Stolen vehicles found on Highway 401

Stolen vehicles found on Highway 401

A 39-year-old Windsor man is facing charges after provincial police recovered two stolen vehicles on Highway 401 in Chatham yesterday. Police say the vehicles were found within six hours of each other. Investigation led officers to a man who was at a nearby truck stop. Information revealed that he was currently wanted on a warrant from […]

Man arrested on outstanding warrants at CKHA

Man arrested on outstanding warrants at CKHA

A 22-year-old man was arrested at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance yesterday, on outstanding CKPS warrants and was held for a bail hearing. —- Yesterday afternoon a 32-year-old woman was arrested on multiple warrants in Chatham. She was held for a bail hearing. —- Last night a 45-year-old man was arrested in downtown Chatham on a warrant […]

Chatham man charged with robbery

Chatham man charged with robbery

A 29-year-old Chatham man is facing charges after allegedly robbing a financial institution in Dresden. Police say the incident occurred on February 19th. The man reportedly obscured his identity and issued a note to a teller. The note indicated that the man intended to commit robbery and demanded money. Approximately $2700 was handed to the […]

Woman arrested for possession of stolen vehicle

Woman arrested for possession of stolen vehicle

A 29-year-old woman was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle last night. Police say the woman was observed in Tilbury at around 6:30 p.m. driving a vehicle that was previously reported stolen. The woman was located by police after a witness reported her entering Tim Horton’s in Tilbury. She was also found to be […]

Ontario launching $30 billion infrastructure funding program

Ontario launching $30 billion infrastructure funding program

Ontario’s Government announced yesterday a new infrastructure funding that will also help create and protect good jobs across the province.  “When it comes to delivering core services that matter to people, our government is putting people first,” said Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure. “Today’s historic infrastructure investment marks the start of billions of dollars in […]

Beware of phishing and ransom scams

Beware of phishing and ransom scams

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Anti-Rackets Branch, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office are warning Ontario residents to check their emails, phone messages and computer popups. All are tools that criminals can use to extort money and personal information from you. Phishing, ransom and service scams have the same basic goal. Typically, individuals […]

Police arrest wanted men, woman

Police arrest wanted men, woman

Three men and one woman were arrested on outstanding warrants yesterday. Police located a man walking down the street in Chatham yesterday.  Officers were able to confirm the male was wanted for a number of outstanding warrants. As a result the 25-year-old Chatham man was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing. —- […]

Man arrested after being found passed out behind the wheel in Chatham

Man arrested after being found passed out behind the wheel in Chatham

A 46-year-old man of St. Thomas was arrested for driving while impaired by a drug yesterday afternoon. Police were on general patrol in Chatham when officers were alerted to a man who appeared passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle. Officers determined the male party was driving while impaired by drug. Police say the […]

Thomas Carrique appointed new OPP commissioner

Thomas Carrique appointed new OPP commissioner

Through an Order-In-Council signed by cabinet, Ontario’s Government announced the appointment of Thomas Carrique as the next Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police. Thomas Carrique currently serves as the Deputy Chief for the York Regional Police, where he has spent his entire 29-year career with the force. He has worked in a variety of fields, […]