Police Briefs – Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A police chase in the Wallaceburg area that involved a stolen vehicle from Windsor, has resulted in two women facing charges.

An officer spotted a vehicle speeding south on St. Clair Rd. just after 12:30pm Tuesday afternoon. Police tried to stop the vehicle several times, but the driver refused to pull over.

As the vehicle headed into Wallaceburg, the officer followed from a distance until two other officers arrived to help stop the vehicle.

A 30-year-old Chatham woman and a 26-year-old woman of no fixed address have been charged with possession of stolen property and flight from police.

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Chatham-Kent police are reminding motorists to adjust how they drive to the weather conditions, after responding to 17 collisions in the past 24 hours.

Road conditions and visibility continue to be an issue throughout the area. For winter driving tips, click here.

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A pair of unrelated break and enters are being investigated.

Sometime between Monday and Tuesday this week, police say two bicycles and a golf club were stolen from a garage on Teal Dr. in Blenheim.

Officers were also called to a barn in Merlin on Talbot Trail near Merlin Rd. after it was discovered someone stole three drills sometime between Saturday and Monday.

Anyone with information on either theft is asked to contact Chatham-Kent police or Crime Stoppers.