The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 150 calls for service in the last 24 hours.
Missing Elderly Man in Dresden- CK23066204
The Chatham-Kent Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing man from Dresden.
Johan Boldt (85 years) was last seen in the area of Sydenham Street and Stephen Lane in Dresden around 4:00 p.m on December 30th, 2023.
Johan is described as a Caucasian male, 5’8”, 160lbs, with white hair. Johan was last seen wearing blue jean overalls and glasses. .
Police have concerns for his well-being. Please contact the Chatham-Kent Police immediately if you have seen Johan or know of his whereabouts 519-352-1234 extension 9.
Break and Enter – CK23066165
Yesterday at approximately 1:30 p.m. officers attended the Talbot Trail area in Blenheim in response to a call of a break and enter. Officers learned that in the early morning hours, unknown suspect(s) entered a residence stealing over $2,000 in jewelry.
If you have any information to assist this investigation and identify those responsible, please contact Constable Mark Smith at email@example.com or 519-436-6600. Anonymous callers may call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Licence Plate Renewals.
It’s fast and it’s FREE. Your vehicle must have a valid licence plate and be insured to drive legally in Ontario. The licence plate renewal period varies depending on type of vehicle and if you choose to renew for 1 or 2 years.
Passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, motorcycle and mopeds
Owners of passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles under 3,000 kg, motorcycles and mopeds must renew licence plates every 1 or 2 years, usually before your birthday. Expired licence plates are subject to enforcement action.
If you own one of these types of vehicles, when you renew:
- you will no longer receive a sticker
- you do not have to pay licence plate renewal fees
- law enforcement will be instantly aware your licence plate was renewed
It’s the law to update your driver’s licence and vehicle permit (the green ownership document) within 6 days of a move. You can update your address online or by visiting a ServiceOntario centre.
Make the Right Call – Every Call is Important!
False 911 calls are continuing to pull officers away from incidents that require their attention.
911 is to be used for:
Any life-threatening emergency
Reporting crimes in progress
Medical emergencies requiring an ambulance
Reporting any Fire, Smoke or CO alarm, chemical spill or gas leak
When you call 911, stay on the line until a call taker answers. Do not hang up.
You can also reach Chatham-Kent Police at the following Non-Emergency Numbers…
Call 519-352-1234 extension #9 – Our Dispatch Centre for all non-emergency incidents.
Call 519-352-1234 extension #0 – The Front Desk Officer for advice over the phone.
Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) – Crime Stoppers. If you have information on a crime and wish to remain anonymous. You may be eligible for a cash reward.
If you are looking for resources from the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, you can dial 311.
If you are looking for resources from Community and Social Services locally, you can dial 211.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or thinking about suicide, call or text 988. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.