Break and enter involving assault in Dresden

Just before 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night a man entered a residence on Camden Street without being invited or given permission. The man proceeded through the residence and walked out to the back deck. Following a verbal altercation, the man assaulted the victim by punching him in the head, causing a cut above his left eye. The man fled the residence […]

YIPI – Youth in Policing Initiative

YIPI – Youth in Policing Initiative

By: Dan Age For the past three years Chatham-Kent Police Service has partnered with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services – Youth Justice Services Division to offer an opportunity for youth in our community to develop skills relevant to a career in policing. The program  lasts eight weeks and is a great summer job. This year […]

Former priest acquitted of multiple sex charges

Former priest acquitted of multiple sex charges

By: Greg Holden Meurig Lloyd, who was arrested in January 2010 and faced a slew of accusations of sexually assaulting a child, was acquitted on all charges in a Chatham court room on Wednesday. The former priest of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, who resigned from the ministry in 1969 because of an affair he had […]

Drinking a factor in double fatality

Drinking a factor in double fatality

(Chatham-Kent, ON)   On the 3rd of May, 2012 at 3:45 p.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called to a two vehicle collision on 40 Highway north of Green Valley Line. Police investigation has determined that a northbound GMC Sierra pick-up truck collided head on with a southbound Chrysler PT Cruiser, after crossing the […]

Police seek information regarding break and enter on Gregory Drive East

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information regarding a break and enter in Chatham. Sometime between June 13th and July 3rd unknown suspect(s) forced their way into a residence on Gregory Drive East causing about $500 damage to a rear patio door. Once inside the suspect(s) stole a quantity of jewellery, collectible money, banking information, […]

Police arrest man attempting to ram payloader through fence.

Just after 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, police responded to a business on Prince Albert Road in regards to a suspicious vehicle. A man drove his car onto the property and moved a utility trailer directly behind his vehicle. The man then cut the chain link fence to the adjacent property and entered that closed compound. He then moved several vehicles […]

Masked man robs convenience store

Around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning a male wearing a black ski mask entered a convenience store on Richmond street in Chatham and demanded a pack of cigarettes, when the clerk asked to see the man’s face and identification the masked man became hostile stating that he had a knife and would injure the clerk if he did […]

Police looking for stolen boat

Police are investigating after a boat was stolen in Chatham Township over the long weekend. Sometime between July 1st at 6:30 p.m. and July 2nd at 1:30 p.m. someone went to a residence on St. Clair Parkway and stole a 1988 Edson boat valued at about $8000. The boat is a bow rider, light grey in colour with a 130hp inboard engine bearing […]

Four people die in Ontario on holiday weekend

It has been a deadly weekend for some Ontario families during this Canada Day weekend.  A total of four people died on the roads, trails and waterways patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police. OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis is saddened by the loss of lives. “Although our officers did an excellent job of enforcement over the weekend, we […]

Youth arrested on warrants

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a male youth in connection with outstanding warrants after traffic stop. At about 9:30 p.m. Monday night, while on general patrol, an officer stopped a car on Park Avenue West near Queen Street. The officer learned that the male passenger was currently wanted on three outstanding warrants. He was also found to be in possession of […]