Man sleeping near railway tracks arrested

Man sleeping near railway tracks arrested

Police arrested a man last night in Wallaceburg for being intoxicated. Shortly after 5 p.m. officers responded to the area of McNaughton Avenue after a report of a man sleeping near railway tracks. Police found the man and determined that he was intoxicated and not able to care for himself. He was arrested for his own safety and transported to police […]

Woman arrested for March break-in

Police arrested a 39-year-old Chatham woman yesterday on an outstanding warrant for a break-in that happened in March. On March 31, a break and enter took place on James Street in Wallaceburg. A woman was seen entering the storage room of an apartment. She had a key that she did not have permission to have. She fled the area before police […]

Second incident of luring reported in Chatham

Yesterday the CKReview reported a suspicious man driving a white car approached a 9-year-old girl and said “Hey” to her on Monday. Today another incident, believed to be the same man, occurred near Indian Creek Public School. A 12-year-old boy was approached as he walked to school, and a car with a similar description drove […]

Gardening workshop at the Chatham library

Gardening workshop at the Chatham library

The Chatham Branch of Chatham-Kent Public Library, in partnership with Ross’ Nurserymen, is pleased to present the Get Gardening! Workshop on Saturday, May 4th at 10 a.m. Join Bill Ross Jr. as he walks us through the must-have plants for this spring! Ross’ Nurserymen have been in business in Chatham for over 140 years, they know […]

Suspicous driver raises concerns

Suspicous driver raises concerns

On Monday, April 15, a 9-year-old girl was walking home from school in the Orchard Heights area when the driver of a vehicle yelled, ‘hey’. The suspect vehicle was a white 4-door car with tinted windows, with a lot of paint scratches and a dent on the driver’s side front door near the middle. The driver was […]

16-year-old youth charged with drug possession in Chatham

16-year-old youth charged with drug possession in Chatham

A Chatham youth has been charged with possession of drugs after a tip that he had a prescription bottle that was not his. Yesterday morning police received the information and they located the youth. Police spoke to him and determined that the bottle contained oxycodone tablets that were not prescribed to him. Police seized the prescription bottle and arrested 16-year-old. He was charged with […]

Hit and run on parked vehicle in Dresden

Hit and run on parked vehicle in Dresden

Local police are looking for those who are responsible for a fail to remain motor vehicle collision in Dresden. Sometime between April 15 at 11:30 p.m. and April 16 at 10 a.m. someone drove into a silver and black Dodge Ram parked on North Street. Damage is estimated at $1500. Anyone who may have information on this fail to remain collision is asked […]

Man shoplifts steaks and uses a bike to get away

A 46-year-old Chatham man was arrested yesterday for shoplifting at a Queen Street grocery store. Just afer 3 p.m. he walked out of the store with eight packages of round steaks worth about $64. He left the store without making an effort to pay and police were contacted. He fled on a bicycle and got as […]

Thames river flooding recedes, more rain expected

Thames river flooding recedes, more rain expected

The lower Thames River still has high water levels after the rainfall of last week. That weather system produced between 65 and 85 mm of rain. Current forecasts are predicting up to 5 mm overnight, 5 to 10 mm more precipitation is expected tomorrow. An additional 25 to 35 mm of rain is expected on Wednesday through to Friday. The Thames River flats […]

Final cost of cancelling gas plants? $275 million

The 2011 decision to stop construction of a gas-fired power plant in Mississauga and move it to the Sarnia area will likely cost the public about $275 million, Auditor General Jim McCarter said today on the release of his special report entitled Mississauga Power Plant Cancellation Costs. “The circumstances surrounding the cancellation decision weakened the […]