Driver flees following accident
Around 3:45 a.m. this morning, Chatham-Kent police responded to a fail to remain collision on Blythewood Crescent in Chatham.
Someone driving a stolen black Ford F-150, bearing Ontario license plates AX74 909, struck a light post causing approximately $10,000 damage.
Officers located the damaged truck a short distance away, abandoned.
Through investigation, police learned that the truck was stolen from a residence on Merritt Avenue sometime between 7 p.m. last night and this morning at 3 a.m.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Jason Blackburn at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 ext. 87366. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Shoppers Drug Mart on Queen Street in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the woman stole a disinfectant machine, valued at $120.
Officers located the woman a short distance away and she was arrested. The stolen item was recovered and returned to the store.
A 48-year-old Chatham was charged with theft and possession of stolen property.
Yesterday morning, police arrested a person in Wallaceburg who was wanted for criminal harassment and failing to attend court for their fingerprints.
A 20-year-old Wallaceburg resident was released pending a future court date.
Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a woman in Chatham who was wanted for breaching her Probation Order.
The woman was also arrested in connection with shoplifting incidents at Shoppers Drug Mart and Home Hardware last month.
A 36-year-old woman of no fixed address has been charged with breach of probation, being in possession of stolen property and two counts of theft. She remains in police custody this morning.
Another truck stolen
Sometime late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning, someone stole a 1989 silver Chevrolet pick-up truck from a business on Marlborough Street.
The truck was last seen with Ontario license plates VX8 355.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Doug Littlewood at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 ext. 87288. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.