The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 144 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 3 people were arrested.
Woman Arrested for Threats CK23061843
At 7:17 p.m., police responded to a business on King Street, in Chatham for a threat investigation.
Through investigation, the officer discovered the woman was yelling at to the store owner that she would kill him and burn down his building. The woman left before police arrived but was located walking on King Street, a short distance away.
The 47-year-old Chatham woman was charged with two counts of uttering threats. She was transported to police headquarters and lodged for a bail hearing.
Woman Arrested for Public Intoxication – CK23061859
At approximately 9:00 p.m. last night police responded to the Vanier Drive area in Tilbury to check on the well-being of a woman intoxicated and unable to care for herself. The 45-year-old Tilbury woman was located, arrested for public intoxication, and transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters and lodged until sober.
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.