The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 166 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Three people were arrested.
Man Charged with Break and Enter CK19047416
On Monday afternoon, police responded to the report of a break and enter at AgMedica Bioscience Inc. on Riverview Drive in Chatham. At this time, video surveillance showed a man entering the property early Monday morning through a hole in the fence.
Through investigation, police identified the man and he was arrested yesterday morning. The 38-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with break and enter. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
Update: Theft in Blenheim CK19047414
As previously released yesterday, sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, unknown suspect(s) stole a Postma Fitness sign that was left on the sidewalk in front of the Talbot Street West business.
Due to the power of social media, the sign was returned to the business late yesterday afternoon. As per the owner’s wishes, no further police action will be taken.
Thank you everyone for your assistance.
Motor Vehicle Collision CK19047470
Shortly after 2:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a two vehicle collision in the construction zone on Charing Cross Road between Ninth Line and Eighth Line. As a result of the collision, the flag person was struck. He was transported to hospital for medical attention of non-life-threatening injuries.
Total damage was estimated at $2000. The collision remains under investigation.
The Ministry of Labour was notified of the incident.
The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind motorists to please slow down and pay attention when approaching or driving through a construction zone.
Thefts in Wallaceburg
CK19047412 – Sometime between Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) entered a shed on Bruce Street and stole a power washer, electric chainsaw, electric clippers and frozen meat. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1200. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chadd Murphy at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87266.
CK19047419 – Sometime between Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. and Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) entered a fenced compound on Gillard Street. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole batteries and an airbag device used to overturn vehicles from a tow truck. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $2500. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Steve Gagnon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #8107339.
CK19047422 – Sometime between Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. unknown suspect(s) entered the fenced compound at ThruFlow Inc on Gillard Street. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole a cell phone and keys from a parked truck. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Steve Gagnon at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #8107339.
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 if you see or hear anything suspicious, please call us immediately at 519-352-1234.
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Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service