Monday, November 18, 2019

Police: Serious MVC, fishing equipment stolen

Police investigate life-threatening motor vehicle collision

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 6 p.m. last night, emergency crews responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a vehicle and riding lawn-mower on Gleeson Line in Tilbury Township.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a vehicle travelling eastbound struck a riding lawn-mower which had pulled out of a private driveway and onto the roadway.

The driver of the riding lawn-mower, a 65-year-old Tilbury Township woman was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, then air lifted to London Health Sciences Centre with life-threatening injuries.

The passenger of the riding lawn-mower, a Tilbury Township male youth was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle did not sustain any physical injuries.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Randy Whittaker at randyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

Theft of fishing equipment in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime over the past week, unknown suspects entered a shed on Chenal Road and stole 6 Shimano Tiger fishing rods and 6 Okuma reels.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $2,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chadd Murphy at chaddm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87266.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Youth charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On October 3, 2018 a youth entered into a probation order with several conditions.

Two of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

Last night, police received information that the youth was out past his curfew.

Officers located the youth just before 8 p.m. and he was arrested.

Through investigation, police further learned that the youth has been missing school and not abiding by house rules.

The 16-year-old Chatham youth has been charged with two counts of failing to comply with his probation order.

He remains in police custody this morning.

Man charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 8:30 p.m. last night, police responded to a disturbance between two men known to each other in Dresden.

A Wallaceburg man forced his way into a home in Dresden causing about $250 damage and confronted the homeowner regarding a personal matter.

As the homeowner called police, the man fled.

Approximately an hour later, officers located the man in Wallaceburg and he was arrested.

The 33-year-old Wallaceburg man has been charged with break and enter.

He was released pending a future court date of May 22, 2019.

Theft of copper wiring in Blenheim

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning, unknown suspects entered a locked utility shed at Thompsons Ltd. and stole a minimal amount of copper wiring from a portable conveyor unit causing about $1,000 damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Taylor at miketa@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87198.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Theft of Tools in Shrewsbury

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Thursday and yesterday, unknown suspects entered a cottage under renovation on Adelaide Street.

Various tools valued at $700 were stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Taylor at miketa@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87198.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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