Chatham-Kent paramedics recognized during paramedic services week

Chatham-Kent paramedics recognized during paramedic services week

Chatham-Kent will recognize the great work of Chatham-Kent Emergency Medical Services (CKEMS) during paramedic services week May 29th through June 4th. The municipality invites the community to learn about paramedics and what they do with paramedic services week activities. The public is invited to meet paramedics, see a simulation, and learn CPR/AED at the Chatham-Kent […]

Keil Drive down to one lane at CN railway crossing

Keil Drive down to one lane at CN railway crossing

Municipal officials announced that Keil Drive South will be down to one lane in each direction at CN Railway crossing in Chatham on Thursday, May 25th, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Use alternative route if possible. Expect delays. Crews remove spur line railway signal structures on east and west sides of the roadway just […]

Chatham-Kent paramedics heading east to participate in cycling event

Chatham-Kent paramedics heading east to participate in cycling event

Seven Chatham-Kent Paramedics are headed to the Maritimes this weekend to participate in the Tour Paramedic Ride de l’est/East cycling event. They will cycle 300 km over three days through the three Maritime Provinces. The event begins this Friday, May 26th in Halifax, NS. The event will end Sunday, May 28th in Moncton, NB, after […]

Agricultural chemical leaked in farm tractor rollover on Bloomfield Road

Agricultural chemical leaked in farm tractor rollover on Bloomfield Road

Approximately 2000 liters of an agricultural chemical leaked from a farm tractor which rolled over on Wednesday morning. It happened on Bloomfield Road between 13th Line and 14th Line at 8:20 a.m. Firefighters from Raleigh South, Chatham-Kent Police Service and CK Public Works responded to the scene and crews were able to contain the spill […]

Police looking for witness to Ridgetown crash

Police looking for witness to Ridgetown crash

Police are investigating a crash that occurred in Ridgetown early Tuesday morning. A vehicle struck the storefront of Vern’s Century Barber Shop at approximately 3:12 a.m., causing considerable damage to both the vehicle and the building. Police say there was no one inside the vehicle when officers arrived at the scene.  Injuries sustained by the […]

Break-ins on the rise in Wallaceburg

Break-ins on the rise in Wallaceburg

Yesterday morning police responded to five break and enter calls-for-service within the same area in Wallaceburg.  The five reported incidents occurred throughout Monday night on Chestnut Drive, Dufferin Avenue and Turnbull Avenue where someone stole a number of items from unlocked sheds and garages. Chatham-Kent Police Service reminds citizens of a few basic steps they […]

Death of inmate at South West Detention Centre under investigation

Death of inmate at South West Detention Centre under investigation

Authorities are probing the death of a female inmate at the South West Detention Centre on May 21st. Shortly after 9 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the South West Detention Centre located at 4819 8th Concession Road regarding a female inmate who had been transported to hospital. Initial investigation revealed that the inmate had been […]

Wallaceburg man charged with resist arrest

Wallaceburg man charged with resist arrest

A Wallaceburg man was charged with failing to comply and resist arrest after an incident that occurred Tuesday afternoon. Police say the man was released from custody for the offence of mischief under $5000 on April 28th.  One of the conditions of his release was not to be within 50 meters of a woman that […]

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