The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 181 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 4 people were arrested.
Man Arrested for Being Intoxicated in a Public Place CK22061504
Yesterday at 12:40 p.m., police responded to a suspicious person call on Wellington St. in Chatham. Upon arrival, police located the man. He was intoxicated and unable to care for himself.
The 39-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to police headquarters. He was lodged until he was sober.
Suspicious Person Call – CK22061533
Yesterday at 4:08 p.m. yesterday police responded to a suspicious person call on St. Clair St. in Chatham. Multiple calls were received, describing a man walking on St. Clair Street wearing a mask and a carrying a home made spear strapped to their back. The suspect was located, and it was determined that they were on conditions not to possess any weapon. The suspect was arrested, transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters, and later released from custody with a future court date of February 6, 2023.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving CK23000047
Today at 4:10 a.m. emergency crews responded to Dawn Mills Road a single motor vehicle collision.
The driver, a 23-year-old man from Dresden was transported to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for minor injuries. The responding officer believed the man to be under the influence of alcohol and arrested him.
The driver has been charged with a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit and operation while impaired – alcohol. He has been released with conditions pending a future court date of January 16, 2023.
Chatham-Kent Police Citizens Online Reporting System
Using the online crime reporting system allows you to submit a report anytime, anywhere and print an unofficial copy of the police report.
The following incidents MAY be reported* through our online tool: *less than $5000
- Lost Property
- Theft from Vehicle
- Damage/Mischief to Property
- Damage/Mischief to Vehicle
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Make the Right Call – Every call is Important!
False 911 calls are continuing to pull officers away from incidents that require their attention.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to ensure that everyone knows what number to call should they require police assistance.
If you have a life threatening emergency or would like to report a crime in progress, please call 911 immediately.
For all other non-emergency incidents, please call our Dispatch Center at 519-352-1234.
If you would like to speak with an officer regarding a general inquiry, please call 519-352-1234 extension #9.
If you have information on a crime and wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477),
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
Chatham-Kent Police remind you not to call 911 unless it is an emergency