The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 157 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Man Charged with Drug Possession CK19056714
Just before 8:00 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to the report of a suspicious man on Emma Street in Chatham. Officers located the man and through investigation learned that he was wanted for failing to attend court in September. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine, fentanyl, two boxes of .22 cal long rifle ammunition and a counterfeit $100 bill.
The 40-year-old Chatham man was charged with unauthorized possession of ammunition, possession of counterfeit money and two counts of drug possession. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Break and Enter CK19056793
On Sunday, an elderly man in Wallaceburg was awoken around 3:00 a.m. by a noise in his home. While searching his home, he found his great grandson hiding in the living room. He gained entry into the home through a window. Fearing a confrontation, the man allowed his great grandson to sleep in his home. In the morning, the man realized that his great grandson was gone and had stolen his Team Canada jacket, cell phone, cash and debit card.
Through investigation, police learned that the stolen debit card had been used at a local convenience store multiple times and that this was not the first time he had stolen items from this home.
Yesterday afternoon, police located the great grandson in Chatham and he was arrested. The 22-year-old Wallaceburg man has been charged with break and enter and two counts of theft. He was released pending a future court date of November 20, 2019.
CK19056795 – Yesterday afternoon, police located a man who was wanted for being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, resist arrest and failing to attend court. The 25-year-old Tilbury man was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK19056822 – Last night, a man wanted for breaching his Probation Order, failing to comply with his release conditions, mischief under $5000 and failing to attend court was arrested in Windsor. The 31-year-old man was transported back to Chatham-Kent for court purposes. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Motor Vehicle Collisions
CK19056715 – Yesterday morning, around 8:00 a.m. police responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Queen Street and Mill Street in Tilbury. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $80,000. Both drivers were charged with failing to stop for an amber light.
CK19056746 – Shortly after 11:00 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Oxley Drive near St. Clair Street in Chatham. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $7000. The driver at fault was charged with failing to stop for the amber light.
CK19056762 – Shortly after 12:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a two vehicle collision involving a fuel tanker on Queens Line. Minor injuries were reported. Total damage was estimated at $7500. Queens Line between Drake Road and Dillon Road was closed until 5:00 p.m. as crews cleaned up the diesel spill. We would like to thank everyone for their patience and cooperation. The collision remains under investigation.
CK19056765 – Just before 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Drake Road. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $2200. A 19-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to share the roadway.
CK19056768 – Around 1:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Grand Avenue between Courthouse Lane and Keil Drive in Chatham. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $5000. The driver at fault was charged with following too closely.
CK19056726 – Yesterday morning, members of the Traffic Unit conducted speed enforcement on Mill Street West in Tilbury. Five motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.
Depositing of Leaves on Roadway
Fallen leaves are meant to be raked up so your kids can jump in them.
We would like to remind everyone that leaves are not to be raked and thrown onto the roadway. This not only poses a hazard to motorists but it’s a by-law offence.
Those found in contravention, may be issued a $100 fine.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service