Guns stolen from a home in Blenheim      

Guns stolen from a home in Blenheim      

Police say two guns were stolen from a Blenheim residence. Yesterday, between 12 noon and 4 p.m. someone forced their way into a home on Marlborough Street, causing about $200 in damage. They broke into the victims gun case and stole a CVA Optima Pro 50 gauge muzzle loader and CVA Kodiak 50 gauge muzzle […]

Man Arrested in Windsor

Man Arrested in Windsor

The 27-year-old man attended Canadian Tire on Grand Avenue in Chatham on November 21st, shortly after 8 p.m.  He attempted to leave the store through fire exit with a TV.  As the alarm sounded, the man dropped the TV, grabbed two socket sets and fled without paying for the items valued at $299 each.  The […]

13 tips on how to protect your goods in the holiday season

13 tips on how to protect your goods in the holiday season

The West Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding all shoppers to protect their goods from thieves. Here are some tips for those who want to bring all their items home: Never leave a purse, wallet or handbag unattended in a shopping cart; Shop with a buddy whenever possible; Don’t carry large sums of cash when you […]

Traffic stop leads to drug charge

Traffic stop leads to drug charge

Yesterday, just after 7:30 p.m., a Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a Toyota pickup truck for a traffic violation on Highway 401, near Duart Road. The driver of the vehicle was found to be in possession of a small quantity of suspected marijuana. As a result, the 42-year-old David Davis has […]

Union Gas is supporting Township of Dawn Euphemia

Union Gas is supporting Township of Dawn Euphemia

Union Gas is supporting the Township of Dawn-Euphemia’s efforts to keep residents informed and provide safety information through the purchase of an electronic sign for the Municipal Office, courtesy of a $2,000 grant. Chris Young, administration manager for storage and transmission operations and Jeff Gallie, manager system operations and compression, Union Gas, attended the Dawn-Euphemia […]

Chatham man arrested on outstanding warrant

Chatham man arrested on outstanding warrant

On November 21st the man was observed shoplifting from Sears in Chatham.  Upon being confronted by the Loss Prevention Officer and placed under arrest, the man pulled away and fled on foot.  Police identified the man and a warrant for the offences of theft under $5,000, possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, […]

Ridgetown man charged with three counts of breach of probation

Ridgetown man charged with three counts of breach of probation

Yesterday a 43-year-old Ridgetown man has been charged with three counts of breach of probation. The man entered into a Probation Order with numerous conditions on April 30th.  Three of those conditions stated that he was to keep the peace and be of good behaviour, abstain from communicating with a specific Blenheim woman and not […]

Woman arrested on outstanding warrant

Woman arrested on outstanding warrant

Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a woman on outstanding warrant. She has been held in custody while waiting for a bail hearing. The 25-year-old Orford Township woman was charged with two counts of breach of probation on October 12th. She was released and had a court date on October 28, which she failed to attend.  

Live Twitter chat with CKHA on December 11

Live Twitter chat with CKHA on December 11

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is inviting the community to take part in a live Twitter chat. Those interested will learn practical tips and strategies that can lower stress, depression and anxiety symptoms which can bring us down during the holiday season. The CKHA is saying that during the holiday season we have less time to look after […]

Ridgetown man charged with impaired driving

Ridgetown man charged with impaired driving

Last night, around 10:20 p.m., police received information about a possible impaired driver in the Tim Horton’s drive-thru in Blenheim. The SUV was observed by an officer on general patrol on Marlborough Street and a traffic stop was initiated. The officer believed the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The Ridgetown man was arrested and transported […]