The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 159 calls for service in the past 24 hours. 7 people were arrested.
Pursuit in Dover Township leads to 3 arrests – CK19041165
Yesterday morning before 7:00 am police received a complaint of a theft of gas at a Thamesville business, however the suspect vehicle, a Red pick-up truck, fled the area before police arrival. At shortly after 7:00 am police located the suspect vehicle on Bear Line and a pursuit was initiated. The vehicle drove through various farm fields, causing damage to crops and after a short period of time the driver stopped the vehicle and fled on foot into a marsh area where he stole a boat. The two passengers of the motor vehicle were arrested by community patrol members and the vehicle was found to be stolen from the London area. Chatham-Kent Police community patrol, marine unit, UAV (drone), and K9 units were all utilized in an attempt to locate the accused. At 1:50 pm the accused was tracked by K9 through a corn field and arrested by police. The 36 year old Kettle Point man was held pending a bail hearing.
Man charged with theft – CK19041187
Yesterday morning at 10:25 am Chatham-Kent Police received a complaint of a shoplifter at a Chatham business. The 26 year old Alvinston man was arrested by store security and turned over to Chatham-Kent Police and charged with theft under $5000 and possession of property obtained by crime not exceeding $5000. He was held pending a bail hearing.
Executed warrant – CK19041268
Yesterday evening at 8:30 pm Chatham-Kent Police located a female party wanted on an outstanding Provincial Offences Act warrant. The 45 year old Wallaceburg woman was transported to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters, processed and released on a POA Undertaking.
Cst. Brad Hessel
Chatham-Kent Police Service