Rick Nicholls apologizes, liberals keep coming

Rick Nicholls apologizes, liberals keep coming

By Greg Holden Rick Nicholls wanted to eat his own words on Wednesday. When contacted by the CKReview Nicholls spoke about his regret for a comment in the legislature that targeted Lisa Kirbie who is the Ornge director of government and regulatory affairs. Nicholls identified Kirbie as Warren Kinsella’s “squeeze”. “Out of my respect for the legislature I apologized”, Nicholls said, […]

Threatening voicemail leads to arrest

Threatening voicemail leads to arrest

A Chatham man found out Wednesday that leaving a threatening message on a former friends voicemail is a good way to make enemies. Police say that on Wednesday they received a complaint from a woman on Riverview Drive who claimed to have received the threat. The woman claimed to have been friends with the suspect for years and recently the […]

Police are not amused at prank texts

Police are not amused at prank texts

The Chatham-Kent police would like to issue a warning to all those who think sending prank texts are funny. Police have investigated two separate incidents lately where texts have been sent to a random phone number stating ‘I hid the body…now what?’  It appears that the idea for the prank has been circulating throughout various social […]

Walpole Island grow-up busted

Walpole Island grow-up busted

The OPP are reporting that the Walpole Island Police executed a search warrant on Friday. An address on Squirrel Island Road was raided in mid-afternoon where police found 77 marijuana plants growing at varying stages.  Police also discovered a rifle, ammunition and two compound bows. A 57-year-old Walpole Island man faces charges of possession of a controlled […]

Police seek 2 youngsters for garbage can fire

The Chatham-Kent police are currently investigating a suspicious fire at Glassford Park in Wallaceburg. On April 29 just before 1pm police were called to a garbage can on fire in the park near the southwest entrance.  The fire extinguished itself and no significant damage was observed to the garbage can.  Investigators are however concerned as witnesses observed two […]

2 vehicle break-ins reported

2 vehicle break-ins reported

The Chatham-Kent police are currently investigating two separate incidents regarding theft from vehicles. Shortly after 10:00 p.m. last night, police attended the Downtown Chatham Centre parking lot in regards to a theft from vehicle complaint.  Sometime between 5:30 p.m. and 9:25 p.m. unknown suspects entered victim’s truck through an unlocked rear sliding window and stole items […]

Motorist spots drunk truck driver on the 401

On Monday just before 4 p.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police received a complaint from a concerned motorist about a tractor-trailer that was weaving all over highway 401. Police intercepted the rig and spoke with the driver who was given a roadside alcohol test, which he failed. The driver was arrested and taken to Chatham-Kent OPP Headquarters where […]

Police remind cyclists of safety

Police remind cyclists of safety

Stay Safe While Cycling The Chatham-Kent police continue to receive complaints of cyclists not obeying the rules of the road. When riding your bike remember the following road safety rules: Wear a helmet every time you ride. Wear bright clothing so drivers can see you better You need enough space to avoid hazards. Ride one […]

Chatham man charged with forgery

A business on King Street West was broken into over the weekend and a book of cheques were taken as part of the stolen property. The next day a male party attended at a cheque cashing store and cashed a cheque from the business that had been burglarized. Police were contacted and the 22-year-old Chatham male was arrested and […]

New Hydro rates in effect May 1

New Hydro rates in effect May 1

The cost of electricity rises across the province May 1 and better reflects the real cost of producing electricity, says a media spokesperson at the Ontario Energy Board. Consumers who do not have a contract with an electricity retailer will see the increase take effect at midnight. For customers who are on time-of-use billing (those with smart meters) and […]