Author archives: The Voice

  • Monday police briefs

    Oct 26, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Sunday, fun day, arrest day Sunday just wasn’t one man’s day, as Chatham-Kent police arrested him not once, but twice. Yesterday morning, a concerned citizen contacted police regarding a suspicious man on Queen Street in Chatham. The citizen observed the...

  • Fatal fire on Merritt Ave. in Chatham

    Oct 26, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The investigation into a fatal fire on Saturday continues. Chatham-Kent police, the Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office and the office of the coroner are all involved. What we do know is that emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment building on...

  • Friday police briefs

    Oct 23, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Drug charges One thing can lead to another, and that also applies to charges from police. Yesterday morning, a Chatham-Kent police officer on general patrol observed a man driving a silver Chevrolet sedan on Raleigh Street in Chatham. A query of the license...

  • Thursday police briefs

    Oct 22, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    B&E charges Yesterday morning around 7:50 a.m. Chatham-Kent police responded to a break and enter at PC Business Systems on James Street in Wallaceburg. Through investigation, police learned that someone had smashed the front door and stolen a Dell laptop...

  • Weapons charges

    Oct 22, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police say a man brandished two knives and chased three people down the street Wednesday morning before locking himself in his apartment. Police intervened and he went with them quietly. It started before 6 a.m. yesterday morning. Police say a...

  • Peaceful ending to standoff

    Oct 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Around 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Tweedsmuir Avenue in Chatham. Police swarmed the area, blocking off the street and attempted to negotiate with a man in crisis to have him exit the home. The man refused...

  • Happy ending for missing toddler

    Oct 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police took part in a search for a missing 2.5-year-old boy yesterday, but it was ultimately a neighbour who found the lad. Police say they received a call about 3:45 p.m. of the boy going missing on Pioneer Line. Officers learned the lad had...

  • Halloween not scared by COVID

    Oct 21, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    By Jenna Cocullo, Local Journalism Initiative Chatham-Kent’s medical officer of health is all for treats, not tricks, on Halloween. So long as residents follow public health guidelines – no parties and only socially distanced interactions – there’s no...

  • Pizza for Polio Oct. 28

    Oct 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Rotary Club of Chatham has a simple request: buy some pizza on Oct. 28 and help kids around the world. Eat pizza. Help others. It’s a simple formula. It’s in honour of World Polio Day, and it’s the Pizza for Polio fundraiser for the club. The effort...

  • Not a care in the world

    Oct 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    These sheep seem extremely happy at Great Lakes Stables near Thamesville. With the cooler weather upon us, their thick coats have them ready for what Mother Nature brings this fall...