Today’s booze news


ck police cruiser 2Chatham-Kent residents are getting better at avoiding driving while impaired but still have some work to do on walking while impaired.

Chatham-Kent police conducte RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) checks during the weekend.  A total of 450 vehicles were stopped. A total of 450 vehicles were stopped, there were 5 Road side test administered with a total of one 7-day suspension issued and 4 various provincial offence notices.

Meanwhile Saturday at 6 p.m. pollice located a male party intoxicated on McFarlane Avenue in Chatham. The male had a minor cut on his forehead from a fall due to his intoxication. The 58 year old male was treated by medical staff for his injury, taken into police custody and then held until sober as he was unable to care for himself.

A few hours later approximately 2 a.m.  police attended the area of Ann Street in Thamesville. Police were called due to a disturbance on the street. A male was located who was unable to care for himself. For his safety, the 18 year old male was arrested and held in police custody until sober.

On Westcourt Boulevard in Wallaceburg, what police called an “unwanted person” was located in the common grounds of an apartment complex. He was unable to care for himself and was subsequently arrested. The 22 year male was held in police custody until sober.



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