The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 169 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Fifteen people were arrested, and six were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Assault CK23005272
At 12:38 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on Park Avenue East in Chatham.
Upon arrival, police learned the man was engaged in a verbal argument with his mother and grandmother. The argument escalated when the man assaulted both women and caused damage to a lock and a window.
Policed also learned the man was bound by a release order.
The 24-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with two counts of mischief, two counts of assault and breach of recognizance. He was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of March 6, 2023.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving CK23005320
At 5:31 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Queens Line in Raleigh Township after witnessing the vehicle crossing into oncoming traffic and almost collide with an ambulance.
The officer believed the man was driving his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, and he was arrested. The man was transported to police headquarters for further breath tests.
Taylor Williams, 27 years of Raleigh Township, was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He has been released with conditions pending a future court date of February 13, 2023.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision
On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at approximately 6:38 a.m., emergency crews responded to a motor vehicle collision on Queens Line, west of McDougall Line in Tilbury East Township.
A Windsor man was travelling west on Queens Line in a brown Nissan when he crossed into the eastbound traffic lane. The man collided head-on with a white Cadillac travelling east, and the vehicle rested on the road’s south side.
The Chatham man driving the white Cadillac was transported to a local hospital and treated for severe but non-life-threatening injuries.
The Windsor man driving the brown Nissan was extricated from his vehicle. Medical personnel attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful, and he succumbed to his injuries.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service Traffic Unit is currently investigating the collision and asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have information to contact Constable Kristin Charron at 519-355-1092 or firstname.lastname@example.org.