Police Briefs – Sunday, July 10, 2016

CK police say the number of impaired drivers has gone down.

RIDE checks were done at the entrance to Erieau on Saturday, where 425 vehicles were stopped and checked but no infractions were seen.

Police are still reminding people to be responsible during events such as Ribfest in Chatham or the Kinsmen Summer Festival in Tilbury.

They say don’t drink and drive, watch the speed, wear a seat belt, and avoid using your phone while driving.


Several bicycles have been stolen from a locked storage room on Grand Ave. W, in Chatham.           

Police say the theft happened sometime between 2am and 2:30am.                      

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Andrew Jaconelli at andrewj@chatham-kent.ca  or 519-436-6600 ext. 87192.


Chatham-Kent police have also responded to a break and enter at 325 Grand Ave. E.

They say unknown suspects broke into a fenced compound on Saturday and stole copper braided ground cable.