CK police briefs – Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Police issue another reminder to drive carefully in poor conditions

Chatham-Kent police are reminding motorists that poor driving behaviour and not poor driving conditions are usually to blame for most winter collisions.

Police said local officers were kept busy on Tuesday responding to collisions and assisting drivers who had slid off the road, but added that luckily, no one was seriously injured.

Police are reminding drivers to slow down and drive according to road and weather conditions.

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Speeders ticketed

Police also sent three drivers home with some paperwork to remind them to slow down.

Officers stopped and charged three drivers for speeding on Tuesday while they were conducting traffic enforcement in the Merlin area and the McNaughton Avenue area in Chatham.

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Police investigating break-in at Chatham business

Chatham-Kent police are investigating a break-in that took place at a business on Charing Cross road sometime over the last week.

Police said sometime between Thursday, December 23, and Tuesday, December 28, someone broke the back window of a work van at the business and stole a variety of tools.

Anyone with information should contact Constable Steve White at stevenwh@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87373.

You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.