The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 204 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested.
Theft from Vehicles leads to Charges CK18020350
On May 4, 2018 police responded to a road rage incident on Sheldon Avenue in Chatham. Through investigation, police learned that the suspect vehicle was stolen. Officers located the four occupants in a nearby home and they were all arrested and charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime over $5000. While in the home, police observed property believed to have been stolen. The items were seized pending further investigation.
Police have since identified 20 items stolen from vehicles throughout the Chatham and Sarnia area, mostly wallets, purses, credit cards and personal identification.
Yesterday, a 16-year-old male youth, 17-year-old male youth, 18-year-old woman, and 22-year-old man, all from Chatham, were arrested and charged with 20 counts of being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. Both male youths and the adult man have been held in custody pending a bail hearing. The woman was released pending a future court date of May 30, 2018.
Motor Vehicle Collision CK18021086
Yesterday morning, emergency crews responded to a collision involving a pedestrian on Florence Street in Chatham. Minor injuries were reported.
A 35-year-old woman was charged with failing to yield the right of way.
Man Charged with being Intoxicated in a Public Place CK18021206
Last night, police found the intoxicated man outside lying under a tree on Delaware Avenue in Chatham. For his own safety, the man was taken into custody as he was unable to care for himself.
The 56-year-old man has been charged with being intoxicated in a public place. He will be released when sober.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer