Friday, August 14, 2020

Police: MVC, warrants, stolen truck recovered

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a woman who was wanted for being in possession of a stolen credit card, using a stolen credit card, failing to comply with her Conditional Sentence Order and Probation Order.

The 30-year-old Chatham woman has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a man wanted for failing to attend Court and for his fingerprints last month.

The 29-year-old Chatham man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Early this morning, an officer on general patrol located a man on Thames Street in Chatham who was wanted for firearm related offences, possession for the purposes of trafficking and failing to attend court.

The 39-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police recover stolen truck in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police recovered a stolen grey Ford Ranger in the parking lot of an apartment building on Thames Street.

The truck was reported stolen from the Lakeshore area.

The vehicle was towed from the scene and the registered owner was notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Scott Nevills at scottn@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87326.

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

Woman charged with careless driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 5 p.m. last night, police responded to a four vehicle collision on Queens Line between Wheeler Line and Davidson Road.

Minor injuries were reported.

Total damage was estimated at $6,000.

A 52-year-old Wallaceburg woman was charged with careless driving.

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, members of the Traffic Unit conducted speed enforcement on Coatsworth Road.

Several vehicles were observed travelling through the area with everyone obeying the speed limit.

No tickets were issued.

The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind motorists that officers will be out in full force this holiday season in an effort to keep our roads safe.

Please wear your seat belt, watch your speed, put your phone down and don’t drive while impaired.

If you’re enjoying festive beverages over the holidays, plan ahead to stay overnight, call a cab, use a designated driver or call Home James.

If you believe someone is driving while impaired, please call 911 immediately.

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