Man sent to hospital, facing charges, in single vehicle crash

Man sent to hospital, facing charges, in single vehicle crash

A local man was sent to hospital and faces charges after his car left the road and hit a hydro pole. The Chatham-Kent police report that just after 11 p.m. on Sunday night they responded to a report of an accident in Harwich Township. A vehicle had left the road and struck a hydro pole […]

CKPS cracking down on distracted driving

CKPS cracking down on distracted driving

The Chatham-Kent Police Service will be travelling throughout the municipality this week as part of an ongoing effort to make our roads safe for all users. During this week officers will be focusing their attention on motorists who are distracted from safely operating their vehicles on our local highways. The dangers of distracted driving are real and the […]

Rick Nicholls: Ontarians trust betrayed again and again under Health Minister’s watch

Rick Nicholls: Ontarians trust betrayed again and again under Health Minister’s watch

(QUEEN’S PARK) – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP  Rick Nicholls grilled Minister Deb Matthews today about the never-ending  troubles at her Ministry of Health, and the eHealth system that never seems to materialize. “As the Minister herself admitted today, the eHealth system that has seen so much scandal, so much wasteful overspending, and so many inexplicable delays is yet again […]

Police looking for two men after robbery

Police are searching for two men after a robbery on William Street North on Sunday afternoon. Around 2 p.m. the police were called to a Chatham residence where it is alleged that two men were at the home when the victim was punched in the head. The two men then fled the residence and stole an undisclosed amount of cash […]

Wolfe Creek BMX 2012 Ontario Cup

Wolfe Creek BMX  2012 Ontario Cup

By: Dan Age  The Ontario Cup races made their stop in Chatham at Wolfe Creek BMX this past weekend. Over 200 riders from across the province came to Chatham for one of the biggest series in Ontario BMX racing. The event ran from Friday July 20th until Sunday the 22nd. Check out our pictures from […]

Chocolate bars stolen after windows smashed at local store

Chocolate bars stolen after windows smashed at local store

Chocolate bars were stolen and a window broken at a local eatery that some people in Chatham identify as a landmark. Sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning, the windows at Cone and Shake Shop on Queen Street were broken and some chocolate bars were removed. Police say damage to the property and loss of product is estimated to […]

Impaired driving charge at McDonalds

Early Sunday morning a 20-year-old Chatham man was charged with impaired driving, after an alert citizen called police about a suspected drunk driver at McDonalds on St. Clair. According to Chatham-Kent police the man was provided with a breath test and had twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system. He will be released […]

Man in custody after evading the police in Blenheim

The man wanted by the Chatham-Kent police after colliding with a police car during a pursuit, has been arrested. Police suspected the driver had been drinking and attempted to stop his car; a white Chrysler 300. He attempted to evade the police and during the pursuit the suspects car and the police car collided causing […]

Weekend police blotter

Weekend police blotter

Cash Missing In Break And Enter Chatham-Kent Police are investigating a break in at the Brentwood Estates Trailer Park on Jane Road in Zone Twp. Sometime between the 16th and 20th  of July an unknown person entered the victims home and removed some cash. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers. Anonymous callers can call […]

Man on the run in Blenheim

Man on the run in Blenheim

The Chatham-Kent Police Service report they are still searching for the driver of a white Chrysler 300 who abandon his vehicle after a police pursuit Saturday morning. According to police, just before 3:30 A.M. the a CKPS officer attempted to pull over a vehicle near Fargo Line and Middle Line in the Blenheim area. Police suspected the driver was impaired. […]