Police Briefs – Sunday, October 23, 2016

A Chatham man has been arrested after driving a vehicle into a garage early Sunday morning.

Around 7:30am police responded to a residence in Chatham. They say a 37-year-old man driving a pick-up truck had crashed into the garage, causing about $80,000 worth of damage.

Police arrested him for impaired driving and then took him to police headquarters to give a breath sample.

He registered almost four times past the legal limit, with a .235 blood alcohol level. He has been charged with driving with a blood alcohol level over 80ml.

No one was injured in the collision.


Police are investigating a possible assault on an 18-year-old.

Police say on Saturday night they received a noise complaint in Chatham.

Once they arrived, several teenagers had fled the area. An 18-year-old male had been found intoxicated, laying on the ground.

The male told police he had been assaulted by an unknown person. As a precaution he has been taken to Public General Hospital.


A 16-year-old Blenheim girl has been found safe after being reported missing.

On Saturday, Chatham-Kent Police and Waterloo Regional Police worked together in finding the girl.

She was found in Waterloo with no signs of distress or need for police intervention.