CK police briefs – Thursday, December 29, 2022

Man finds stolen vehicle while out for a walk 

A man who was out for a walk with his dog in Chatham is getting credit for locating a stolen vehicle.

According to Chatham-Kent police, a man was walking his dog shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning at  Thames Grove Conservation Area. While walking, the man observed GMC Acadia stuck inside the park.

Officers went to the area and confirmed that the vehicle had been reported stolen. According to police, there were no suspects located in or around the vehicle. A Scenes of Crimes Officer attended and took photos as well as fingerprints from inside the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jessica Butler at or 519-436-6600. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Police search for stolen vehicle

While one stolen vehicle was recovered, Chatham-Kent police are searching for a different stolen vehicle.

On Wednesday, at approximately 1:30 p.m., police attended an address on Norton Line, just outside of Moraviantown, for the report of a stolen vehicle.

The vehicle is a silver 2006 Buick Allure with license plate CDME 571.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Nathan Pratt at or 519-436-6600.


Two people arrested on warrants 

Two people have future court dates after a pair of separate warrant arrests in Chatham.

Around 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday, an officer on general patrol located a man on Richmond Street who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court for an assault charge.

The 26-year-old from Chatham was arrested and eventually released with another future court date.

Meanwhile, around 8 p.m., officers were called to the Tim Hortons on Third Street for the report of a suspicious person.

Police located the individual and learned that he had an outstanding warrant for breaching his probation.

The 37-year-old of no fixed address was arrested and given a future court date before being released.