The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 222 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 5 people were arrested. There were 25 false 911 calls.
On Friday, November 30, 2019 at approximately 12:30 pm, police were dispatched to attend the area of 791 St. Clair Street, Chatham, in response to a call of a theft. Investigation revealed that 33 year old female from Dresden stole a smart watch, tablet and other electronics. She was arrested, charged with Theft and Possession Under $5,000 and later released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date to answer to the charge.
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On Friday, November 30, 2019 at approximately 9:00 pm, police were dispatched to attend the area of 80 Grand Avenue West, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. A highly intoxicated Blenheim man was located, causing a disturbance. Found unable to care for himself, the 34 year old male was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place, and lodged until sober.
Motor Vehicle Collisions
Police responded to 8 motor vehicle collisions yesterday. Safe and responsible driving is everyone’s responsibility. Police remind all drivers that being a safe and responsible driver takes a combination of knowledge, skills and attitude. Click the included link to the Ministry of Transportation website for more helpful information.
Make the Right Call – Every call is Important!
False 911 calls are continuing to pull officers away from incidents that require their attention.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to ensure that everyone knows what number to call should they require police assistance.
If you have a life threatening emergency or would like to report a crime in progress, please call 911 immediately and stay on the line.
For all other non-emergency incidents, please call our Dispatch Center at 519-352-1234.
If you would like to speak with an officer regarding a general inquiry, please call 519-436-6600 extension #222.
If you have information on a crime and wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Chatham-Kent Police reminds you not to call 911 unless it is an emergency
Please see our website for ideas on how to teach kids about 911 calls. https://ckpolice.com/911-emergency/