Prowler caught again

On the 18th of October 2012, a Chatham man entered into a probation order on charges of loitering and prowl by night, with a condition to abide by a residence curfew between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Wednesday night at 11:30 pm members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service observed the male riding his […]

Mother injured in assault by son

Mother injured in assault by son

At about 3 a.m. on May 8, a Chatham woman was attacked by her son after returning home. The man allegedly began to choke his mother and threatened to kill her. He then allegedly punched his mother in the face several times and head butted her. The woman was then held in the apartment against her will. Eventually the […]

Third man on Most Wanted list arrested

Third man on Most Wanted list arrested

Police have arrested the third man in the last nine days and the second man this week, from their Most Wanted List. A man wanted by the Chatham-Kent police for uttering threats and failing to attend court was arrested shortly after 7 p.m. last evening at his residence. 23-year-old Richard Wallace, of Chatham, was arrested and later […]

Child porn arrest in Chatham

Chatham-Kent police arrested a man yesterday for child porn offences. An investigation that started in April concluded yesterday with the arrest of 73-year-old Robert James Peckham. Investigators with the Internet Child Exploitation Unit seized three computers and many external storage devices after a search warrant was executed. The man has been released with a court date. He […]

Tree removal closes King Street West

Tree removal closes King Street West

King Street West will be closed on Wednesday, May 8, between Buckingham Avenue and Phyllis Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All lanes will be closed. The detour route runs from Buckingham Avenue to Tecumseh Road to Phyllis Avenue. Infrastructure and Engineering Services will be removing a tree.

Adapted bicycle lets disabled kids ride

Adapted bicycle lets disabled kids ride

The Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent recently received a generous donation from one of their own, enough funds to buy a new adapted bicycle for use by client children. Ann McKenzie, Communication Disorders Assistant at the Centre, working with the Centre’s charitable foundation, ran a fundraising campaign over the last year and a half to buy a […]

OPP reminder: Watch out for motorcycles

OPP reminder: Watch out for motorcycles

The OPP are warning motorists that motorcyclists are out and enjoying the warm temperatures on area roadways. The Chatham-Kent OPP is reminding all drivers that they must share the road and drive courteously to avoid a potentially dangerous situation. Over 1/3 of all motorcycles collisions occur at intersections. You must check your mirrors and around your vehicle before […]

No cause yet for fire on Electric Line

No cause yet for fire on Electric Line

The cause of a structure fire on Electric Line yesterday is still deemed undetermined. The fire caused about $60,000 in damage and was put out quickly by fire crews. The fire was in the exterior wall and attic. Fire department spokesman Guy Deschenes said, “Homeowners should consider buying an extinguisher that has an ABC rating. This type of extinguisher […]

1 Day, 1 Can Make A Difference food drive

The Chatham-Kent Police Service Outreach for Hunger Food Drive is gearing up for its 5th year. This year the name of the drive has been changed to reflect this initiative. The Outreach for Hunger food bank benefits many citizens throughout our community who have been devastated by the downturn of the economy. For the month of May, we […]

Teen arrested for failing to comply

Police have charged an 18-year-old man with failing to comply after he contacted Blenheim woman. On March 20, the man was released from custody with conditions to not talk to the woman in Blenheim or be within 25 meters of her residence. At about 12:45 p.m. yesterday afternoon, the man went to the woman’s home and began talking to […]