Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Police: 911 hang up & B&E, highway safety enforcement, shoplifting

Highway safety enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On November 19, 2020 members of the Chatham-Kent Police performed a Roadway Safety Blitz throughout the Municipality.

16 Provincial Offence Notices were issued for various Highway Traffic Act Infractions.

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board reported approximately 110,000 collisions resulting in personal injuries in 2018.

Keeping the roads of Chatham-Kent safe continues to be a priority for the Chatham-Kent Police.

Shoplifter arrested

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On November 19, 2020 a 29-year-old Chatham man attended a commercial location in Chatham that he had been previously trespassed from.

Once at this location the man began shoplifting.

He was taken into custody by Loss Prevention at this location and subsequently arrested by police.

The man was released with a future court date and theft, possession of stolen property and trespassing charges.

911 call and a break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: At approximately 12:13 a.m. on November 20, 2020 the Chatham-Kent Police received a hang-up 911 call in the area of Emma Street in Chatham.

Officers were dispatched to the area to ascertain the reason for the call.

Upon checking the area a commercial business was found to have its front door window broken.

A 35-year-old Chatham man was located inside the building.

He was arrested for break and enter and released with a future court date.

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