The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 143 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested.
Men Arrested on Outstanding Warrants
Yesterday afternoon at approximately 2:30 PM, an officer on general patrol stopped a vehicle on Lowe Street in Wallaceburg. At that time the occupant was found to be wanted on several outstanding warrants. A 25 year old Walpole Island man was arrested for Impaired Driving, Over 80, and Fail to Attend Court. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
This morning at approximately 2:30 AM, an officer on general patrol observed a male party on McNaughton Ave in Wallaceburg. At that time the man was found to be wanted on several outstanding warrants. A 32 year old Walpole Island man was arrested for Theft Under $5000, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000, and Fail to Attend Court. He was later released from custody with a Promise to Appear.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving – CK19053532
This morning at approximately 2:45 AM, a report was received of a possible impaired driver observed in downtown Chatham. Officers were quickly able to locate and stop the vehicle on King Street. Through investigation, it was believed that the driver was operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and he was placed under arrest. The man was transported to police headquarters for further breath tests which indicated that he had more than double the legal limit of alcohol in his body. A 42 year old Chatham man has been charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus. He was released from custody with a future court date.
Break and Enter in Chatham – CK19053380
Sometime between Thursday, October 10, and Saturday, October 12, 2019, several outbuildings were entered on a property on Curran Crescent in Chatham. The unknown suspect removed a Honda motorcycle solo saddle, described as being red and white in colour with the number 1000 on it, as well as a blue mountain bike.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Corbin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-600 extension #87200.
Traffic Enforcement Throughout Chatham-Kent
Yesterday, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Traffic Unit were conducting enforcement at various locations throughout Chatham-Kent as part of Operation Impact – a national public awareness campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. As a result of this enforcement, 56 tickets were handed out to area drivers. Officers will continue to be out in full force this Thanksgiving holiday weekend in an effort to keep our roadways safe.