Police Briefs – Thursday, February 18, 2016

Chatham-Kent police say they have recovered most of the rings that were stolen from a Chatham jewellery store last week.

As previously reported by BlackburnNews.com, about $25,000 worth of diamond rings were taken on February 11 from Affinity Distinctive Jewellery on St. Clair St.

Two suspects were later arrested, but police are still asking for anyone with information to contact them.


Police have made an arrest in connection with a gas theft in Thamesville on Valentine’s Day.

Officers released a picture of the suspects yesterday and they’re thanking the public for helping to identify the man in the photos.

A 59-year-old man has been charged with theft.


Police are warning residents about internet financial crime after a business in Wallaceburg nearly lost a sizable amount of money.

Investigators say someone transferred the money out of the company’s business account, but officials at the bank were able to reverse the transaction before it went through.

Police suspect the business computer had Malware installed on it without the owner’s knowledge.