Police looking for help in copper theft

Police looking for help in copper theft

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information regarding theft of copper from a business in Chatham. Thursday morning just after 8:00 a.m. police attended a business on Murray Street in regards to a break and enter. Sometime between Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. and Thursday at 7:30 a.m. unknown suspect(s) forced their way into a storage shed causing […]

Man with warrant for his arrest picked up for impaired driving

The Chatham-Kent police arrested a Ridgetown man for impaired driving Thursday morning in Blenheim. Just before 9:00 a.m. police received information regarding a possible impaired driver in the Blenheim area. An officer located the man driving on Anger Street near Chatham Street North. The police believed that the driver was operating his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and […]

Cyclist struck, driver charged

Cyclist struck, driver charged

The Chatham-Kent Police Service investigated a motor vehicle collision in Chatham Wednesday night. Shortly after 9:00 p.m. emergency crews responded to a motor vehicle collision on Park Avenue West near Wedgewood Avenue. A 37-year-old Chatham woman riding her bicycle was struck by a car. The woman sustained non-life threatening injuries, however was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance […]

A cart full of groceries leads to shoplifting charge

A cart full of groceries leads to shoplifting charge

An accused thief sits in jail awaiting a bail hearing after a shoplifting incident Tuesday night at the Real Canadian Superstore. The courts released the woman earlier this month on the condition she doesn’t go into the Superstore. Yesterday at about 6:00 p.m. she entered the store and tried to walk out with a cart full of groceries valued at […]

Man charged with auto theft

Man charged with auto theft

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a stolen vehicle from Windsor. Tuesday morning police initiated a traffic stop on Grand Avenue West in Chatham. Upon confirming the man’s identity the police stated the man was wanted on an outstanding warrant by the Windsor police. CKPS determined that the vehicle in which the man was driving along with […]

16-year-old held for three break-ins

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a male youth in connection with three break and enters in Wallaceburg earlier this month. As previously reported, on Monday, May 14, 2012, police attended a residence on Forhan Street in regards to a break and enter. Once inside the suspect(s) stole approximately $2500 worth of jewellery and a cellular phone valued at […]

Leamington man presumed drowned

A 50-year-old Leamington man has been presumed drowned and rescue efforts have been halted. The OPP have converted the rescue attempt to a recovery operation. The Coast Guard discontinued their search at 2:00am on Tuesday. The Essex County OPP have deployed a marine unit along with the OPP underwater search and recover unit. The underwater search and recover unit will be […]

Driver flees on foot, arrested for impaired

Driver flees on foot, arrested for impaired

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man for impaired driving in Dover Township Monday night. Just before 8:00 p.m. Monday police initiated a traffic stop, however the male driver fled on foot from the vehicle. The man was subsequently located hiding in a tree-line on Bear Line Road. Through investigation police believed that the driver was operating his vehicle […]

Two break-ins under investigation

Police Investigation Break and Enter in Chatham The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information in regards to a break and enter on Valley Road. Sometime between May 20 at 10:30 a.m. and May 21 at 12:00 p.m. unknown suspect(s) forced their way into the residence causing approximately $500 damage.  Suspect(s) stole a large quantity of jewellery […]

DNA catches up to criminal in Chatham

DNA catches up to criminal in Chatham

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a break and enter in Chatham last December. On December 27, 2011, police responded to a residence on Park Street in regards to a break and enter. Suspect(s) had gained entry by smashing a window and blood was shed inside the residence. Police examined the scene and swabs […]