The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 175 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested.
Police Investigating Two Serious Collisions
CK19052502 – Shortly after 10:30 a.m. yesterday morning, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Kimball Road, just north of Langstaff Line in Wallaceburg. Preliminary investigation has revealed that the driver, a 23-year-old Wallaceburg woman, was travelling northbound on Kimball Road when she lost control of her vehicle, left the roadway, struck a hydro pole and a ditch culvert before coming to rest on a neighbouring lawn. The woman was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance – Sydenham Campus and air-lifted to a London Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
CK19052600 – Around 9:30 p.m. last night, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Tecumseh Line, west of Merlin Road in Raleigh Township. Preliminary investigation has revealed that the driver, a 33-year-old Chatham man, was travelling westbound on Tecumseh Line, when he lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and collided with a hydro pole and culvert on the north side of the roadway. He was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and air-lifted to a London Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Traffic Unit has taken over both investigations. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Randy Whittaker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-355-1092.
Trio Charged as Police Execute Search Warrant CK19052538
Yesterday, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a residence in Chatham in order to search for items related to an offence under the Cannabis Act. Upon arrival, officers located an indoor cannabis grow operation that had been harvested and partially dismantled. During the search a quantity of psilocybin was located.
A 33-year-old man and 22-year-old woman, both of Chatham, were charged with being in possession of a controlled substance. They were released pending a future court date of October 31, 2019.
A 27-year-old Chatham woman was charged with being in possession of a controlled substance and failing to comply with her release conditions. She was released pending a future court date of October 31, 2019.
Woman Charged with Failing to Comply CK19052632
On July 13, 2019 the woman was released from custody with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that she was to notify police in writing prior to any change in address.
Early this morning, police responded to a disturbance on Thames Street in Chatham. Through investigation, police learned that the woman was no longer living at the last address on file.
The 40-year-old woman of no fixed address was arrested and charged with failing to comply with her release conditions. She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK19052470 – Yesterday morning, around 6:30 a.m. a man wanted for breaching his Conditional Sentence attended police headquarters and turned himself in. The 29-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
RM19003511 – Around 5:00 p.m. last night, officers located a man on Princess Street who was wanted on a surety relief warrant. The 51-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to a local detention centre.
The Chatham-Kent Police continues to receive complaints from local citizens receiving suspicious phone calls from scammers threatening to arrest them if they don’t provide personal information.
We would like to remind everyone that personal or financial information should never be given to anyone over the phone or Internet unless you can confirm their legitimacy. Fraudsters use this information to steal your money and commit crimes in your name.
For more information on fraud types and how to protect yourself, please see http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/index-eng.htm
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service