Police identify body found in the Thames

Jazmin Skye Dawson, 17, of Chatham, has been identified as the deceased person removed from the Thames River on Saturday. The Chatham-Kent police had a report of a body in the Thames River near the 5th Street bridge at around 9 a.m. on Saturday. A post-mortem has been completed and investigators are treating this death […]

Man wakes to find intruder in bedroom

Man wakes to find intruder in bedroom

Chatham-Kent police are investigating a break and enter on Taylor Ave. after the resident woke up to find an intruder in his bedroom. Around 6:45 a.m. Thursday morning police responded to an apartment on Taylor Ave for a break and enter. A man awoke to find a male suspect in his bedroom wearing a light […]

Driver flees scene after crash

Driver flees scene after crash

Police are seeking information about a crash near Blenheim after the driver and vehicle fled the scene. According to Chatham-Kent police, sometime over the weekend a vehicle struck a hydro pole at the intersection of Allison Line and Pook Road near Blenheim. The impact may have caused significant damage to the passenger side of the […]

Purse stolen from apartment while resident sleeps

Information about a break and enter is being sought by C-K police. Around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning unknown persons forced open the front door to an apartment on Grand Ave East. Once inside, the intruders stole a purse and fled the scene. A tenant downstairs heard the noise and went upstairs to find a damaged […]

Police seek information about Duart Rd. break and enter

Police seek information about Duart Rd. break and enter

The Chatham-Kent police are seeking information from the public about a recent break and enter. Sometime between August 19, and August 25, unknown persons entered a detached garage located on Duart Road in Muirkirk, Ontario and stole approximately $5,000 worth of tools. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mark VANDERGRIENT at 519-436-6600 extension […]

Walpole Island woman arrested for drunk driving

Walpole Island woman arrested for drunk driving

A woman was arrested yesterday morning in after a complaint about a drunk driver. At about 7:00 a.m. on Sunday a citizen called police to report a possible impaired driver. Police found and intercepted the vehicle and an made a traffic stop. The driver showed signs of impairment and was arrested. During a search, an […]

Wal-Mart security catches woman stealing

A woman has been arrested following two separate thefts in Chatham. On July 24, a woman went the courthouse on Grand Avenue West in Chatham to meet with a social services worker. The woman and the social services worker in the main hallway of the court building. During the meeting, the woman stole a cell […]

Man arrested after stealing from several stores

Man arrested after stealing from several stores

A Walpole Island man is facing several charges after he was arrested for stealing from three different business’s in Wallaceburg in August. According to  Chatham-Kent police, on August 16, a man went to the Wal-Mart in Wallaceburg, picked up a DVD player and a knapsack, and exited the store without making any attempting to pay […]

Local man arrested for multiple frauds

Local man arrested for multiple frauds

Police have arrested a man for multiple frauds involving several victims within our municipality. He posed as a business person asking for money from the victims, as an advanced payment or deposit for work that was promised to be done around their residence. He failed to complete the work he agreed to do. The fraudulent acts occurred between 2011 […]

York Regional police extradite Chatham woman

York Regional police extradite Chatham woman

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a woman who had several warrants to her name. While on patrol Sunday night, a Chatham-Kent police officer noticed two people cycling on Selton Line. While speaking with the two cyclists  the officer discovered that the 34-year-old female from Chatham was wanted on several warrants from three different police services. The  […]