CK police briefs – Saturday, October 2, 2021

Crash leads to woman charged with impaired driving

A 36-year-old Wallaceburg woman is facing an impaired driving charge after a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.

Police said officers responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision on Langstaff Line in Wallaceburg around 1 a.m.

Officers on scene located a Honda Civic that reportedly struck a mailbox prior to entering a ditch.

An investigation led an officer to believe the driver was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested and transported to police headquarters for breath tests.

The woman has been charged with having a blood-alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. She was later released with a future court date on November, 24.


Kayak stolen from Chatham business 

Chatham-Kent police are investigating a break and enter at a Dover Street business in Chatham.

Police said they were called to the business Friday and learned that a fenced compound was broken into and a yellow kayak was stolen. The kayak is valued at approximately $600.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Steven White at Anonymous calls can also be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).