The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 172 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Nine people were arrested. Three people were arrested on outstanding warrants.
Police Investigating Serious Collision CK20028961
Just before 7:00 p.m. last night, emergency crews responded to a two vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and ATV on Charing Cross Road.
The driver of a motorcycle was travelling southbound on Charing Cross Road when he attempted to pass an ATV in front of him. The driver of the ATV simultaneously turned left, causing the vehicles to collide.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 19-year-old Blenheim man was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where he was stabilized and air lifted to London with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the ATV, a 19-year-old Chatham man was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with serious injuries.
Total damage has been estimated at $10,000.
The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Constable Dan Carroll at email@example.com or 519-355-1092.
Woman Charged with Assault CK20028884
Yesterday morning, police responded to a disturbance on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg.
Through investigation, police learned that the woman had assaulted two people known to her.
The 43-year-old Wallaceburg woman was arrested and charged with two counts of assault. She was released pending a future court date of August 26, 2020.
Youth Charged with Failing to Comply CK20028908
On March 31, 2020 the youth was released from custody with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Yesterday afternoon, police received information that the youth failed to obey his curfew both Friday and Saturday night.
The 16-year-old Chatham teen was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He was released pending a future court date of August 10, 2020.
Man Charged with Impaired Driving CK20028981
Around 9:00 p.m. last night, police responded to the report of a possible impaired driver in the area of Talbot Street West in Wheatley. Officers located the vehicle and a traffic stop was initiated on Erie Street North.
Through investigation, police believed the man was driving while under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested. The man was transported to the OPP station in Leamington for breath tests.
Isaak Neufeld, 18 years, of Mersea Road 7 in Wheatley, has been charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was released pending a future court date of June 23, 2020.
Man Charged with Domestic Related Offences CK20028995
Last night, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Dresden.
Through investigation, police learned that a verbal argument escalated into a physical altercation resulting in the man assaulting his wife.
The 29-year-old Dresden man was arrested and charged with assault and assault with a weapon. He was released pending a future court date of August 28, 2020
Police Looking for the Public’s Assistance CK20028953 / CK20028995
Shortly after 6:00 p.m. last night, an officer on general patrol was operating a marked cruiser through the intersection of Erie Street and Talbot Road in Wheatley when a small grey Honda Civic turned in front of her causing a collision. Luckily, the officer was not injured.
The driver fled the scene and the vehicle was located a short time later, abandoned, on Julian Street.
Police are looking for assistance in identifying the person driving at the time of the collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Amy McClellan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #87214. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
WE Are YOU
Last month, during ‘Police Week’, we invited the citizens of Chatham-Kent to get to know our police personnel better through a new series called ‘WE Are YOU’.
Due to the overwhelming positive response to this initiative, we have decided to continue sharing stories in an effort to reinforce the fact that behind the uniform, we are just like you.
This week, we highlight S/Sgt Michael Pearce. To read his story, please see https://ckpolice.com/we-are-you/
Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting
Please be advised that there will be a Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.
Agenda and instructions on how to join the meeting electronically may be found at https://ckpolice.com/police-services-board/
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service