Police Briefs – Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Chatham-Kent OPP suspended the licences of two drivers they believe were racing on Hwy. 401 about 10:30am Saturday morning.

Police were conducting radar enforcement near the Orford Rd. when they saw a Camaro and Cobalt travelling side by side at a high rate of speed.

The radar confirmed the speed at 165 km/h, and a 20-year-old from Cottam and a 27-year-old from Oshawa have been charged with racing and their cars are impounded for seven days.


A 25-year-old man from London is facing numerous charges after harassing an ex-girlfriend in Chatham.

Police were contacted by the girl’s family last week alleging the ex-boyfriend was threatening them.

An investigation revealed numerous domestic abuse incidents during the relationship and a warrant was issued for the man’s arrest.

He turned himself in yesterday morning and is facing 13 charges, including uttering threats and criminal harassment.


Impaired driving charges for a Sarnia man following a traffic stop on Hwy. 401 in Chatham.

OPP stopped the van at the Hwy. 40 overpass just before 3am this morning for speeding.

Officers allege the 36-year-old had been drinking.


A single-vehicle accident on Hwy. 40 has landed a 34-year-old man with a long list of charges.

OPP say the driver of a pick-up truck lost control and landed in a ditch near Robin Line last night around 11pm.

Two people were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver was not hurt, but was prohibited from driving and his licence was suspended.


Police are investigating a daytime break and enter at a home on Baldoon Rd. in Chatham.

An Xbox was stolen sometime between 9:30am and 12:15pm yesterday.


A wallet was stolen from a home on Pioneer Line sometime between midnight and 6am Tuesday morning.


A 31-year-old woman has been charged after a two-vehicle accident on Forhan St. in Wallaceburg just before noon yesterday morning.

No one was injured but damage is pegged at $12,000.