The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 145 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 9 people were arrested.
Man Charged with Multiple Offences CK18021537
In August 2017, the man was released from custody with multiple conditions. Some of his conditions are to not possess or consume unlawful drugs. He was also placed on multiple driving prohibitions for the following offences:
- Disqualified driving
- Impaired driving
- Failing to stop
On Saturday, May 12, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m. officers in general patrol in Chatham, witnessed the male party driving a vehicle. The male party was known to officers. The male party attempted to evade officers by making many turns down side streets. He then quickly stopped the vehicle and the male party then exited the vehicle on foot and attempted to run from officers. He was quickly arrested without incident.
A 31- year old Chatham man is being charged with the following:
- Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance x 2
- Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the purpose of Trafficking
- Driving while disqualified X 3
- Fail to comply with probation
- Fail to comply with undertaking
He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters where he has been held for a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Multiple Offences CK18021484
On April 29th, 2018 officers were in general patrol in the city of Blenheim, when a male party known to them drove by officers. Officers knew this male party was currently wanted on a warrant with Chatham-Kent Police. The officer also knew this male party was a suspended driver and proceeded to attempt to stop the vehicle. The driver proceeded to take off on foot, and as a result multiple warrants were issued for his arrest.
On the 12th of May 2018, Officers were in general patrol in Shrewsbury and located the male party riding a bicycle down the roadway. The male party again tried to evade police, but this time was located in a dog house.
A 28 year old Ridgetown male was arrested on the following charges:
- Fail to comply with Recognizance X 3
- Drive while under suspension
- Use altered plate
- Operate unsafe vehicle
- Use improper tires
- Use plate not authorized for vehicle
The male party was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters and held for a bail hearing.
911 Hang Up Calls
Chatham-Kent Police responded to 21 hang up/accidental 911 calls in the last 24 hour period. The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to remind everyone that if you accidentally dial 911, please stay on the line.
Should you hang up the call taker will assume it is an emergency and dispatch police. 911 Hang-up calls consume considerable resources, therefore police are asking all cell phone users to “lock it before your pocket.”
If non-emergency services are required please call at 519-436-6600 ext 222 for Headquarters front desk staff or 519-352-1234