Motor Vehicle Collision involving cows

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 2 a.m. this morning, police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving livestock on Eleventh Line near Horton Line.

Approximately 200 head of cattle escaped their pen and wandered away.

A vehicle travelling in the area struck and killed two cows.

A passenger in the vehicle was transported to hospital as a precaution.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $8,000.

The owner was located and the cattle were corralled.

Pursuit leads to charges for Wallaceburg woman

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police received information about a suspicious vehicle in the Wallaceburg area.

An officer on general patrol located the vehicle travelling southbound on Highway 40 just outside of Wallaceburg.

As the officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the woman accelerated and drove erratically at high speeds almost striking the police cruiser and northbound vehicles.

A tire deflation device was deployed, however the woman continued driving at high rates of speed on the rims.

Four police cruisers were damaged as the woman was stopped from entering the City of Chatham as she approached Pioneer Line. Total damage has been estimated at $5,000.

Luckily, no one was physically injured.

The 31-year-old Wallaceburg woman was arrested and charged with flight from police and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

She was also arrested on outstanding warrants for failing to attend court, flight from police, driving while under suspension, careless driving and drug possession.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Tuesday, a man was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was to reside at a specific address in Shrewsbury.

Yesterday morning, police conducted a compliance check and learned from the homeowner that the man had never lived there nor did he have permission to live there.

A couple hours later, police located the man in Ridgetown and he was arrested.

The 34-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with failing to comply.

He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Woman charged with mischief

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, the woman attended her mother’s residence in Chatham and a verbal argument began.

As the mother refused her entry into the home, the woman used a rake and broke a window.

Police responded to the area and located the woman as she was leaving.

The 33-year-old woman of no fixed address was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man Charged with being intoxicated in a public place

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Late last night, police responded to a disturbance on Lacroix Street in Chatham.

An 18-year-old Chatham man was found to be under the influence of alcohol and taken into custody for his own safety as he was unable to care for himself.

He was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and released this morning when sober.