Monday police briefs – kid hurt when golf cart flips


Golf cart flips, youth taken to hospital

Chatham-Kent police say a custom golf cart flipped over on private property on Sunday, resulting in injuries to a youth.

Two young people were in and operating the cart when it rolled over, pinning one of them underneath it.

Police say family members righted the cart and called emergency personnel.

For precautionary reasons, the injured youth was air-lifted to London hospital.

Police say the youth did not suffer serious injuries and should soon be released from hospital.


Sometime overnight on July 12, unknown suspects smashed the rear window of the complainant’s vehicle. 

Nothing was taken from the vehicle and it is believed that the vehicle was not entered.  

Damage is estimated at approximately $300.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Nicole Kadour at or 519-436-6600 ext. 83014. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-22-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Assault complaint

Yesterday afternoon, police investigated an assault complaint in regards to domestic related offences.  

As a result of the investigation the Chatham-Kent Police are seeking a warrant for a 40-year-old Chatham man with regards to the offences of threats, two counts of assault, assault cause bodily harm and mischief. 

Explosion in Leamington

Early Sunday evening Leamington OPP report there was an explosion at a residential home and resulting fire.

About 5:40 p.m., emergency personnel got the call to attend a residential fire on Marentette Beach in Leamington.

The road was closed for several hours and the Ontario Fire Marshall was called in.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.




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