Two arrested after stolen property found in truck

Two Chatham residents were arrested yesterday afternoon after being caught with stolen property. At 4:15 p.m. an officer stopped a pick-up truck on Richmond Street near Bloomfield Road. The back of the truck contained a quantity of steel. Terry Riddel, 56, of Queens Line in Chatham, and Tina Wood, 30, of Bloomfield Road in Chatham […]

Chatham man arrested on immigration warrant

Chatham man arrested on immigration warrant

A man living in Chatham has been arrested after a child custody dispute yesterday morning. Just after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, the Chatham-Kent police were called to a custody dispute when the father attempted to pick-up his infant son. When the family of the mother of the child refused to hand the child over, he turned […]

$10,000 in losses after break-in on Charing Cross Rd

Police are seeking the public’s help in solving a break-in where the estimated loss is $10,000. Sometime between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon, a barn on Charing Cross Road was entered and a utility trailer, an industrial welder, a mig welder, various hand tools and grinders were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Paul Myers […]

Chatham-Kent police lay 52 charges during Operation Impact

Between October 5-8, 2012, the Chatham-Kent Police Service participated in Operation Impact, a national campaign to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world. The Chatham-Kent Police Service is dedicated and committed to making road safety a priority for our community. Throughout the past weekend officers checked over 2000 vehicles. 52 tickets were issued for various offences, […]

Man arrested for stealing bicycles from schoolyard

Man arrested for stealing bicycles from schoolyard

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a theft complaint yesterday in Chatham. Just before 2:00 p.m. police responded to a secondary school as two men were observed stealing two bicycles from the property. Police received a description of the men and the stolen bicycles but failed to locate them in the area of Grand […]

More than 11,000 charges laid in OPP blitz

More than 11,000 charges laid in OPP blitz

The Ontario Provincial Police reported that eight people lost their lives in five separate motor vehicle collisions on Ontario roads and one person was killed in an off-road vehicle incident over the Thanksgiving long weekend. Sadly a total of four people died in one collision alone. Over the weekend the OPP took part in Operation Impact. […]

Tobacco barn destroyed in blaze

Tobacco barn destroyed in blaze

October 10, 1012 By Greg Holden Just before midnight on Tuesday firefighters responded to a tobacco barn that was fully engulfed by flames on Base Line Road, just south of Dresden. The blaze collapsed the roof of the barn quickly. Four stations responded to the fire, Dresden, Thamesville, Chatham North and Chatham South. 34 firefighters […]

Three stations battle fire on Baldoon Road

Three stations battle fire on Baldoon Road

Tuesday October 9 2012 By Craig Hendry A fire in a workshop North of Chatham this morning proved stubborn for firefighters from three stations. At 11:15 a.m. Tuesday morning Chatham-Kent Fire Station 4 Dover located in Grande Pointe; responded to a report of a structure fire at 24730 Baldoon Road. The blaze was in a workshop with […]

Firefighters working on extinguishing fire on Baldoon Road

Firefighters working on extinguishing fire on Baldoon Road

Tuesday October 9 2012 By Craig Hendry Fire crews were called to a workshop on Baldoon Road  at 11:15 a.m. today for a structure fire sending three stations to the scene. Firefighters are still on scene working to extinguish the blaze in a steel construction workshop, where the fire has extended into the ceiling. Heavy […]

Drunk driver hits tree

The Chatham-Kent police have charged a man with impaired driving following a collision on Monday. Just before noon police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Glasgow Line in Tupperville. The driver was travelling westbound when he failed to negotiate a bend in the roadway. The driver lost control and left the roadway striking a tree. The […]