The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 194 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Nine people were arrested.
Male Arrested on Outstanding Warrants – CK23020692
Last night police located a male in the area of St. Clair Street in Chatham who was known to be wanted on outstanding warrants. The 26-year old male was arrested, transported to the Chatham-Kent Police Service for booking and was held pending a bail hearing.
Male Arrested on Outstanding Warrant – CK23020700
Last night police located a male near a business on King Street West in Chatham who was known to be wanted on an outstanding warrant. The 53-year old male was arrested on the strength of the warrant, transported to the Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters for booking and held pending a bail hearing.
Male Arrested for Impaired Operation – CK23020708
Last night police responded to a traffic complaint in the area on Queens Line in Chatham. The involved vehicle was located and a traffic stop was initiated. . Through investigation the officer believed the male driving was driving while impaired by alcohol. The male was arrested and transported to the OPP detachment for breath tests. The 42-year old male of Leamington was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit and held pending a bail hearing.
Liquor Licence Act – CK23020758
Early this morning police located a male in the area of King Street West in Chatham highly intoxicated and unable to care for himself. The 23-year old male was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place, transported to the Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters for booking and held until sober.
Attempted Murder – CK23020747
On April 30th, 2023, at approximately 01:00am, the victim a 32-year-old adult male was shot after having a confrontation with a second male person while in the area of King St. W. and Fifth St. Chatham, Ontario. The accused a 25-year-old male has been placed under arrest, transported to Police Headquarters, and scheduled to make a court appearance later this date. The victim is currently undergoing treatment for his injuries, listed in stable condition. The investigation has determined this to be an isolated incident between persons known to each other.
This continues to be an active investigation, if you have information in relation to this Attempted murder, please contact Constable Brad HYATT at BRADH@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 288. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.