Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

  • It’s all about the theft

    Jan 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police caught a man with someone else’s wallet yesterday, and tracked down a woman they say cashed a bogus cheque back in October. Police say a woman walked into Money Mart in Chatham on Oct. 26 and cashed a fraudulent cheque signed by herself....

  • Cops need your help

    Jan 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police are looking for the public’s help in identifying this man in connection with a fraud investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Doug Littlewood at douglasl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87288. Anonymous...

  • Fire guts Colborne St. home

    Jan 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Fire ravaged a home on Colborne Street in Chatham this morning. Firefighters from Station 1 responded shortly after 1 a.m. after receiving a call that a couch was on fire. By the time they arrived, the fire had spread quickly to the front porch and parts of...

  • Driving and drug charges

    Jan 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A Walpole Island woman faces charges after someone evaded police late last month. Chatham-Kent police say on Dec. 29 around 11:30 p.m., an officer spotted a woman driving in Dresden, a woman who was suspended from driving due to unpaid fines. The officer...

  • Lane closures on Victoria Avenue this week

    Jan 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    It might be smart to avoid the south end of Victoria Avenue for a week, starting Wednesday morning. Municipal officials say there will be intermittent lane closures on the road in Chatham. Expect delays. Work is being done to flush and inspect sewer lines...

  • House fire in Tilbury

    Jan 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    No one was injured in a house fire in Tilbury shortly after midnight, but the home was ravaged. Fire officials say the owner of the home on Massey Drive noticed flames on the exterior of the home above the garage and called 911. Firefighters from Station 19,...

  • Criminal harassment via texts

    Jan 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A Chatham man faces criminal harassment charges after a woman complained to police about unwanted text messages. Police say since November, a man has sent text messages to his ex-girlfriend. The woman asked him to stop, but he didn’t, and police were...

  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle

    Jan 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

    A Chatham woman faces charges after a car clipped a pedestrian last night in town. Police say about 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, the pedestrian, a 57-year-old Chatham woman, suffered minor injuries when she was hit by a vehicle on Park Avenue West near O’Neill...

  • Jewelry scam

    Jan 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    If you come across someone stopped at the side of the road, apparently out of gas, but wanting to sell you jewelry, don’t bite. Chatham-Kent police say it’s a scam. Police received calls on the weekend regarding a grey van and a Dodge Durango stopped on...

  • Marathon of science

    Jan 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent native Kurtis Baute has gone from using thousands of dominoes to chart the history of the universe to detailing the evolution of man while running a marathon. What goes on in the YouTuber/scientist’s head is never boring. A year ago, Baute, 29,...