Tuesday Chatham-Kent police briefs


Booze thieves break into restaurant

Sometime Monday night, someone got into a Chatham restaurant, breaking in through a glass door, and taking about $150 in alcohol.

Police are still investigating at the restaurant, which police say is located near the intersection of Pioneer Line.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Const. Jay Ritchie at jayr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Impaired charge

A Chatham man faces impaired charges in connection with a Monday night investigation.

Police received reports of a vehicle nearly striking a median and swerving into oncoming traffic about 9:30 p.m. Monday evening.

Officers located the vehicle in question shortly thereafter and pulled it over.

Through investigation, the officer believed that the man was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, and he was arrested.

A 23-year-old Chatham man is been charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drug(s).

It was also learned that there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest; the warrant was executed, and he was held for bail pending a hearing before a judge.


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