The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 159 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Two people were arrested.
Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision CK19055101
Shortly after 6:00 p.m. last night, emergency crews responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Riverview Line between Bloomfield Road and Dillon Road. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 75-year-old Raleigh Township woman was driving westbound on Riverview Line, when she left the roadway and struck a tree. The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Members of the Chatham-Kent Police offer their deepest condolences to the woman’s family and friends.
The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Randy Whittaker at email@example.com or 519-355-1092.
Man Charged with Property Related Offences CK19055120
Sometime late Thursday night or early Friday morning, unknown suspect(s) entered a vehicle on Chestnut Drive in Chatham and stole credit cards and personal identification.
Through investigation, police learned that a credit card had been used at a local grocery store to make three purchases. Video surveillance of the transactions were obtained and police identified the man responsible.
Last night, police located the man and he was arrested. The 26-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with possession of a credit card knowing it was obtained by an offence, unauthorized use of a credit card and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Mischief CK19055040
Yesterday morning, police responded to a landlord and tenant dispute in Chatham.
Through investigation, a 30-year-old man was arrested and charged with mischief under $5000 after damaging a door. He was released pending a future court date of November 5, 2019.
Stolen Bicycles in Chatham CK19055029
Sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning, unknown suspect(s) forced their way into a garage on Cardinal Crescent causing about $1000 damage.
Once inside, the suspect(s) stole:
– a men’s black Trek Hybrid bicycle with ‘Trek’ written in silver on the frame
– a women’s blue Norco Liv bicycle with white tires and seat
Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1500.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jessica Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #8107333. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Theft in Thamesville CK19055136
Sometime yesterday, unknown suspect(s) stole a black homemade trailer from a business on Industrial Road. The trailer is approximately 4’x8’ with a wire tailgate and was last seen with Ontario license plate M5084M. Also stolen were a camo Baja Wilderness 250 ATV and a child’s red Polaris ATV. Neither ATV were plated.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kelly Helbin at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87246. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
National Teen Driver Safety Week
In support of National Teen Driver Safety Week, officers will be attending high schools across Chatham-Kent in an effort to monitor and educate young drivers with safe driving tips. This week, the primary focus will be on impaired, distracted and aggressive driving.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service