CK Police Briefs – Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Beer and meat stolen from local restaurant

Police are investigating after some meat and six kegs of beer were stolen from a Chatham restaurant.

Officers said sometime between Sunday at 8 p.m. and Monday at 10 a.m., the beer and meat worth $2,700 was taken from a building at Southside Tap and Grill on Charing Cross Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-436-6600 ext. 87332, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Collision leads to impaired charges

A Tilbury man who tried to flee the scene of a crash is facing impaired driving charges.

Police were called to a single motor vehicle accident on Ella Street in Tilbury just after 6:30 a.m. Monday morning.

A man left the scene but was located by officers at a nearby residence. Police alleged he was driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters for breath tests.

The 57-year-old was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit and driving while prohibited. He was released pending a future court date.

Single-vehicle crash on Drake Road

Careless driving charges have been laid following a single-vehicle crash on Drake Road near Seventh Line.

Police said last night the driver lost control of his vehicle, struck the guardrail and came to rest in the ditch.

Only minor injuries were reported, but the damage is estimated at $15,000.

A 19-year-old Dover Township man has been charged.

Man charged with failing to comply

A 68-year-old Tilbury man is in trouble with Chatham-Kent police.

Officers said a woman was running errands in Tilbury on Monday when she heard a man yell her name.

As the man parked his truck, he continued yelling her name, despite being on conditions not to communicate with her.

A suspect was located and arrested. He was charged with failing to comply with his release conditions and was released pending a future court date.

Homeowner interrupts break and enter

Two men are on the run after they were caught breaking into a home on Fairview Line Monday morning.

Police said a resident returned home shortly after 11:30 a.m. to find two men inside.

The suspects fled westbound toward Highway 40 in a red car.

An investigation shows the men forced their way into the home by smashing a glass door, causing about $200 damage, and made off with a 55″ Samsung television and cash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-436-6600 ext. 87322, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Break and enter in Harwich township

A 50″ RCA television, Bluetooth speaker and two baby monitors are missing following a break and enter.

Police said unknown suspects forced their way into a residence on Ridge Line, sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning, causing about $200 damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-436-6600 ext. 87322, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Local police patrolling for St. Patrick’s Day

The Chatham-Kent Police Service will be out in full force for St. Patrick’s Day.

For those celebrating they remind you to not let green beer cloud your judgment when it comes to driving home.

Police also say with social distancing practices in effect, it may be best to celebrate at home. Stay home and help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Be the lucky & healthy one this St. Patrick’s Day.