Police briefs: $1,000 of property stolen, speedsters on Longwoods Road

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The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 180 calls for service in the last 24 hours, which lead to the arrest of five individuals.

Break and enters

Around $1,000 of property was removed from vehicles at a garage on Riverview Line. The incident occurred between 12:00 a.m. and 4 a.m. on Saturday. The suspect(s) are still unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kim Pfaff at kimpf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87342. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

As reported on Friday, unknown suspects broke into several storage units on Lambton Line. It has been reported to police that two additional storage units were entered.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ken Lauzon at KENLA@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87116. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Traffic Enforcement – Longwoods Road

Saturday morning, members of the community patrol branch conducted a traffic enforcement on Longwoods Road. Hundreds of motorist were observed and police issued 12 provincial offence notices for speeding.

“Police would like to remind motorist that road safety remains a top priority and police will continue to conduct traffic enforcement. Please slow down for everyone’s safety.”

Warrant Arrest

On while on general patrol Saturday afternoon, police located two men currently wanted. All have been released pending a future court date.

The first was 24 year old Chatham man wanted for theft. The second was a 50 year old Wallaceburg man wanted for theft and possession of stolen property. The man was also in breach of a previous probation order.

On Sunday morning a third man, a 26 year old from Chatham, was arrested for failing to comply with his release order. During the arrest, police located a small amount of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine. He was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance and released pending a future court date.

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