The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 166 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eight people were arrested.
Collision leads to Impaired Charges CK19062832
Last night, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Queen Street near Sunnyside Avenue in Chatham.
Through investigation, police believed the man responsible was driving while under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested. Breath tests were obtained and the man registered 2x over the legal limit.
Stephen Haviland, 66 years, of Dufferin Avenue in Chatham has been charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was released pending a future court date of December 24, 2019.
Man Charged with Impaired Driving CK19062877
Shortly after 2:00 a.m. this morning, police responded to the report of a man asleep behind the wheel of a running vehicle on Joseph Street in Chatham. Officers located the vehicle, which was locked and attempted to wake the driver by knocking on the window. After several attempts and fearing that the man may be experiencing a medical emergency, officers broke the window to make contact with the man.
Through investigation, police believed the man was under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested. The man provided breath tests, which registered over 2x the legal limit.
Dylan Warnock, 25 years, of Erieau Road in Blenheim has been charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was released pending a future court date of December 24, 2019.
Man Charged with Breaching Curfew CK19062881
On November 21, 2019 the man was released from Court with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed the man pushing a bicycle on Prospect Street in Tilbury.
The 57-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with failing to comply. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK19062743 – Yesterday morning, a man wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions attended police headquarters and turned himself in. The 26-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK19062789 – Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a family dispute at a residence in Chatham. Through investigation, police learned that a youth in the home was wanted by Sarnia Police. The 16-year-old teen was arrested and transported to Sarnia for court purposes.
CK19062807 – While in Sarnia, police arrested a man wanted on several outstanding warrants in Chatham-Kent. The 32-year-old Walpole Island man was transported back to Chatham and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with being Intoxicated in a Public Place CK19062845
Last night, police responded to the report of a suspicious man on Timmins Crescent in Chatham.
Officers located the man and for his own safety, he was taken into custody as he was unable to care for himself. The 57-year-old Chatham man has been charged with being intoxicated in a public place. He will be released when sober.
Theft of Meat in Chatham CK19062730
Sometime between Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. and Thursday at 7:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked garage on Fielder Avenue and stole three packs of frozen hamburger and two packs of frozen pork chops. Suspect(s) also attempted to steal a saw, but it fell and broke, so they left it behind.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kristen Charron at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #8107352. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Break and Enter in Ridgetown CK19062794
Sometime Wednesday night between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked residence on James Street and stole cash along with prescription medication.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jayme O’Reilly at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87006. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind everyone that old or unused medication may be returned to any pharmacy for safe disposal. This is a free service that ensures the medication does not end up on our streets in the wrong hands. For more information, please see https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/safe-disposal-prescription-drugs.html
Please join us tonight as Christmas parades continue here in Chatham-Kent.
The Christmas Parade in Blenheim is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The Christmas Parade in Bothwell is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
Bundle up the kids as Santa Claus is coming to town !!
For a complete list of parades in our community, please see https://myck.ca/santaclausparades/
National Day of Remembrance
Today is National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
On December 6, 1989, fourteen women were murdered at Montreal’s École Polytechnique for being women.
Together, we remember and honour them.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service