The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 180 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 7 people were arrested.
Man Charged with Impaired Driving – CK23019290
At approximately 4:51 p.m. yesterday, an off-duty Chatham-Kent Police officer observed a man operating a vehicle, nearly colliding with other vehicles. An on-duty officer attended the area, initiated a traffic stop and through investigation believed the man was driving under the influence of alcohol. The 25-year-old driver was arrested and transported to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters for breath tests. The man was charged with Operation while impaired and Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus). He was released from custody with a future court date of May 8, 2023 to answer to the charges.
Public Intoxication – CK23019316
Last night at around 7:48 p.m. officers responded a call of a woman walking and stumbling around the Woods Street area in Chatham. A 56-year-old Chatham woman was located, observed in an intoxicated state and un-able to care for herself. She was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters and lodged until sober. The woman was issued a Provincial Offence Notice for being intoxicated in a public place.
Public Intoxication – CK23019363
This morning at around 5:00 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance call on Margaret Avenue, Wallaceburg. A 32-year-old Wallaceburg woman was located, observed to be in an intoxicated state and un-able to care for herself. She was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters and lodged until sober. The woman was issued a Provincial Offence Notice for being intoxicated in a public place.
Lock it or Lose it
The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind everyone that criminals look for opportunities. As the nice weather seems to be upon us, we would like to remind citizens that a vehicle with an unlocked door or open window is an easy target. Protect yourself from being a victim of crime by always rolling up your windows, locking your doors and removing valuables from plain view.
If you’ve been a victim of theft from your vehicle, please report the incident by either calling us at 519-436-6600 extension #222 or by clicking http://ckpolice.com/online-crime-reporting/
Make the Right Call – Every Call is Important!
False 911 calls are continuing to pull officers away from incidents that require their attention.
911 is to be used for:
- Any life-threatening emergency
- Reporting crimes in progress
- Medical emergencies requiring an ambulance
- Reporting any Fire, Smoke or CO alarm, chemical spill or gas leak
When you call 911, stay on the line until a call taker answers. Do not hang up.
You can also reach Chatham-Kent Police at the following Non-Emergency Numbers…
- Call 519-352-1234 extension #9 – Our Dispatch Centre for all non-emergency incidents.
- Call 519-352-1234 extension #0 – The Front Desk Officer for advice over the phone.
- Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) – Crime Stoppers. If you have information on a crime and wish to remain anonymous. You may be eligible for a cash reward.
If you are looking for resources from the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, you can dial 311.
If you are looking for resources from Community and Social Services locally, you can dial 211.