The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 134 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 5 people were arrested.
Man Arrested for Theft and Possession of Stolen Property
On November 15th, 2019 a male suspect stole approximately $450 worth of items from a Chatham business and fled the area. Video surveillance provided Police an opportunity to identify the suspect and on November 16th, 2019 the suspect was located and arrested. He was released from custody with conditions and a future court date.
Man Arrested on Outstanding Warrant
On November 16th, 2019 Police attended an address in Chatham for a compliance of bail conditions check. The subject of the check was found to be in compliance; however a 45 year old man was also located. This man had an outstanding warrant for Forgery, Fraud, Utter Forged Document and Possession of Stolen Property. He was arrested and held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Police Assist in Medical Emergency
On November 17th, 2019 a 28 year old woman contacted 911 to report her acquaintance (32 year old man) was overdosing on fentanyl. Emergency Services were dispatched to the location of the two subjects. The man was experiencing symptoms consistent with an opioid overdose and Police administered Narcan to the man as an emergency first aid measure. Medical professionals arrived shortly after this and transported the man to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for further treatment.
The area of the event was searched and no illicit drugs were located.