Six years in prison for baby’s death

Six years in prison for baby’s death

Justin Kozlof, who was arrested for manslaughter in the death of his three week old son Kavan in November 2010, and then had charges stayed last June only to be re-arrested 11 months later for the same charge, has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to a six year prison term. His sentence was reduced by two months for time he already spent […]

Police seek assistance in cab driver beating

The Walpole First Nation Police with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Criminal Investigation Branch and Lambton OPP are investigating an assault that occurred on Squirrel Island. In the early morning hours of July 8, 2012, a cab driver from Cadillac Cabs was assaulted and sustained life threatening injuries. He was located shortly after 7:00 am […]

Police blotter: July 9

Attempted Break and Enter in Wheatley Sometime overnight on July 7th, 2012, an unknown party cut the screen to a door of a Foster Street address in Wheatley in an attempt to gain entry to the home. No entry was gained. Anyone with information about this attempted break-in is asked to contact Constable Peter Bakker at […]

Air patrols used by OPP

The Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police and the OPP Aircraft Enforcement Unit used aerial surveillance and highway patrols this weekend, the co-coordinated effort resulted in 23 charges being laid. In one incident, the OPP observed a vehicle on the 401 Highway traveling at a speed of 148 km/hr, the vehicle was stopped and the driver charged […]

208 plants seized in cannabis raid on Forest Street

208 plants seized in cannabis raid on Forest Street

Thursday afternoon, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a residence on Forest Street with the assistance of Entegrus Incorporated. Officers seized 208 cannabis marihuana plants at various stages of growth with a mature street value of approximately $200,000 along with an undetermined sum of cash. A 30-year-old Chatham man was […]

Five charged with drug possession in Park Street bust.

Thursday night, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Unit and Critical Incident Response Team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a residence on Park Street. Five people were found inside the residence and all were arrested. Officers located evidence of cocaine, methamphetamines and oxycodone. A 29-year-old Chatham man, 35-year-old Kingsville man, 54-year-old Chatham man, 65-year-old Chatham […]

4-year-old fighting for her life after accident

4-year-old fighting for her life after accident

A 4-year-old girl is fighting for her life and has been airlifted to London after a single motor vehicle collision. Just before 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, emergency crews responded to the intersection of Bloomfield Road and Eighth Line regarding the crash.  Initial investigation has revealed that a red min-van was travelling southbound on Bloomfield Road when the driver failed […]

Collision caused by running red light at Queen and Tweedsmuir

Collision caused by running red light at Queen and Tweedsmuir

The Chatham-Kent police investigated a motor vehicle collision yesterday afternoon in Chatham. At about 1:00 p.m. an elderly man was driving northbound on Queen Street approaching Tweedsmuir Avenue when he failed to stop at the red light. The man collided with two other vehicles travelling on Tweedsmuir Avenue who had the right of way. Minor injuries were sustained. Total damage was estimated at […]

Youth arrested for threatening father

Youth arrested for threatening father

Shortly after midnight police responded to a residence on Park Avenue West in regards to a complaint about threats. The victim reported that his son sent threatening text messages  claiming he would beat his father with a base ball bat, The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a male youth for uttering threats. Chatham-Kent Police located the youth […]

DNA provides evidence to catch break and enter suspect

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a break and enter in Chatham earlier this year. On March 10th, police responded to a variety store on King Street East in regards to a break and enter. Officers examined the scene and forensic evidence was seized for analysis. Last month, police received information from the Centre of […]