Chatham-Kent, Ontario – The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 161 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested, and two were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Intoxication CK23056933
At 4:10 p.m., police responded to a well-being check on a man who appeared to be intoxicated at a public building on Queen Street in Chatham.
Officers arrived on the scene and located the man. He was found intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters.
The 75-year-old Chatham-Kent man was lodged in cells until he was sober.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving CK23056934
At 4:24 p.m., police responded to an impaired driver complaint on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg. Police received information the vehicle had driven over a curb and was travelling northbound.
Officers located the vehicle and believed the driver to be under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters for testing.
The 40-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was released when he was sober with conditions and a future court date of November 20, 2023. His vehicle was towed.
Man and Woman Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle CK23056999
On November 2, 2023, at 3:14 a.m., an officer patrolling on Haskell Road in Tilbury East Township was alerted by the Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR) of a stolen vehicle. The officer observed the vehicle and notified other officers on patrol.
While officers were positioning in the area to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle came to a stop and the driver attempted to flee on foot. Officers reacted quickly and safely took the man into custody. Upon identification, it was learned the man was prohibited from driving and wanted on a warrant by Windsor Police Service.
While conducting a search of the area, the woman passenger was found hiding in a ditch nearby. Upon identification, it was discovered she was on a Conditional Sentence Order and wanted on a warrant by Sarnia Police Service.
The 31-year-old Windsor man was charged with possession of stolen property over $5000, driving while prohibited, and dangerous driving.
The 38-year-old Sarnia woman was charged with possession of stolen property over $5000 and breaching a Conditional Sentence Order.
Both were transported to police headquarters and held for a bail hearing.