The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 150 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Three people were arrested.
Fraud Investigation Leads to Charges CK18045098
Last month, a Chatham man reported that he lost his tap enabled debit card. Unknown suspect(s) subsequently used it without his knowledge or consent to make eight separate purchases worth approximately $160 at various locations across Chatham.
Through investigation, police identified the man responsible and he was arrested last night. Theodore Weurch, 30 years, of Wedgewood Avenue in Chatham has been charged with unauthorized use of a credit card, failing to comply with his Probation Order by being in possession of a credit card and eight counts of fraud under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of November 6, 2018.
CK18048380 – Yesterday afternoon, police located a man wanted on an outstanding warrant by Peel Regional Police. The 44-year-old Chatham man was arrested and held in custody until officers from Peel could attend police headquarters. The man was transported back to Peel Region for court purposes.
CK18048485 – Early this morning, police located a woman wanted on outstanding warrants for failing to attend for her fingerprints, failing to attend court, drug possession and causing a disturbance. Florence Mardling, 37 years, of no fixed address was released pending a future court date of October 24, 2018.
Motor Vehicle Collision CK18048456
Last night, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Town Line Road in Dover Township.
A 33-year-old London woman lost control of her vehicle and slid into the Thames River. Luckily, she escaped and was able to swim to shore for help.
The vehicle remains submerged in the River and will be assessed today.
Total damage was estimated at $7000.
Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting
Please be advised that there will be a Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. at police headquarters.
NHL Alumni Game
Join us on Friday, October 26 at Memorial Arena as our CKPS Knight Sticks play in a charity hockey game against the NHL Alumni. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m.
All proceeds will be going directly to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer