The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 205 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Ride Programs CK18001923
On Saturday, January 13, 2018 at approximately 2:00am, the Chatham-Kent Police Service conducted a R.I.D.E. Program in Chatham with a total of 40 vehicles were checked with no rode side tests administered, and one Highway Traffic Act Infraction.
Break and Enter in Chatham CK18001799
At approximately 12:30pm, on Friday, January 12, 2018 police were dispatched to the area of Water Street, Wallaceburg in response to a break and enter that had just occurred. Officers attended the area quickly and located and arrested the 20 year old Walpole Island man, for Break and enter, possession of stolen property. He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters and held for a bail hearing.
Motor Vehicle Collisions
The Chatham-Kent Police Service attended 11 motor vehicle collisions over the past 24-hours. The majority of these collisions were not serious, meaning there were no injuries suffered and minimal vehicle damage sustained. CKPS reminds all motorists to slow down, especially during this time of year when road conditions and visibility could be poor. Check this site for Winter Driving Tips – http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/ontario-511/winter-driving-tips.shtml
Make the Right Call – Every call is Important!
False 911 calls are continuing to pull officers away from incidents that require their attention. In the last 24 hours the Chatham-Kent Police Emergency Communication Centre received 36 false 911 calls.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to ensure that everyone knows what number to call should they require police assistance.
If you have a life threatening emergency or would like to report a crime in progress, please call 911 immediately.
For all other non-emergency incidents, please call our Dispatch Center at 519-352-1234.
If you would like to speak with an officer regarding a general inquiry, please call 519-436-6600 extension #222.
If you have information on a crime and wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Chatham-Kent Police remind you not to call 911 unless it is an emergency