Posts Tagged ‘police’

  • Threatened with a spike

    Mar 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A man held a metal spike to someone’s neck yesterday in Wallaceburg. Police say about noon on Thursday, a man walked into the Gear Box and approached an employee. He held a spike up to the employee’s neck and then fled the store. There were no injuries...

  • What wasn’t stolen?

    Mar 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A woman arrested in Tilbury last night apparently had some light fingers. Chatham-Kent police say a woman was seen in Tilbury Wednesday night driving vehicle that had been reported stolen. Officers found the woman after a witness saw her stop at the Tim...

  • Lunch for the kids, a trip home for the guy

    Mar 7, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A suspicious incident in Merlin Tuesday led two three students getting $50 each, and a man received some needed aid and a trip out of town. According to Chatham-Kent police, a 49-year-old man walked up to a bus stop in Merlin on Tuesday and gave three...

  • Bogus bills

    Mar 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    It turns out three times is not the charm, at least when trying to use funny money. Chatham-Kent police say on three separate occasions at the same variety store in Chatham, a woman walked in and purchased lottery tickets and groceries, paying with...

  • WDSS closed due to threat

    Mar 1, 19 • 0 Views • Local NewsNo Comments

    On the advice of the Chatham-Kent Police Service, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has decided to close Wallaceburg District Secondary School to students today due to concerns about a potential threat at the school. Concerns were raised...

  • Crash sends one to hospital

    Feb 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    One person had to be taken to London hospital after an SUV with six people in it crashed last night in Chatham-Kent. Police say the crash occurred just before 6 p.m. on Smoke Line between Kent Bridge Road and Huffs Side Road, as the driver lost control of the...

  • Stolen items recovered

    Feb 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Two Tragically Hip framed records that went missing earlier this month have been recovered. Chatham-Kent police say on Feb. 17, a man stole the display from the Food Basics on St. Clair Street in Chatham. The item was on display as it is up for auction, with...

  • Robbery update

    Feb 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police report they’ve identified the man they believe robbed the CIBC bank in Dresden yesterday afternoon. On Tuesday, a man entered the bank and demanded money from the teller, police say, and exited with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one...

  • That’s a lot of wire

    Feb 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Thieves made off with about $2,500 worth of copper wiring in Chatham recently. According to police, someone broke into a hydro compound on Richmond Street late Monday night or early Tuesday morning and made off with the bounty of copper wire. Anyone with...

  • Suspicious vs. concerned

    Feb 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Is this a case of potential overreaction, or better safe than sorry? We’re talking about a situation yesterday where police got the call to investigate a report of a suspicious man and woman talking to a young girl who was waiting for the bus near her home...