The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 156 calls for service in the last 24 hours. There were 5 arrests.
Impaired Operation – CK24003640
On Thursday, January 25, 2024 at approximately 2:05 p.m. the Chatham-Kent Police responded to a motor vehicle collision in Blenheim. A 65 year old Blenheim man was found to be operating his motor vehicle through investigation the man was determined to be intoxicated by alcohol and was arrested. The accused was arrested and transported to the Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters to provide breath samples. The accused’s breath results were in excess of double the legal limit.
The accused was charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. The accused was released from custody, when sober, with a future court date to answer to the charge.
Break and Enter – CK24003583
On Thursday, January 25, 2024 at approximately 5:48 a.m., officers responded to an address on Winterline Road, Chatham for a break and enter. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jake Reed at email@example.com. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Warrants – CK24003664 – Yesterday at approximately 4:00 p.m. a 23 year old Chatham man was located in the Taylor Ave, Chatham. The accused, known to police, was arrested for outstanding warrants, transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters and lodged for a bail hearing.
Licence Plate Renewals.
It’s fast and it’s FREE. Your vehicle must have a valid licence plate and be insured to drive legally in Ontario. The licence plate renewal period varies depending on type of vehicle and if you choose to renew for 1 or 2 years.
Passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, motorcycle and mopeds
Owners of passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles under 3,000 kg, motorcycles and mopeds must renew licence plates every 1 or 2 years, usually before your birthday. Expired licence plates are subject to enforcement action.
If you own one of these types of vehicles, when you renew:
- you will no longer receive a sticker
- you do not have to pay licence plate renewal fees
- law enforcement will be instantly aware your licence plate was renewed
- failure to renew can result in a $110.00 charge for “Drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit” under the Highway Traffic Act.
It’s the law to update your driver’s licence and vehicle permit (the green ownership document) within 6 days of a move. You can update your address online or by visiting a ServiceOntario centre.
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Make the Right Call – Every Call is Important!
False 911 calls are continuing to pull officers away from incidents that require their attention.
911 is to be used for:
Any life-threatening emergency
Reporting crimes in progress
Medical emergencies requiring an ambulance
Reporting any Fire, Smoke or CO alarm, chemical spill or gas leak
When you call 911, stay on the line until a call taker answers. Do not hang up.
You can also reach Chatham-Kent Police at the following Non-Emergency Numbers…
Call 519-352-1234 extension #9 – Our Dispatch Centre for all non-emergency incidents.
Call 519-352-1234 extension #0 – The Front Desk Officer for advice over the phone.
Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) – Crime Stoppers. If you have information on a crime and wish to remain anonymous. You may be eligible for a cash reward.
If you are looking for resources from the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, you can dial 311.
If you are looking for resources from Community and Social Services locally, you can dial 211.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or thinking about suicide, call or text 988. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.