The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 187 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 4 people were arrested.
Stolen Vehicle in Chatham CK23047561
Yesterday morning, officers responded to a call of a vehicle theft. Sometime overnight, unknown suspect(s) stole a black 2017 Ford Escape in the Michener Road area in Chatham. The vehicle was last seen with Ontario license plates CLDP 615
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Manuela Carmona-Moreno at firstname.lastname@example.org . Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Man Arrested for Bail Violations CK23047608
At 1:20 p.m. yesterday afternoon, an officer on general patrol in Tilbury, observed a man in the front yard of a residence he was known to be under court-issued release orders with a condition prohibiting him from attending this address.
The 44-year old Tilbury man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with a release order, transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters and lodged pending a bail hearing.
Key Holder Registry
Are you planning a trip?
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/
Reminder: Rules when it comes to School Buses
With the First day of school fast approaching, Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to remind motorist the rules of the road with the increase bus traffic.
When driving on a road WITHOUT a median:
- drivers travelling in both directions must stop for a stopped school bus with its upper red lights flashing
- when you approach the bus from the front, stop at a safe distance to let children get on or off the bus and cross the road
- don’t move forward until the red lights have stopped flashing or the bus begins to move
When driving on a road WITH a median:
- traffic coming from the opposite direction is not required to stop.
Drivers can be charged if they pass a stopped school bus with its upper red lights flashing:
- First offence: $400 to $2,000 and six demerit points..
- Each following offence: $1,000 to $4,000, six demerit points and possible jail time (up to six months)
Vehicle owners can be charged if their vehicle illegally passes a stopped school bus, even if they weren’t driving.
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.