Saturday, November 27, 2021

Police: Arson, serious crash, graffiti in Wallaceburg, impaired driving

Serious collision in Harwich Township

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Saturday afternoon, around 5 p.m. police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Pinehurst Line.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the man was travelling westbound on Pinehurst Line when he lost control of his car, left the roadway and struck a tree.

The 30-year-old Chatham man was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with serious injuries and transferred to London via Ornge Air Ambulance.

Total damage was estimated at $5,000.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police conducted traffic enforcement on McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham.

11 motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.

One person was charged with driving while prohibited.

Mischief in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime over the weekend, unknown suspects spray-painted the playground equipment at Glassford Park on King Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kristen Charron at kristenc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87352.

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

Theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Saturday, October 16, 2021 at approximately 10:15 p.m., police were dispatched to attend 55 McNaughton Ave. in Wallaceburg in response to a call of a theft of bicycle.

An unknown suspect stole a white CCM mountain bike from the Circle-K Variety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chandler at peterc@chatham-kent.ca.

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

Arson

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Saturday, October 16, 2021 at approximately 11 p.m., police were dispatched to attend an address on Third Street in Chatham in response to a call of an arson.

Officers learned that the resident set fire to a plastic storage container filled with paper inside her living room.

The 38-year-old Chatham woman was arrested for arson, transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters and lodged for a bail hearing.

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On September 15, 2021 the man was released from Court with several conditions.

One of the conditions stated that he was not to communicate with a specific Blenheim woman.

Yesterday morning, police responded to a call for service at the woman’s home.

Through investigation, the man was found failing to comply with his conditions.

The 48-year-old Blenheim man was arrested and charged with one count of failing to comply.

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

Woman charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Friday morning, police responded to a break and enter in progress at a residence in Chatham.

Officers entered the residence and located the woman inside.

The 41-year-old woman of Windsor was arrested and charged with break and enter.

She was released with a future court date of November 12th, 2021.

Collision leads to impaired driving charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Friday evening, around 11:30 p.m. police responded to a single motor vehicle collision in Chatham.

Officers located the driver nearby and through investigation believed he was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters for breath tests.

The 43-year-old Chatham man has been charged with impaired driving.

He was released pending a future court date of November 9th, 2021.

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