Police Briefs – Friday, October 23, 2015

A Chatham woman is facing impaired driving charges after hitting a lamp post.

Police say last night around 11pm the woman hit the lamp post on Victoria Ave. but despite extensive damage to the front of her vehicle, she continued driving.

Officers located the 31-year-old and took her to police headquarters for breath tests.

She was released when sober with a future court date.


A 34-year-old man from the Chatham-Kent Police Service Most Wanted List has been arrested.

A warrant was issued for his arrest after he failed to attend count on September 29 for theft, possession of property obtained by crime, and escape lawful custody.

Yesterday morning he turned himself in to police, and was released with a future court date.