Police Briefs – Thursday, November 16, 2017

Impaired Driver Has Trouble In Drive Thru

Chatham-Kent police say they pulled over a 56-year-old man and charged him with impaired driving after he had some trouble paying for his order at a fast food business in Chatham.

Police say the man allegedly appeared to be intoxicated when he was going through the drive thru at a business on Richmond St. on Wednesday and had some difficulty paying with his debit card.

Officers were called in and the man was taken to police headquarters for breath tests where he allegedly tested over the legal limit.


Speeder Stopped On Bear Line Rd.

Police say a 25-year-old woman who was zipping along on Bear Line Rd. Wednesday will have to find another mode of transportation for the next week or so.

Officers say she was stopped after police allegedly recorded her vehicle going more than 50 km/h over the posted speed limit.

As a result, her vehicle and her driver’s licence were both taken away for seven days and she’s facing a future court date.


Police Tracking Down Stolen Tools

Chatham-Kent police are trying to track down some tools that were stolen from Wheatley and Chatham recently.

Police say sometime between November 7 and November 15, someone broke into an unlocked garage on Erie St. N and took some Dewalt, Mastercraft, and Makita impact guns.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Nicole Kadour at 519-436- 6600 ext. 83014.

In a separate case, officers say someone broke into a storage container on Grand Ave. W in Chatham on November 15 and stole several heavy duty Hilti construction tools.

If you have any information on this theft, you’re asked to contact Constable Will Sharrow at 519-436-6600 ext. 84996.