The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 174 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Six people were arrested, and four were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Drug Offences CK23015101
At 8:56 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Edgar Street in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned the driver was driving with a suspended license and was prohibited from driving due to an impaired driving conviction.
Upon a search, incident to arrest, a significate amount of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl and Canadian currency was seized. The vehicle was towed and impounded for 45 days.
The 65-year-old Ridgetown man was charged with operating a motor vehicle while prohibited and three counts of possessing a controlled substance with the purpose of trafficking. He was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of May 5, 2023.
Man Arrested for Intimate Partner Violence CK23015128
On March 30, 2023, at 2:35 a.m., police responded to Manning Drive in Chatham for a domestic dispute.
Upon arrival, police learned the man and the woman had verbally argued. The argument escalated with the man spat at the woman and pushed her, causing her to fall.
The 37-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with two counts of assault. He was transported to police headquarters and was released with conditions and a future court date of April 24, 2023.
Security Camera Registry
This program is designed to enhance public safety by allowing the police to quickly and efficiently identify potential security footage that could be used in investigations.
By registering your security cameras with the Chatham-Kent Police Service, you are providing valuable information that could help solve crimes in your community. The registry is free and voluntary, and all information provided is strictly confidential. The police will only contact you if they require footage from your cameras that may assist in an investigation.
The registry is a simple process that can be completed online through the Chatham-Kent Police website. You will need to provide basic information about your camera system, including the location of your cameras and your contact information.
Participating in the security camera registry program is an excellent way to contribute to the safety and security of your community. By working together with the police, we can help prevent and solve crimes, making Chatham-Kent a safer place for everyone to live, work, and play.
For more information see Security Camera Registry – Chatham-Kent Police Service (ckpolice.com)