– CK police briefs

Collision investigation hurts driving costs

A 22-year-old Wallaceburg man faces multiple charges, including improper driving, after a car accident in Wallaceburg early Thursday morning.

Chatham-Kent police said officers were called to the scene on Dufferin Avenue about 7 a.m. Thursday and believed the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He also allegedly gave police a false name.

Police arrested him and took him back to police headquarters for a breath test, and later charged him with obstructing police, driving inconveniently, suspended from driving, prohibited from driving and refusing to meet breathing requirements.

The accused was taken into custody and later released at a future court date.


Target tool during the Wallaceburg break-in

Chatham-Kent police are seeking tips from the public as they try to resolve a break-in at a Wallaceburg business in which someone took off with a large number of tools.

Police said the unidentified suspect forced his way into the shop on James Street between 10pm and 11pm on Wednesday.

Anyone with information should contact Constable Nicole Letourneau at [email protected] or 519-436-6600 Email #87057.

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


Chatham man charged after police discover stolen trailer and car

A 53-year-old Chatham man is facing charges for allegedly carrying a trailer stolen from Windsor and a car stolen from Chatham.

Police said they made the discovery on the Knights Line in Blenheim about 2.30pm on Thursday.

Owners of both the trailer and the car were notified and arrangements were made to return them.

Police found the man holding them charged and later released at a future court date.

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