Traffic complaint results in insecure load charge

Traffic complaint results in insecure load charge

A traffic complaint on Highway 401 resulted in an insecure load charge for a 56-year-old Oakville man yesterday afternoon. Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police responded to a traffic complaint near Orford Road at around 5:45 p.m. Police say a westbound tractor trailer had its load shift and puncture through the front wall causing its load to […]

Drivers charged with racing on Highway 401

Drivers charged with racing on Highway 401

Two drivers were charged with racing on Highway 401 yesterday. A member of the Ontario Provincial Police conducting radar enforcement near Duart Road observed a westbound vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit of 100 km/hr at around 10:30 a.m. The radar reportedly registered a speed in excessive of 170 km/hr. OPP say the male driver, […]

International Plowing Match opening day

International Plowing Match opening day

The International Plowing Match was officially launched yesterday with an Opening Day Parade and Ceremony. Premier Doug Ford addressed the public at the opening ceremony. “I’m delighted to welcome you,” he said. “Thank you to the people of Chatham-Kent.” “I have spoken with hundreds and hundreds of farmers and farm workers as I’ve travelled across […]

Wallaceburg woman charged with breaching curfew

Wallaceburg woman charged with breaching curfew

A woman released from Court with several conditions on July 21st was arrested again early this morning. Police say one of those conditions stated that she was to obey a daily curfew of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Early this morning, around 2:45 a.m. police initiated a traffic stop on Murray Street in Wallaceburg as […]

Tools stolen from garage in Chatham

Tools stolen from garage in Chatham

Sometime between Monday at 11 p.m. and Tuesday at 8 a.m. someone entered a garage on Smithfield Circle and stole approximately $700 worth of Ridgid power tools. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Craig Zink at craigz@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87324.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and are eligible for a […]

Wanted man arrested in Chatham

Wanted man arrested in Chatham

A man wanted for breaching conditions of his Probation Order was arrested yesterday afternoon in the area of Grand Avenue West in Chatham by an officer on general patrol. Police say the 35-year-old Raleigh Township man was arrested and charged with three counts of failing to comply.  He was released with a future court date […]

Tires stolen from Chatham business

Tires stolen from Chatham business

Police are investigating a theft that occurred early yesterday morning at a Chatham business. Someone in a silver Dodge Ram pick-up truck attended a business on McCreary Line at around 4:20 a.m. and stole a set of Zamboni Tires valued at $800 and four other sets of regular tires and rims valued at $8000. Anyone […]

Dog owner charged with drug possession in Chatham

Dog owner charged with drug possession in Chatham

A 37-year-old Chatham man has been charged with drug possession following an animal complaint on Grand Avenue East last night. Police say the owner of a loose dog was located in an agitated state just before 9 p.m. Officers tried to calm the man, however he was uncooperative and subsequently arrested for breaching the peace. […]

Ford government wants to expand access to natural gas

Ford government wants to expand access to natural gas

Ontario’s government will take action to expand natural gas access to families and business throughout rural and Northern Ontario thanks to an innovative partnership with local communities and the private sector. “We heard from people across Ontario that natural gas expansion is important in order to grow businesses, create jobs and compete,” said Premier Ford, […]

CKHA awarded for championing organ and tissue donation

CKHA awarded for championing organ and tissue donation

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance has been recognized by Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN), Ontario’s organ and tissue donation and transplantation agency, for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care. CKHA was presented with the Provincial Conversion Rate Award by Janet MacLean, Vice President of Clinical Donation Services, TGLN. The […]

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