Tires found in 401 westbound lanes near Kent Bridge Road

Tires found in 401 westbound lanes near Kent Bridge Road

(Chatham-Kent, ON)  On the 8th of January, 2013 at 2 p.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was advised of a tire that was lying on the 401 Highway westbound near Kent Bridge Road. Further investigation revealed two tractor-trailer tires near Kent Bridge Road. Police later located a tractor-trailer missing two tires, east of 40 […]

Drunk arrested for his own safety

A man was arrested for being drunk in public on Tuesday. Just after 10:00 p.m. police went to a disturbance call on Flemingo Street in Blenheim. When they arrived they saw a man so drunk that he was unable to care for himself. He was arrested for his own safety. The 26-year-old Blenheim man was transported to police headquarters where […]

Auto parts on truck catch on fire

Auto parts on truck catch on fire

On the 8th of January, 2013 at 9:17 a.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the 401 Highway eastbound, east of Orford Road for a report of a fire. Early investigation reveals that a tractor-trailer loaded with auto parts caught fire. The driver escaped without injury. The fire was quickly extinguished and the cause is under […]

Threatening leads to jail time

Police arrested a man following a disturbance on Selkirk Street in Chatham. Tuesday afternoon at around 4:30, an argument between a 42-year-old man and his 45-year-old roommate led to threats being made. It is alleged that one man threatened to cause bodily harm to his roommate. Fearing for his safety the roommate left in an attempt to de-escalate the […]

Hit and run results in multiple charges

Hit and run results in multiple charges

At about 10:00 a.m. on Thursday police were called to a minor collision involving a Dodge Caravan and GMC Savanna on Grand Avenue West. The Dodge Caravan failed to stop for a red light and slid into the driver’s side of the GMC Savanna. No injuries resulted and the damage is estimated at $5000. When […]

ATV driver in critical condition after accident

ATV driver in critical condition after accident

The Chatham-Kent police are seeking witnesses to a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday afternoon. At about 3:05 p.m. police received a 911 about a collision that occurred on Mull Road, south of Talbot Trail in Blenheim involving an ATV and a Chevrolet Cobalt. The operator of the ATV, a 28-year-old Blenheim man, was transported […]

CKPS Top 12 Silly Calls Of 2012

Top 12 Silly Calls Of 2012 12. A man attended the Wallaceburg police station inquiring if anyone had turned in his lost dentures. He still had his top teeth, but he was looking for his bottoms. 11. A man called police to report that his unlocked vehicle had been entered. Stolen was a winning donut and coffee […]

Man dies after accident on Grand Avenue West

Man dies after accident on Grand Avenue West

The Chatham-Kent Police have released the name of the man who died as a result of a  motor vehicle collision that occurred on Thursday afternoon, December 20th, on Grand Ave West, Chatham. Perry Molema, 56 of Chatham, passed away on Saturday, December 22nd from injuries he sustained in the collision. The Chatham-Kent Police Service continues […]

Woman offers ride, gets robbed

Just before 5:00 p.m. yesterday, police responded a robbery on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg. A 71-year-old woman had her purse forcibly taken from her possession by a young woman whom she had earlier befriended with a ride. The young woman fled the area with the purse prior to police arrival. Through investigation, police identified the young woman responsible […]