The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 131 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Two people were arrested.
Robbery in Chatham CK19063317
Shortly after 8:00 p.m. last night, police responded to a robbery at Harvey Variety in Chatham.
A lone man, wearing a balaclava, entered the variety store and demanded money while brandishing a weapon. The cashier refused and a struggle ensued. Luckily, the cashier was not physically injured and the man fled the scene.
The suspect was last seen wearing a dark gray coat with three stripes down each sleeve, black cargo style pants, black shoes with white around the soles, black hood and light coloured gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rob Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6625. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
CK19063284 – Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a suspicious woman in Bill McDougall Park in Wallaceburg. Officers located the woman and through investigation learned that she was wanted for stealing items from a parked vehicle and for failing to attend court. The 34-year-old woman of no fixed address was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK19063319 – Last night, police arrested a man wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident at Walmart in Wallaceburg, impaired driving and failing to attend court. Kevin Ebert, 29 years, of Walpole Island was released pending a future court date of January 7, 2020.
Stolen Vehicle CK19063310
Sometime between Saturday at 3:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. unknown suspect(s) stole a grey 2009 GMC Sierra crew cab truck from a residence on River Line in Chatham. The truck was last seen with Ontario license plates AL65 589. The truck also has a fire crest sticker on the driver’s side back window, green volunteer fire fighter light on the dashboard and black tonneau cover. Approximately $2000 worth of tools were inside the truck.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Adam VanKesteren at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87188. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
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. at police headquarters. All are welcome to attend.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service