Several vehicles broken into on St. Clair Street

Several vehicles broken into on St. Clair Street

Sometime between August 12 at 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. someone entered seven parked vehicles behind a business in the 700 block of St. Clair Street in Chatham. Someone stole various tools from the vehicles, with an estimated value of about $300. Total damage to the vehicles is estimated at $600. Anyone with information is asked […]

Police investigating theft of copper

Police investigating theft of copper

Sometime between August 12 at 1:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. unknown suspect(s) forced their way through a door to a warehouse on Patteson Avenue in Chatham causing about $500 damage. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole approximately $15,000 worth of copper. Anyone who may have seen or heard anyone or any suspicious vehicles in this area during […]

Fleeing shoplifter apprehended

Fleeing shoplifter apprehended

At about 1:30 p.m. police responded to a business on Grand Avenue West in regards to a shoplifting complaint. A youth was observed by security exiting the store making no attempt to pay for two shirts valued at about $40. The youth fled the area on foot prior to police arrival. Officers flooded the area and […]

Wallaceburg man arrested for aggravated assault

Wallaceburg man arrested for aggravated assault

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with an assault in Wallaceburg yesterday morning. Shortly after 8:00 a.m. police responded to a residence on Margaret Avenue in regards to a disturbance. A verbal altercation between two men escalated into a physical fight, resulting in a 21-year-old Wallaceburg man stabbing a 44-year-old Wallaceburg man with […]

World record set at BBQ

Loblaw Companies Ltd announced today that they became the new official world record holder for the most hamburgers assembled in one hour, as declared by a Guinness World Records adjudicator. As the grand prize winners of the President’s Choice BBQTown event, Chatham-Kent residents cheered on as the new world record was set. Officially, 1,053 hamburgers were assembled. […]

Giant BBQ in Tecumseh Park may lead to a world record

Giant BBQ in Tecumseh Park may lead to a world record

As grand prize winner in the President’s Choice BBQTown contest, Chatham is all set to host a massive BBQ Party with fantastic food and electrifying entertainment!  Hosted by Chef Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice cooking schools and host of Food Network Canada’s World’s Weirdest Restaurants, Bob Blumer, the President’s Choice BBQTown event will host up to […]

“Move over” law requires educating motorists

“Move over” law requires educating motorists

(Chatham-Kent, ON.) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), CKPS, other police service officers, ambulance workers and firefighters work 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, keeping Ontario’s roads safe and rescuing the unfortunate. But their own lives are endangered by drivers who do not obey “Move Over” legislation. In Ontario, Section 159 (2)(3) of the Highway Traffic […]

Car fire threatens neighbouring homes in Chatham

Car fire threatens neighbouring homes in Chatham

By Craig Hendry Around 11:45p.m. August 7 2012, Chatham-Kent Fire Dept. responded to a reported vehicle fire in the alley between Grand Ave. E. and Selkirk St. Upon arrival unit 2-14 found a fully involved car behind a residence. Firefighters went to work by wetting a nearby fence which was exposed to the blaze. Crews […]

Chatham police get their man in Michigan

Chatham police get their man in Michigan

A Michigan man was arrested yesterday in Ann Arbour about 1 p.m. after an extradition warrant was executed. Chatham-Kent police attended the U.S. Marshals Service office in Detroit and soon after a 65-year-old man was in custody. He was arrested for sexual assault as the result of an investigation that began in October 2008.  He was transported to the Chatham jail pending […]

Man arrested for stabbing

A Chatham man has been arrested for a stabbing that happened on Wellington Street East. The Chatham-Kent police responded to a residence where a man had been stabbed around 6 p.m. on June 15. The 26-year-old male victim was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for medical treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Just before noon on Tuesday, police arrested […]