Monday, March 8, 2021

Police: Serious collision, impaired driving, tools stolen, warrants

Police investigating serious collision

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, shortly after 6 p.m. emergency crews responded to a two vehicle collision on Wheatley Road near Goodreau Line.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a woman was driving westbound on Goodreau Line and upon entering the intersection was struck by a man driving southbound on Wheatley Road.

The 36-year-old woman driver sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

She was transferred to Windsor for further medical attention.

Her passenger, a 34-year-old man along with the other driver, a 41-year-old man were both transported to hospital as a precaution.

Total damage has been estimated at $30,000.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Constable Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

Man charged with impaired driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a collision on Colborne Street in Chatham.

Upon police arrival, officers learned that the man lost control of his vehicle and struck a hydro pole along with two unoccupied parked vehicles.

Total damage was estimated at $20,000.

Through investigation, police believed the man was driving while under the influence of a drug.

The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters where a Drug Recognition Expert conducted an evaluation.

As a result, the DRE officer believed the man was impaired by a drug.

A 25-year-old Howard Township man has been charged with impaired driving.

He was released pending a future court date of February 3, 2021

Youth charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On November 9, 2020 the youth was released from custody with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was not to attend a specific cottage in Shrewsbury.

Yesterday morning, the youth left home and was observed at the cottage in Shrewsbury.

The 15-year-old was arrested and charged with being unlawfully in a dwelling and failing to comply with his release conditions.

He was released pending a future court date of February 22, 2021 with an additional condition not to return to Shrewsbury.

Within three hours of being released, the youth made his way back to Shrewsbury by hitch hiking.

The youth was arrested again and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, a man wanted for failing to attend court following a criminal harassment investigation, attended police headquarters and turned himself in.

The 38-year-old Dresden man was arrested and held in custody pending a bail hearing.

He was released from court with a future court date of February 12, 2021.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, Lambton OPP located a man who was wanted for failing to attend court to provide a DNA sample.

A 25-year-old Sarnia man was transported back to Chatham-Kent and charged with failing to comply with a court order.

The DNA Order was completed and the man was released pending a future court date of February 23, 2021.

Theft of tools in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime over the past couple days, unknown suspects entered an unlocked garage on West Street and stole various items:

– Hitachi 12” green miter saw

– DeWalt drywall guns x2

– DeWalt sawzall

– Black and Decker commercial drill

– Makita heavy duty drill

– Bostitch nailer

– Bostitch stapler

– MasterCraft air nailer

– Electric grinder

– Schwinn women’s grey bicycle

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Grant Renders at grantr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87351.

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

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