Wednesday police briefs


Collision witness sought

Chatham-Kent Police are investigating a motor vehicle collision involving a house, and are looking for someone who may have seen what happened.

The collision took place Jan. 29 at about 1 a.m. on Aberdeen Street in Merlin.

The investigating officer would like to speak to a witness that was possibly driving a dark coloured pickup truck and may have spoken to the driver involved in the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Ken Koke at 519-436-6600 ext. 87178 or


Sometime overnight on Feb. 2, unknown suspect(s) forced their way into four storage units on North Street in Dresden.

At this time, an inventory of property taken is being completed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Kristen Charron at 519-436-6600 ext. 87352. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip at and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Police have arrested and charged a man in relation to a break, enter and theft in Chatham.

On Feb. 2, police responded to a call on Fifth Street. The suspect entered the residence though a basement window. Approximately $500 worth of tools was taken from the residence.

The suspect was located along with the stolen property.

A 24-year-old man has a future court date.


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