Police Briefs – Saturday, April 16, 2016

A Chatham man faces charges after a two-vehicle crash.

Police say the two vehicles collided just after 1pm Friday afternoon on Wellington St. W.

There were only minor injuries and damage estimates come in at $8,000.

A 72-year-old man is charged with failing to drive in a marked lane.


Chatham-Kent police have also arrested a couple of alleged impaired drivers during a R.I.D.E. program.

Police say they stopped two separate motorists between 10:45pm and 11:15pm on Kent Bridge Rd. near Harwich.

A 34-year-old Harwich man and a 51-year-old Howard Township woman are each charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle. The woman is also charged with refusing to provide a breath sample.