Police Briefs – Friday February 23, 2018

A 37-year-old Chatham man has been charged with impaired driving following a crash in Tilbury.

Police say a single-vehicle crash happened on Queens Line near the Hwy. 401 overpass Thursday night.

A breath test at police headquarters resulted in a charge being laid. The Chatham man will have to go to court March 9.


Damage is estimated at $800 after someone smashed a window at Bibles for Missions Thrift Store in Chatham.

Police say an unknown suspect threw a rock at the store’s front window sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Taylor at 519-436-6600 ext. 87198. Tips can also be called into Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


A 20-year-old Blenheim woman has been charged with careless driving following a crash on Fargo Rd.

Police say a vehicle lost control and struck a hydro pole Thursday afternoon.

Minor injuries were reported. Damage is estimated at $12,000.


Going over the speed limit on Hwy. 40 has resulted in a charge against a Wallaceburg woman.

Chatham-Kent OPP say officers clocked a vehicle going in excess of 130 km/hr on the highway near Creek Rd.

A 34-year-old woman has been charged with speeding.


Officers are keeping an eye out for a stolen vehicle.

Police say a new black Jeep Cherokee was stolen from a Tilbury dealership sometime over the last couple of months.

The unplated vehicle is worth about $55,000.

Anyone with information is asked is asked to contact police at 519-436-6600 ext. 87172 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


A Wallaceburg man on the “Wanted List” has turned himself in.

Police say the 37-year-old was wanted on an outstanding warrant for three counts of assault, mischief under $5,000, and failing to attend court.