Police Briefs- Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after a stolen vehicle was found abandoned in a ditch in Ridgetown.

Police say on Wednesday around 4am, officers responded to an abandoned vehicle in a ditch at the corner of Colby Rd. and Gosnell Line in Ridgetown.

Through investigation, police determined that the white Ford Fusion had been stolen sometime after 10pm on Tuesday from the owner’s residence in Ridgetown.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Paul Myers at [email protected] or 519-436-6600 ext. 2512. Anonymous callers may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after over $1,000 worth of items were stolen during a break and enter.

Sometime between November 9 and November 19, police say unknown suspect(s) went into a residence through an unlocked garage door.

According to police, the suspects stole a red Honda EU 2000 generator, a GPS, a Blackberry Playbook and an iPod.

Police say the suspect(s) also caused about $1,000 worth of damage to the homeowner’s 50 inch Samsung television.

The total value of the stolen items has been estimated at $1,600.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bryan Vaughan at [email protected] or 519-436-6600 ext. 87164. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.


Police are asking for the public’s help to find an e-bike that was stolen in Chatham.

Sometime between midnight and 8am on Tuesday, police say unknown suspect(s) stole a red Lisha e-bike from a carport on Harvey St. in Chatham.

Police say the e-bike is covered in Detroit Red Wings stickers and valued at around $400.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bryan Vaughan at [email protected] or 519-436-6600 ext. 87164. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man for failing to comply with a court-ordered condition.

Police say on Friday, a man appeared in court after being charged with break and enter. According to police, he was released with several conditions, including living at a specific address in Chatham.

Police say on Tuesday, officers went to the address and discovered the man was not living there.

Just before 1am on Wednesday, police say they found the man riding his bicycle in Chatham.

A 33-year-old man was arrested and charged with failing to comply.

He has been held in custody to await a bail hearing.


Chatham-Kent police are looking for information after a trailer was stolen from a windmill site.

Sometime over weekend, police say unknown suspect(s) stole a white 2013 Interstate cargo trailer from a windmill site on Oldfield Line in Tupperville.

The trailer contained around $41,000 worth of tools.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable David Miller at [email protected] or 519-436-6600 ext. 87231. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

A Tupperville man has been charged after police say he failed to yield from a driveway and caused a collision.

Police say around 4:30pm, officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on Grand Ave. W near Sandys St. in Chatham.

According to police, no one was injured.

The total damage was estimated at $3,000.

Police say a 65-year-old Tupperville man was charged with failing to yield from a driveway.

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a Sarnia man for careless driving.

On Tuesday around 4:30pm, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on St. George St. in Dresden.

Minor injuries were reported.

The total damage was estimated at $11,000.

Police say a 32-year-old Sarnia man was charged with careless driving.

A Chatham man has been charged after police say he was involved in a two-vehicle collision.

Police say on Tuesday at 6:15pm, emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle collision on Amelia St. near St. Clair St. in Chatham.

Police say there were no injuries reported.

Total damage was estimated at $3,500.

A 44-year-old Chatham man was charged in the collision.