Level-one heat advisory released

Level-one heat advisory released

Dr. David Colby, acting medical officer of health, has issued a level-one heat advisory for Chatham-Kent as humidex values of 40°C or higher are in the forecast. The Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit urges residents to follow these steps: • Drink plenty of water. • Go to an air-conditioned place. • Wear a hat and lightweight, […]

401 eastbound, between Kent Bridge and Victoria Road is closed

On the 28thof June, 2012 at 8:16 a.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called to a single vehicle collision on the 401 Highway eastbound near the Scane Sideroad. Police investigation has determined that a tractor-trailer that was travelling eastbound drove into the median and rolled losing its load of steel. No injuries were reported and […]

Police report serious fraud attempt

Police said in a news release that on Wednesday morning a woman reported that she had received a telephone call from a male purporting to be from a computer company advising her that her warranty was due to expire. The woman followed the directions given to her by the man as she logged onto a website and entered […]

Impaired driver on e-bike

Impaired driver on e-bike

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man for impaired driving in Thamesville Thursday morning. Just before 1:00 a.m. police received information regarding a man who appeared to be intoxicated while sitting on an e-bike parked in the Mac’s Milk lot on Victoria Street.  Officers located the man and through investigation, believed the man was in control of […]

Police use stun gun in Wallaceburg arrest

Police use stun gun in Wallaceburg arrest

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with an incident in Wallaceburg early Wednesday morning. The CKPS arrested an Alberta man on Wednesday morning in Wallaceburg, after what police describe as a complaint about a man who was peering into vehicles and homes. Police say that around 12:30 a.m. they were called to the area by a resident who […]

Man with no licence, child with no booster seat, on 401

On Monday just before 8:00 p.m. the Ontario Provincial Police stopped a vehicle on the 401 near Kent Bridge Road for a traffic violation. A 7-year-old child inside the vehicle was not occupying a booster seat and the driver did not have a valid licence. A 50-year-old London man has been charged with four counts of Drive Disqualified under […]

Marjorie Crew receives CKPS board citation

Marjorie Crew receives CKPS board citation

By: Dan Age At today’s Chatham-Kent Police Services Board meeting, Marjorie Crew was presented a Board Citation from Chief Dennis Poole and Board Chair Mrs. Pat Belanger for all her efforts in keeping Chatham-Kent safe. In the late 1980’s crime was rampant in Chatham’s east end neighbourhoods. Marjorie Crew rallied local neighbourhoods together to form a […]

Wild ride leads to injuries and charges

Wild ride leads to injuries and charges

Two Dresden men on dirt bikes decided to take a wild ride through a farmer’s field on Monday, landing one in the hospital. Charges are pending after emergency crews were called to aid a 43-year-old man behind the water treatment plant, at the west of Camden Street. The men were riding through the field when one of […]

Two teens in custody

Two teens in seperate and unrelated incidents, a 15-year-old female and a 16-year-old male, found themselves incarcerated this morning after violating conditions of their release. In May the female had violated a 10:00 p.m. curfew and was arrested. When she was released she was given a 9:00 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew. On Monday morning […]

Cyclist struck in Wallaceburg

The Chatham-Kent police have charged a driver following a motor vehicle collision in Wallaceburg Sunday. At about 12:30 p.m. police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a cyclist on Elgin Street. The cyclist was riding on the roadway eastbound when he was struck by a vehicle travelling southbound on William Street. The driver proceeded through […]