The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 176 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Break and Enter. CK18006579
Sometime between Thursday, February 8th, and Friday February 9th, unknown persons forced open a door into a residence on Thames street in Chatham. Taken from the residence was multiple electronics and medication. The Police investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Doug Littlewood at DOUGLASL@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87288. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Break and Enter. CK18006494
Sometime over night unknown person(s) smashed the front door to a business on Queen Street in Chatham. Taken from the business was a quantity of custom and antique jewellery. Damage to the business is estimated at $50. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kelly McCormack at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #85188. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Chatham Male Arrested for Impaired Driving. CK18006627
Last night while on general patrol Police initiated a traffic stop with a vehicle in Chatham. Upon further investigation Police believed the driver to be impaired by alcohol and the driver a 28yr Chatham man was arrested for Impaired operation of a motor vehicle. Officers transported the man to police headquarters for further breath tests.
As a result of the breath test conducted the 28yr Chatham male had twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system. The male was then additionally charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. The 28yr Chatham male was later released with a future court date.
Parking ban in effect for Chatham-Kent for snow clearance
Due to heavy snowfall a parking ban has been ordered in Chatham-Kent. Please remove all vehicles from municipal streets and roads.
The municipality has placed a 72-hour ban on the parking of vehicles on municipal streets and roads so that snowplows can clear away the snow. The ban started at 10a.m. Friday and will continue to 10 a.m. on Monday.
The parking ban has been declared under Chatham-Kent (traffic and parking) by-law 245-2004, section 218.02 and 218.03.