The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 144 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 4 people were arrested.
Chatham Man Arrested for Care and Control of Motor Vehicle
On September 8th, 2017 at approximately 7:30 pm members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service attended the area of 811 St. Clair St. Chatham. Witnesses called 911 to report a man stumbling around the parking lot at this location. When Police arrived the man had gotten onto his motorcycle. He was arrested for Impaired Care or Control of a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He will be held pending a bail hearing.
This is the man’s fifth occurrence of impaired driving offences and the man was criminally disqualified from operating a motor vehicle at the time of this offence.
Vehicle Fire in Wheatley
On September 8th, 2017 at approximately 11:50 pm Chatham-Kent Emergency Personnel attended Erie St. in Wheatley for a vehicle fire. The vehicle was parked on the side of road and was fully engulfed on arrival. The owner of the vehicle could not be located and there were no injuries related to the fire. The vehicle was a total loss valued at $5000.
The registered owner of the vehicle reported selling it to a man who is yet to be identified.