The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 173 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Seven people were arrested.
Traffic Enforcement CK18026122 / CK18026135
Yesterday morning, the CKPS Traffic Unit conducted speed enforcement on St. Clair Street near Paxton Drive in Chatham:
– 15 motorists were charged with speeding
– 1 motorist was charged with not wearing a seatbelt
– 1 motorist was charged with stunt driving
The 36-year-old man Windsor man charged with stunt driving was observed travelling at a high rate of speed northbound on St. Clair Street. Officers recorded him driving 106km/h in a posted 50km/h zone. His driver’s licence has been suspended for 7 days. His vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for 7 days. He will be required to attend Provincial Offences Court July 11, 2018.
Man Charged with Impaired Driving CK18026240
Shortly after 1:00 a.m. this morning, emergency crews responded to a collision on Klondyke Road. The man lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and struck a house. No one was injured inside the house. The driver sustained minor injuries.
Through investigation, police believed the man was driving while under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested. The man was transported to police headquarters for breath tests.
The 27-year-old Romney Township man has been charged with driving with a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He will be released when sober pending a future court date of June 22, 2018.
Total damage was estimated at $250,000.
CK18026170 – On February 2, 2018 the man was released form Court with several conditions. On May 2, 2018 the man failed to attend Court to answer to the charges and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
On April 3, 2018 police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Real Canadian Superstore in Chatham. The man concealed meat in his pants and exited the store making no attempt to pay for the merchandise. Upon being placed under arrest outside the store by the Loss Prevention officer, the man fled on foot. The man was identified by police and another warrant was issued for his arrest.
Yesterday afternoon, police located the man at Walmart in Wallaceburg and he was arrested on the outstanding warrants. The 36-year-old Chatham man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK18026204 – On June 29, 2017 the woman was released from Court with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that she was to reside at a specific residence in Wheatley and notify police within 24 hours of any change in address.
On September 26, 2017 police learned that the woman was no longer living at that address. Attempts were made to locate the woman, however when unsuccessful, a warrant for two counts of failing to comply was issued for her arrest.
Last night, the 46-year-old woman of no fixed address attended police headquarters and turned herself in. She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK18026246 – Around 3:00 a.m. this morning, officers in Chatham located the woman who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for drug possession.
Teresa Druer, 29 years, of Lorne Avenue in Chatham was released pending a future court date of June 28, 2018.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer