The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 196 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Seven people were arrested.
Man Charged with Obstruct Police and Drug Possession CK20002352
Last night, an officer on general patrol observed a man riding a bicycle in the area of Princess Street and Colborne Street in Chatham with improper lighting and equipment. The officer stopped the man who then provided two different names. As the man was placed under arrest for obstruct police, he pulled away from the officer and a struggle ensued. The man was taken into custody and through investigation his true identity was learned which revealed that he was currently wanted for breaching his Probation Order and failing to attend court. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.
The 43-year-old Chatham man has been charged with obstruct police, resist arrest and drug possession. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK20002206 – Yesterday morning, police located a man on King Street in Chatham who was wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions. The 36-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK20002243 – Yesterday morning, police arrested a woman who was wanted for failing to attend court on two separate occasions. The 64-year-old Harwich Township woman was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK20002261 – Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a man wanted for breaching his Probation Order. The 45-year-old Chatham man was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK20002278 – Yesterday afternoon, officers at the Courthouse arrested a man wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions. The 48-year-old Chatham man was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK20002366 – Last night, police arrested a woman who was wanted for failing to sign in. Erica McDougall, 29 years, of Gray Street in Chatham was arrested and charged with failing to comply with her release conditions. She was released pending a future court date of January 28, 2020.
Stolen Vehicle in Wallaceburg CK20002395
Early this morning, between 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) stole a black 2015 Mazda 6 GT that was left unlocked and running in a parking lot on Nelson Street. The vehicle has tinted windows and was last seen with Ontario license plates BWWK 677.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ryan Kloostra at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #87144. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Traffic Enforcement CK20002251
Yesterday, members of the Traffic Unit conducted speed enforcement on Bloomfield Road.
Twenty-seven transport trucks were observed travelling through the area, with no infractions recorded.
Motor Vehicle Collisions
CK20002319 – Shortly after 6:30 p.m. last night, police responded to a three vehicle collision on Lacroix Street near Park Avenue in Chatham. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $12,000. A 90-year-old Chatham man was charged with careless driving.
CK20002320 – Around 7:00 p.m. last night, emergency personnel responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Queens Line between Merlin Road and Drake Road. The driver, a 23-year-old Chatham man, was transported to hospital as a precaution. He was charged with careless driving. Total damage was estimated at $5000.
Town Hall Meeting in Wallaceburg
This Thursday night, join Chief Gary Conn, Mr. John Norton and Councillor Marjorie Crew for a Wallaceburg Town Hall Meeting about Community Safety, Crime and Action at the UAW Hall on Elm Street at 7:00 p.m.
All are welcome to attend. RSVP is encouraged.
For more information, please see https://www.facebook.com/events/445516896140699/
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service