Chatham man charged with flight from police

Chatham man charged with flight from police

On December 2nd, around 11 a.m. officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Lacroix Street in Chatham. Because the driver didn’t stop a pursuit was initiated.  The man almost struck an on-coming police cruiser.  The pursuit ended for public safety reasons. The vehicle was reported stolen on December 3rd.  According to police the man in possession of the […]

Walpole Island man charged with domestic related offences

Walpole Island man charged with domestic related offences

On Saturday night, a man assaulted his girlfriend and damaged her cell phone while driving between Dresden and Thamesville.  The woman was found walking by a passing motorist who offered her a ride back home to Wallaceburg. Police located the 38-year-old boyfriend yesterday morning and he was apprehended.  According to police the man had a jack knife in his possession. […]

Man involved in a parking lot collision charged with impaired driving

Man involved in a parking lot collision charged with impaired driving

  Last night, around 6:45 p.m. a man was involved in a collision while in the parking lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken on Mill Street in Tillbury. According to the police, the man was driving under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and transported to the police station for breath tests. Donald Montminy, 54 years, has been […]

Police briefs

Police briefs

Man charged with breaking court conditions A 50-year-old man found at an address on Queens Line, outside his residence,  was arrested on December 5th because he violated court conditions. On July 31st the Chatham man was placed under court conditions to remain in his residence 24-hours-a day and not to communicate with a specific person. Police completed […]

Two Chatham men charged with drug offences

Two Chatham men charged with drug offences

Saturday, December 5th, around 9 a.m. police found controlled drugs and associated drug paraphernalia in a car parked at an address on Queens Line. There were two men in the car. One of them is 50 and the other one is 30 years old. The 50-year-old man was known to be on house arrest for […]

Ontarians can bring home locally grown Christmas trees

Ontarians can bring home locally grown Christmas trees

People from Ontario can celebrate old traditions or create new ones by bringing home a local, sustainably grown Ontario Christmas tree to support Ontario’s inaugural Christmas Tree Day on December 5th. “Whether you purchase a tree from a retail vendor or harvest it yourself at a tree farm, buying a sustainably grown, local Christmas tree […]

Employment opportunities for people facing barriers

Employment opportunities for people facing barriers

Ontario is partnering with leading financial institutions to create a $4 million fund aimed at increasing employment opportunities for people facing employment barriers. “This pilot is a win-win scenario. It will help disadvantaged job seekers find opportunities for meaningful employment and connect small businesses with attractive financing terms and motivated employees. Together, we can create […]

Gourmet meat and seafood worth over $15,000 stolen in Wallaceburg

Gourmet meat and seafood worth over $15,000 stolen in Wallaceburg

Someone forced their way into Elite Gourmet Food Service on Margaret Avenue yesterday morning between 7:30-9 a.m. The person stole gourmet meat and seafood kept into a company box labeled with the business name. The total damage was estimated at $15,000-$20,000. Police asks anyone with information to contact Constable John Hicks at johnhi@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #82238. Anonymous […]

Police briefs

Police briefs

18-year-old man charged with domestic-related offences Yesterday morning, a woman reported to police that  her ex-boyfriend abused her during their relationship. The woman disclosed several incidents of domestic violence. Last night, the 18-year-old man from Thamesville was arrested and is being held in custody while waiting for a bail hearing. Windsor man charged with uttering threats Wednesday, […]

Bomb threat hoax at CIBC

Bomb threat hoax at CIBC

Yesterday afternoon, at around 3:30 p.m. CIBC employees on Kings Street in Chatham received a bomb threat from a man who was inside the bank. Although the 52-year-old man left the scene prior to police arrival, he was located a short distance away and apprehended. The man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing. The […]