Health Canada to study wind turbines

Health Canada to study wind turbines

OTTAWA – Health Canada, in collaboration with Statistics Canada, will conduct a research study that will explore the relationship between wind turbine noise and health effects reported by, and objectively measured in, people living near wind power developments. “This study is in response to questions from residents living near wind farms about possible health effects of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]