The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 173 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 13 people were arrested.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving CK23041902
At 6:50 p.m., police responded to an impaired driving investigation on Mull Road.
A citizen contacted police with the suspicion of an impaired driver. Police located the vehicle and spoke to the driver. Though investigation police believed the man to be under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and transported to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters for a breath test. His vehicle was towed.
The 74-year-old Ridgetown man was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was later released with conditions and a future court date of September 11, 2023.
Fail to Comply with Release Conditions CK23041922
At 10:24 p.m., police were called to boat docks near King Street in Chatham. The owner of a boat, docked near King Street contacted police when they observed a stranger inside their boat drinking their beer. Police attended, located the 67-year-old Chatham man, and arrested him for public intoxication and failure to comply with one of his release conditions a 10:00 p.m. curfew.
Key Holder Registry
Are you planning some holidays?
Before you leave, please register your residence and let us know who will be responsible for your property while you are away. This contact information is vital should we be called to your residence for anything suspicious.
You may also register your residence or business if you have an alarm.
For more information, please see https://ckpolice.com/key-holder-registry/
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.