Police Briefs-Saturday, February 10, 2018

Police are investigating after several medications and electronics were stolen from a Chatham home.

Sometime between Thursday and Friday, police say suspects forced a door open at a residence on Thames St. in Chatham and stole multiple items.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Doug Littlewood at DOUGLASL@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87288. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after custom and antique jewelry was stolen from a local business.

Sometime overnight on Saturday, police say suspects smashed the front door of a business on Queen St. in Chatham.

According to police, damages are estimated at $50.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kelly McCormack at kellyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #85188. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

A Chatham man is facing charges after police say he drove with twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

Police say on Friday night, an officer on general patrol stopped a vehicle in Chatham.

Upon further investigation, the officer believed the driver was impaired by alcohol.

A 28-year-old Chatham man was arrested for driving impaired. The officer took the man to police headquarters for further breath tests.

Police say the breath tests revealed that the man had twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system. He was also charged for having a blood alcohol concentration above the legal limit.

The man was later released with a future court date.

Due to Friday’s heavy snowfall, police say a parking ban has been ordered for Chatham-Kent.

The municipality has placed a 72-hour ban that prohibits vehicles from being parked on municipal streets and roads so that snowplows can clear away the snow.

The ban started at 10am on Friday and will continue until 10am on Monday.