The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 189 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 8 people were arrested.
Collision leads to Impaired Driving charges – Chatham
Around 9:30am on February 21st, police responded to the area of St. Clair St and Grand Ave in Chatham, for a collision involving a pickup truck and a cyclist. The driver of the pick up had fled the scene and was located shortly after at his residence. The 40 year old male was arrested and charged with Fail to Stop, Dangerous Operation cause Bodily Harm, Impaired Driving cause Bodily Harm and Over 80. The cyclist was transported to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with non-life-threatening injuries and the accused was later released from custody on a future court date. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Cst. Ashwin Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Man arrested for breach – Wallaceburg
Shortly after 3:00pm on February 21st, officers responded to a disturbance at a residence, called in by a female who advised her current boyfriend and ex-boyfriend were fighting each other. One of the men, a 32 year old, was located and arrested for fail to comply with Undertaking and his Probation order. The male was transported to HQ and held for a bail hearing.
Break and Enters
Chatham– Between 10:00am and 12:00pm February 21st, unknown suspects kicked in a back door to a Gregory Dr East residence. Approximately $1,500 in jewelry was removed. Investigation is continuing.
Chatham– Sometime over the last couple of days, unknown suspects forced entry into a McNaughton Ave E residence, causing $500.00 damage to door access. Approximately $1,000 jewelry removed and the investigation is continuing.
Dover – Sometime between 7:45am and 6:00pm February 21st, unknown suspect forced open the rear door to a Bear Line Rd residence and removed an iPad. The investigation is on-going.
Fatal Collision – Tilbury
Shortly before 6:00am on February 22nd, police and emergency crews responded to a single vehicle collision in the area of Pollard Line and Bonneau Line, Tilbury. The driver, a 19 year old Tilbury man was transported to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where he succumbed to his injuries. No further details are being released at this time and the investigation is still ongoing by the CKPS Traffic Management Unit. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cst. Josh Flikweert at email@example.com or 519-355-1092.