Police Briefs – Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Driving 54 km/hr over the limit on Highway 401 in Chatham-Kent has landed a Hamilton man in trouble.

Provincial Police say they caught the 21-year-old driving 154 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone in the westbound lanes near Communication Rd just before 7am Sunday morning.

He’s been charged with racing, his licence was suspended, and his vehicle impounded for seven days.


A domestic disturbance in Chatham has landed a man with numerous charges, including break and enter, and assault.

Police say the 24-year-old, who was not to contact his ex-girlfriend under his probation order, went to her home yesterday, and assaulted her after she told him to leave.

The Raleigh Township man fled when she called 911. He was located by officers a short distance away.


Violating probation orders has landed a man in trouble with the law.

Yesterday morning, police the 37-year-old went to the home of a man on Canterbury St. in Chatham that we was ordered to stay away from.

He knocked on the windows to get his attention, then fled before police arrived. He was tracked down a short distance away.


A chainsaw, worth $350, is missing from a shed in Wallaceburg.

Police say the 18″ Husqvarna gas powered chainsaw was stolen from an unlocked shed on University Ave sometime in the past week.


Police are looking for information after the windshield of a Chevrolet pickup truck was damaged in Dresden.

The incident happened between 10pm Sunday night and 8am Monday morning on Queen St. W.

Damage is pegged at $400.


A pay and display machine at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in Chatham was damaged.

Police say it happened sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning just off Ursuline Ave.

Damage is estimated at $500.