(The Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking, Facebook)

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Did you know that the Hotline is a confidential, multilingual service that operates 24/7 to assist victims and survivors with services to ensure they get help and stay safe?

The Hotline also accepts tips from the public in an effort to identify those responsible for human trafficking.

As a referral partner to the Hotline, the Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind everyone that if you suspect someone is being exploited for human gain, please call:

– Hotline 1-833-900-1010

– CKPS 519-352-1234

– Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

For more information, please see https://www.canadianhumantraffickinghotline.ca/

Man charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On August 23, 2019 police responded to a break and enter from a barn on Shewburg Road in Ridgetown.

Through investigation, police identified the man responsible.

Last night, a 62-year-old Shrewsbury man was arrested and charged with break and enter.

He was released pending a future court date of October 8, 2019.

Man charged with theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Saturday, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Home Hardware Building Centre on Keil Drive in Chatham.

The man fled the store prior to police arrival, making no attempt to pay for the grip tape that he concealed on his person.

Through investigation, police identified the man responsible.

Early this morning, an officer on general patrol observed the man in a parking lot on Grand Avenue in Chatham and he was arrested.

A 26-year-old Chatham man has been charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

He was released pending a future court date of October 25, 2019.

Motor Vehicle Collision

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on River Line between Harwich Road and Bedford Road.

The driver, a 29-year-old Chatham woman was not injured.

She was charged with careless driving.

Total damage was estimated at $3,000.