Monday, December 9, 2019

Cops: Crashes with deer, B&E’s, false 911 calls

Break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Thursday, November 21, at approximately 9:30 a.m., police were dispatched to attend the area of 200 Riverview in response to a call of a break and enter.

Investigation revealed that at 3:52 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the Unifor Union building and stole approximately $2,000 worth of electronics.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable W. Sharrow at willsh@chatham-kent.ca.

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

Break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Thursday, November 21, at approximately 8 p.m., police were dispatched to attend the area of Sloan Rd. Merlin in response to a call of a break and enter.

Investigation revealed a break in to a shed on the property and stole approximately $20,000 worth of power tools.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable M. Smith at marksm@chatham-kent.ca.

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

Motor vehicle collisions

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Police continue to respond motor vehicle collisions involving deer.

Luckily, no one was physically injured.

We would like to remind motorists that October to January is the peak time for collisions with wildlife, especially during dusk and dawn hours.

If you’re travelling during these hours, please watch your speed, stay alert, use your high beams when possible and scan both sides of the road ahead for shining eyes.

Make the Right Call – Every call is Important!

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: False 911 calls are continuing to pull officers away from incidents that require their attention.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to ensure that everyone knows what number to call should they require police assistance.

If you have a life threatening emergency or would like to report a crime in progress, please call 911 immediately and stay on the line.

For all other non-emergency incidents, please call our Dispatch Center at 519-352-1234.

If you would like to speak with an officer regarding a general inquiry, please call 519-436-6600 extension #222.

If you have information on a crime and wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Chatham-Kent Police reminds you not to call 911 unless it is an emergency

Please see our website at calling-911 for ideas on how to teach kids about 911 calls.

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