The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 130 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested.
Break and Enter in Chatham
Yesterday evening at approximately 9:30 p.m., Chatham-Kent Police were called to a warehouse located on Queen’s Line near Chatham regarding a break and enter. A neighbour had noticed footprints going to the vacant property. When police arrived, they found that the building was insecure and had been entered. It is believed that more than one suspect was involved in the break and enter. However, at this time it is unknown what, if anything, has been taken. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cindy Schlarbaum at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Impaired Arrest in Tilbury
Yesterday at approximately 8:45 p.m., Chatham-Kent Police located a female passed out in the driver’s seat of a running vehicle on Queen Street North in Tilbury. Police determined that the female was intoxicated and her ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. The female was arrested care and control of a vehicle while impaired and transported to Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters for breath tests. The tests revealed that the female had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in her blood.
The 43-year-old Tilbury resident was released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date of March 31, 2017.
Serious Collision in Harwich
On Friday, March 17, 2017 at approximately 11:00 p.m., a 21-year-old man was driving a pickup truck eastbound along Erie Shore Drive near Erieau. The driver failed to negotiate a bend in the road near Bisnett Line and the truck drove into a deep drainage ditch causing significant damage. Two passengers who were in the vehicle were able to call for help and get out of the truck suffering non-life threatening injuries. EMS arrived on scene and extricated the driver. He was transported to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with serious injuries and later transferred to the Windsor Regional Hospital. The Chatham-Kent Police Service Traffic Unit was called out and is investigating this collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ron Tricker at email@example.com or contact the traffic office at (519) 355-1092.