summer sporting activities

Summer safety measures like wearing a life vest or lathering on sunscreen, are well-known. What’s less known, and certainly less reported on, is the risk of hearing loss from summer activities. Surprisingly, golf, usually considered a quiet summertime sport, has been the cause of hearing loss, as reported in the British Medical Journal in 2008. The […]