Police Briefs – Saturday, September 3, 2016

Starting off the long weekend involved a few too many drinks for some people in Chatham.

Police found an intoxicated man in a parking lot on Lacroix St. around 2am on Saturday.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with being intoxicated in a public place.  Once he became sober he was released from custody.


About an hour later, police found an intoxicated female also on Lacroix St. in Chatham.

A 24-year-old woman has been charged with being intoxicated in a public place.

She was later released when she became sober.


Chatham-Kent police are investigating a stolen vehicle in Blenheim that happened sometime between August 26 and September 2.

Police say an unknown suspect stole a white 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck from a business on Industrial Ave.

The vehicle is valued at $3,500 and was last seen with Ontario License plate AH17396.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ted Krantz at tedk@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87052.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.