Friday, December 13, 2019

Police: Fraud warning, MVC, B&E, impaired driving

Police investigate collision

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just after 10 p.m. last night, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision which had collided with a sign on Tecumseh Line in Tilbury Township.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the vehicle was travelling on Tecumseh Line, left the roadway and struck a large sign.

The driver of the motor vehicle, a 27-year-old Stoney Point male, was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

He was then air lifted to Victoria Hospital in London with critical 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.

Woman charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, a female party forced her way into an ex-boyfriend’s residence on Park Ave East.

Upon police arrival, all parties were spoken to and it was learned the female, broke into the residence and removed items from inside.

The 36-year-old Chatham female was arrested and charged with break and enter and theft.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

While in police custody, the female party caused damage to her cell, she has also been charged with mischief.

Stolen vehicle in Ridgetown

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime last night between 9:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. unknown suspects stole a silver 2003 Chevy Silverado that was parked at a residence on Teetzle line.

The vehicle was last seen with Ontario license plates ATRAPR.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cheryl McVicar at cherylm@chahtam-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #85018.

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

Fraud warning

The Chatham-Kent Police continues to receive complaints from citizens on a regular basis regarding new frauds going around.

It is important to not give out any personal information to anyone over the telephone.

If you receive a suspected fraud email or phone call, please delete it immediately and report it to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/index-eng.htm

Break and enter in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime overnight on Monday, unknown suspects forced their way into a business on Queen Street in Chatham.

The suspect broke a front door and window to gain entry.

Once inside, the suspects stole a large amount of hair care products valued over $300.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bryan Vaughan at bryanv@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87164.

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

Man charged with impaired driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just after 7 p.m. on Monday
night officers received a call about a possible impaired driver.

Officers on general patrol were able to locate the suspect vehicle on Park Ave in Chatham.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and through investigation suspected the man was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

He was arrested and transported to police headquarters for breath tests.

A 27-year-old Chatham man charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit.

He was released pending a future court date of August 6th, 2019.

His vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded as per the Vehicle Impoundment Program.

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