No charges laid in fatal accident

No charges laid in fatal accident

Just before noon on September 10, emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle collision on Dufferin Avenue between Running Creek and Walnut Drive. A 43-year-old Chatham man sustained non life-threatening injuries and was transported to the Sydenham District Hospital. A 23-year-old woman was transported via Ornge to a London hospital with life-threatening injuries. N’Dawnis Shipman, 23 years, of […]

Charge laid in head-on crash with ambulance

Charge laid in head-on crash with ambulance

On July 3, around 10 a.m. emergency crews responded to a head-on collision involving two vehicles on Queens Line, just east of the 401 exit. A man was eastbound in a minivan when he crossed the center line and struck a Chatham-Kent ambulance that was westbound. Two on-duty paramedics, a 36-year-old Chatham woman and 46-year-old Chatham […]

Domestic assault allegation includes damage to a car

A woman reported an assault by her husband on September 20, that occurred on September 17. While giving her statement she also revealed he confined her to their home and refused to let her leave the premises. The wife also stated her husband did more than $5000 damage to a vehicle in an earlier incident. […]

Man flicks lit cigarette at spouse during argument

A man on Talbot Trail was arrested just before midnight last night, after he flicked a lit cigarette at his spouse and broke all of her collectible china. Police responded to a residence on Talbot Trail when a woman reported the assault and advised police of a previous assaults. She did not require medical attention. A 40-year-old Romney […]

Public health unit reminds students of home schooling to update immunization records

Public health unit reminds students of home schooling to update immunization records

Each year nurses from the Chatham-Kent public health unit review and assess the immunization status of students enrolled in daycare or school within the municipality of Chatham-Kent. This record keeping of immunization information comes from the day nurseries act and the immunization of school pupils act. The purpose of the act is to increase the protection of the […]

Reel Wednesday at the Capitol Theatre: Hitchcock’s Notorious

Reel Wednesday at the Capitol Theatre: Hitchcock’s Notorious

Take an afternoon out to enjoy a classic film at the St. Clair College Capitol Theatre. This Wednesday, September 25, at 2:00pm, the Capitol will be showing the first film of the Reel Wednesdays series, Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious. In this 1946 Oscar nominated spy thriller, Hitchcock fuses two of his favourite elements: suspense and romance. […]

Domestic incident in Blenheim leaves woman with multiple charges

Domestic incident in Blenheim leaves woman with multiple charges

The Chatham-Kent police arrested a woman after a bizarre domestic related incident yesterday. At about 2:30 p.m. the woman drove to a man’s residence in Blenheim where an argument began. The woman left the residence with the man’s cell phone and house keys. Instead of driving away, the woman sat outside the man’s house in her vehicle for […]

Cash register stolen during break-in

Sometime between September 21 at 11 p.m. and September 22 at 9 a.m., someone smashed the front glass door of Bedell’s Frozen Foods Ltd. on Dover Center Line causing about $800 damage. A cash register was stolen that had an undisclosed amount of money. Police determined that the pry bar used to smash the door was stolen from an unlocked […]

Tools and beer stolen in Thamesville

A rear door to a detached garage at a residence on Lamila Street in Thamesville was forced open overnight. Stolen were some tools valued at over $700 and 20 bottles of beer. Anyone with information is asked to contact constable Randy Eckel at 519-436-6600 extension #84400. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be […]