The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 210 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 10 people were arrested. There were 25 false 911 calls
Multiple Break and Enters CK23004563, CK23004570, CK2300457
On Friday, January 28, 2023 police were called to the Calbot Trail area in Chatham in response to break and enters. New homes under construction were entered and copper wiring was stolen. Residents are asked to report suspicious activity.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Levi Tetrault at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Man Arrested after Collision – CK23004751
At 1:47a.m. this morning, officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Centre Side Road, Chatham. The pick-up truck struck a hydro pole, causing extensive damage. The driver, a 21-year-old Chatham man, failed to remain at the scene, but soon located. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant and issued summons for Fail to Remain and Careless Driving.
Please use caution when driving. Snow on the roads may be hard-packed and slippery as ice. Or it can be smooth and soft. Wet snow can make for slushy roads. Heavy slush can build up in the wheel wells of your vehicle and can affect your ability to steer.
Remember to increase your following distance and look ahead as you drive, so you can recognize hazards with plenty time to respond. Consider purchasing snow tires for your vehicle, they improve traction in the snow.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service reminds all motorists to drive according to the road and weather conditions. Slow down and be prepared before heading out by checking the weather forecast or Ministry of Transportation Traveler Information Service at www.ontario.ca/511 as highway conditions are updated regularly.
Security Camera Registry
The Security Camera Registry is a community based crime prevention opportunity and investigative resource that enlists the help of Chatham-Kent residents. This registry enables community members to voluntarily identify their residential video surveillance location through a simple, secure, confidential, online form located on the Chatham-Kent Police Service website. Identified addresses will be mapped on a database of surveillance camera locations for officers to quickly and effectively direct resources when investigating criminal offences in your neighbourhood. Your participation in this innovative program can deter and prevent crime, and save lives.
See https://ckpolice.com/camera-registry/ for details.
Fraud Warning – Carbon Tax Credit Scam
The Chatham-Kent Police Service have received reports of suspicious phone calls that claim to offer Carbon Tax Credit. The victims are asked for their personal financial information in order to deposit the credit into their account.
- Calls offering government related tax benefits.
- Unsolicited calls requesting personal and banking information.
- Unsolicited calls asking you to confirm personal and financial information.
Don’t give out personal information
Beware of unsolicited calls where the caller asks you for personal information, such as:
- Your name
- Your address
- Your birthdate
- Your Social Insurance Number (SIN)
- Your credit card or banking information
If you did not initiate the call, you do not know who you’re talking to.
Learn more tips and tricks for protecting yourself at,
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