The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 221 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Woman Charged with Drug Possession CK20013919
Shortly after 4:00 a.m. this morning, an officer observed a white Mercedes travelling at a high rate of speed on St. Clair Street in Chatham. As the officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the woman tried to evade the officer by pulling into a parking lot and driving behind the buildings on the property. The officer caught up to the vehicle and learned that the woman was suspended from driving for unpaid fines. The officer also believed the woman was driving while under the influence of alcohol. The woman was arrested and transported to police headquarters. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the woman was also found to be in possession of suspected crack cocaine.
Tari Mackey, 56 years, of Niagara Street in Windsor was issued a 3-day license suspension as a result of a breath sample in the warn range. She was also charged with driving while under suspension, careless driving, driving a motor vehicle with no currently validated permit and drug possession. She was released pending a future court date of April 2, 2020.
CK20013788 – Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a man wanted for failing to attend court. The 38-year-old Chatham man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK20013911 – Early this morning, police located a man who was wanted for breaching conditions of his Probation Order. The 24-year-old Chatham man was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK20013720 – Yesterday morning, officers from CKPS and OPP conducted a joint-forces operation along the 401 corridor in Chatham-Kent. Four motorists were charged with various Highway Traffic Act offences.
CK20013836 – Last night, officers conducted enforcement on McCreary Line. Four motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.
Stolen Vehicle in Chatham CK20013925
Sometime overnight, unknown suspect(s) stole a 2005 black Lexus R33 from a residence on Turquoise Court. The vehicle was last seen with Ontario license plates AFSH 009.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kristen Charron at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87352. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Motor Vehicle Collisions
CK20013722 – Around 9:00 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Jane Street near Marlborough Street in Blenheim. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $5000. A 63-year-old woman was charged with failing to yield the right of way.
CK20013765 – Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Claymore Line. The driver, lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and struck two hydro poles. Total damage was estimated at $9000. The 21-year-old Chatham man was charged with careless driving.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service