The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 116 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested.
Update – Fire in Wallaceburg CK20015367
On Saturday night, shortly after 7:30 p.m. emergency crews responded to a structure fire on Brownlee Crescent.
The homeowner was transported to Sydenham District Hospital and airlifted to a London Hospital for medical attention. He was then transferred to a hospital in Toronto.
Yesterday, the Ontario Fire Marshall attended the scene to assist with the investigation.
The origin and cause of the fire remain under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cole Abbott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-380-6024.
Collision leads to Charges CK20015490
Yesterday afternoon around 3:00 p.m. police responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a hydro pole on Elgin Street near Creek Street in Wallaceburg.
The driver fled the scene, however with the assistance of witnesses, officers located the vehicle on Book Street.
Through investigation, police learned that the man was driving a stolen pick-up truck from Watford with a stolen ATV from Sarnia in the back.
Jacob Tessier, 27 years, of Warwick Street in Wallaceburg was arrested and charged with two counts of being in possession of property obtained by a crime over $5000, driving while under suspension, using plates not authorized for the vehicle and failing to remain at the scene of a collision.
He was released pending a future court date of June 10, 2020.
Man Charged with Mischief CK20015324
On Saturday afternoon, a woman was at a local gas station in Wallaceburg when a man known to her, stopped and kicked a light on her vehicle, causing it to break.
Last night, police located the man and he was arrested. The 40-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with mischief under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of June 5, 2020.
Man Charged with Domestic Related Offences CK20015536
Last night, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that during a verbal argument, the man damaged items in the home belonging to the woman.
Officers located the man a short distance away from the residence and he was arrested. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of a spring loaded knife.
The 40-year-old Bothwell man was charged with mischief under $5000 and being in possession of a prohibited weapon. He was released pending a future court date of June 5, 2020.
Found Personal Mobility Scooter CK20015504
Yesterday afternoon, a red mobility scooter was located near Cascades Casino on Richmond Street in Chatham.
The Chatham-Kent Police would like to return the scooter to its rightful owner. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Taylor at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87198. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service