Chatham cop discovers suspicious fire

Chatham cop discovers suspicious fire

The Chatham-Kent police remain on the scene of an early morning suspicious fire in Chatham Township. Just before 4:00 a.m. while on general patrol, an officer was driving on Brook Line when he observed an implement shed engulfed in flames.  With the assistance of the Chatham-Kent Fire Department, the fire was extinguished.   The shed sustained extensive damage.  Investigators will […]

Driver ditches car after accident

Driver ditches car after accident

The Chatham-Kent police are currently investigation a single motor vehicle collision in Camden Township. Shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday the police were called to the area of Dawn Mills Road and Base Line Road in regards to a red Chrysler Intrepid in the ditch. Officers on the scene failed to locate the driver of the car. Damage to the vehicle is estimated […]

Five trailers broken into, police seek public’s assistance

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information as five trailers on Mariners Road were entered. Shortly after 2:00 a.m. Monday morning police were called to Harbour’s Edge Trailer Park on Mariners Road in regards to an attempt break and enter.  Upon examining the area, police found that five trailers had been forcibly entered. The suspect is […]

Disguise did not help thief

Disguise did not help thief

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a break and enter in Chatham. Sunday afternoon shortly after 1:30 p.m. police were called to the Thelma Street area in regards to a suspicious male wearing a bandana around his mouth.  Police received information that a man had just entered a residence by breaking a door […]

Intruder in home recognized by victim

Intruder in home recognized by victim

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a break and enter in Chatham. At around 9:00 p.m. Sunday night police were called to a residence on Colborne Street in regards to a break and enter.  The victim came home to find a man unplugging his electronic equipment in an attempt to steal it.  The victim […]

Chatham-Kent running a youth survey

Chatham-Kent running a youth survey

The municipality of Chatham-Kent wants to hear from Chatham residents between 15-39 years old, in an online survey. The survey intends to weigh the positives and negatives for young people and their families, to help assess what the municipality can do to improve life in Chatham for its youth. The population of the municipality has declined close […]

Massive fire destroys clubhouse at Deer Run

Massive fire destroys clubhouse at Deer Run

  The clubhouse at the Deer Run golf course has been destroyed by a fire. Fire officials are saying today that the fire is not deemed suspicious. Estimated damage to the clubhouse is estimated at $750,000. Just after 3 A.M. on Thursday morning, firemen arrived at the scene of the structural fire to find an out […]

Search warrant leads to multiple drug charges

Search warrant leads to multiple drug charges

Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Chatham-Kent Police service executed a search warrant at a residence on Lorne Avenue with the assistance of the London Police K-9 unit. Officers seized a quantity of crack valued at about $2820, 18 oxycodone tablets valued at approximately $90 and 9 grams of marijuana estimated to be worth $180.  Also seized were […]

Supply teacher charged with assault

The Chatham-Kent police have charged a Lambton-Kent District School Board supply teacher with assault. On January 31, 2012, police were notified of an incident that occurred at an elementary public school within Chatham-Kent. It is alleged that a supply teacher assaulted a grade seven student as she left the room to catch her bus.  The student […]

Stunt driver on 401 had six passengers

Wednesday night just before 9:30 the OPP arrested a driver for stunt driving on the 401, with little children and a pregnant woman inside his SUV. Police clocked a 2012 GMC Yukon travelling at 154 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone on the 401 highway eastbound, east of Charing Cross Road. Inside the vehicle were six passengers and the […]