Police Briefs – Monday, August 31, 2015

A 22-year-old man from North York is charged with racing after OPP clocked a Dodge Caravan going 159 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the westbound Hwy. 401 near Dillon Side Rd.

His vehicle and his licence have both been taken away temporarily.

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Provincial police are laying charges against a 45-year-old Tecumseh woman after pulling her over for speeding and learning that she was also driving while impaired.

Police say when they spoke the woman, they learned she had been drinking alcohol and that she had some suspected Tylenol 3 tablets with her that weren’t prescribed to her.

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An alert citizen gets the credit for helping police arrest a Chatham man for break and enter.

Police received a call last night around 1pm about a suspicious man near Bloomfield Rd. and the train tracks.

Officers attended the area and found the 40-year-old in a backyard in a shed.

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Breaking a court ordered curfew has landed a Grande Pointe man in trouble.

Police were called to a home on Winterline Rd. around 11:30pm last night for a disturbance involving a man and woman.

Officers learned the 30-year-old was out past his curfew and was charged with breach of recognizance.

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Chatham-Kent police are reminding the public to ‘lock it before you pocket’ after receiving 17 hang up or accidental 911 calls in the last 24 hours.

Police say if you do accidentally call 911, stay on the line. If you hang up, the dispatcher will assume it’s an emergency and crews will be sent.