CK police briefs – Monday, October 18, 2021

Serious Collision

A Chatham man had to be airlifted to a London hospital after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree on Pinehurst Line.

Chatham-Kent police said the crash happened on Saturday afternoon. The 30-year-old Chatham man was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with serious injuries and then transferred to London via Ornge Air Ambulance.

Total damage was estimated at $5,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

Train Collision in Chatham

A man from Chatham is getting medical attention at a Windsor hospital after he was struck by a freight train Sunday night.

Police in Chatham-Kent said a Canadian Pacific train hit a pedestrian at the intersection of King Street East and Adelaide Street South.

The 29-year-old Chatham man sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and later transferred to Windsor for further medical attention.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation.  Contact Constable Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092 if you have any information.

Traffic Enforcement

Speeding continues to a be a problem in Chatham-Kent.

Officers charged 11 drivers with speeding during traffic enforcement on McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham Sunday afternoon. One person was charged with driving while prohibited.

Mischief in Wallaceburg

Police are investigating after someone spray-painted the playground equipment at Glassford Park on King Street over the weekend.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kristen Charron at kristenc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87352.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Police Looking for Help

Chatham-Kent police need your help in identifying the man and woman below who are believed to be involved in a theft at a business on Grand Avenue West in Chatham on Friday night. Investigators said the pair was seen leaving the area in a white car.

Chatham theft investigation. (Photo via CKPS)

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Destiny Johnson at destinyj@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87309.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Police are also looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man below in connection with a break and enter investigation at a business on Richmond Street in Chatham.

Break and enter investigation in Chatham. (Photo via CKPS)

If you have any information contact Constable Alena Fiala at alenaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87348.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.