Rainbow flag raises awareness

Rainbow flag raises awareness

By Greg Holden The colours of the rainbow fly high over the Chatham-Kent municipal building, to mark the international day against homophobia. Rick Renaud the  president of Chatham-Kent Gay Pride Association said 2012 marks the 10th year of the annual celebration and spoke about education for parents, bullying in schools, and employers dealing with LGBT issues. This years focus for international day […]

Wallaceburg attracts business

Wallaceburg attracts business

A progressive and growing manufacturer and industrial service provider has acquired a property in Wallaceburg and plans to relocate its operation. Edge EDM Technologies Inc. is a computer numerical control (CNC) and electric discharge machining (EDM) shop established in 2000. The company has outgrown its current 3,000 square foot facility in Lambton County and will […]

Shotgun fired after assaults in Tupperville

Shotgun fired after assaults in Tupperville

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested two men in connection with a neighbour dispute Thursday night in Chatham Township. At about 6:45 p.m. police responded to a residence on John Park Line in Tupperville regarding a neighbour dispute. A verbal argument began between the two men when the accused approached the victim regarding his dogs running loose in the area. The argument […]

Fail to remain on Oxley Drive

Fail to remain on Oxley Drive

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information regarding a fail to remain collision in Chatham Thursday morning. Just before 11:30 a.m. police responded to a fail to remain motor vehicle collision on Oxley Drive. A red van was parked along the curb on Oxley Drive when it was struck by a truck travelling westbound. The truck struck the rear left corner […]

Drug raid in Blenheim

Drug raid in Blenheim

On Thursday afternoon the Chatham-Kent Police service intelligence unit executed a warrant pursuant to the controlled drugs and substance act at a residence on Sandy’s Street in Blenheim. Officers located and seized approximately $450 of cannabis marijuana and cannabis resin. Two adult males were located in the residence.  One man has been charged with two counts of possession of […]

Trailer stolen in Harwich

Trailer stolen in Harwich

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information regarding the theft of a trailer in Harwich Township. At about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, the victim contacted police and reported that his flatbed trailer had been stolen sometime over the past three weeks.  The black steel flatbed trailer was last seen with Ontario marker D8234N affixed to it and has […]

Five trailers broken into

The Chatham-Kent police are currently investigating a break and enter in Raleigh Township. Wednesday morning, police attended a business on Charing Cross Road in regards to a break and enter.  Sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, unknown suspect(s) entered the fenced compound by cutting a hole through the fence. Once inside the compound, five […]

Chatham man arrested for stealing bikes

Chatham man arrested for stealing bikes

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a theft of bicycles. On March 28, 2012, police attended a residence on Park Avenue East in regards to a theft of two bicycles.  Through investigation, police identified the two men responsible for the theft. Wednesday afternoon at about 1:30 p.m. police arrested and charged a […]

Ridgetown youth held in custody

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a Ridgetown youth in connection with failing to comply with conditions. On April 5th, 2012, the male youth was released on a recognizance with several conditions in regards to an assault investigation. One of those conditions stated that he must reside at a specific address and be amendable to the routine and discipline of […]

Car stolen in Chatham

Car stolen in Chatham

The Chatham-Kent police are currently investigation a stolen vehicle from Chatham. Shortly after 12 a.m. Wednesday, police received information that a vehicle had just been stolen from a parking lot on the corner of Centre Street and Harvey Street. The vehicle is described as a 2002 black, 4-door Hyundai XG300 bearing Ontario licence plate BKRF 880. Anyone with information […]