CK police briefs – Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Copper wire, golf cart reported stolen

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for help to solve a break-in on Richmond Street in Chatham.

Police said they received a report that someone had cut the fence at a compound on that street in two different spots and took off with some copper wire and a golf cart that is worth approximately $4,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Sydnye Gagner at 519-436-6600 extension #107350 or


Fuel stolen from Wallaceburg property

Chatham-Kent police are also investigating after someone broke into a building on Elbow Line in Wallaceburg and stole some fuel.

Police said it’s believed that sometime between January 2 and January 4, someone drove a vehicle through the barn door of a building on the property and then stole approximately $400 worth of fuel.

The damage to the door is estimated at $3,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jennifer Jacobson at 519-436-6600 extension #87212 or


Snowmobile, trailer taken during break-in

Police are appealing to the public for tips as they work to track down a 1994 Polaris XLT snowmobile and trailer that were both reported stolen after a break-in on Gillard Street in Wallaceburg.

Officers said sometime between December 28 and January 4, someone entered a fenced compound on that street by cutting a hole in the fence.

The snowmobile and trailer were later reported stolen and police are now asking anyone with information to contact Constable Chad Murphy at 519-436-6600 extension #87266 or

Anyone with information on any of the above-listed crimes can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at and you may be eligible for a cash reward.