Police Briefs – Wednesday March 08, 2017March 8, 2017 9:52am
Officers are looking for a suspect after a robbery in Thamesville.
It happened early Wednesday morning around 3:50am when an unknown male entered the Mac’s convenience store at 25 Victoria St.
He handed the employee a note asking for the money in the till and once he received it, he got into the driver’s seat of a full-size black pick-up truck and drove away.
The front and rear license plates of the truck were covered in mud.
The male is described as 5’10” tall with a slim build and weighing around 180-190 lbs.
His nose was blacked out with what appeared to be some type of paint and he was wearing black wrap-around sunglasses, gloves, a red hoodie and a black vest.
There was no weapon seen by the employee, nor did she report being physically harmed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Chatham-Kent police or Crime Stoppers.
A Chatham man has been arrested for an outstanding warrant.
The man was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000 November 29 and was released from custody with a court date of February 24.
However, he did not attend court as required and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
The 31-year-old Chatham man attended court Tuesday morning for other matters he currently has before the court and was arrested.
Chatham-Kent OPP have charged a Florida man with drunk driving.
Officers responded to a traffic complaint on Hwy. 401 near Kent Bridge Rd. Monday around 5:30pm where the complainant reported a vehicle had struck a road sign and entered the ditch.
The officer determined the driver had consumed alcohol and the 63-year-old driver was transported to the detachment for further tests.
Chatham-Kent OPP have charged a 42-year-old New York truck driver with speeding and driving without a working speed limiter.
An officer was conducting RADAR enforcement on Hwy. 401 near Bloomfield Rd Tuesday morning when a westbound commercial motor vehicle was spotted exceeding the posted speed limit of 100 km/h.
The OPP says the RADAR registered a speed in excess of 120 km/h.