Counterfeit American Currency

Since January, police have investigated 14 incidents of counterfeit American $20 bills being used to purchase various items across Chatham-Kent. As of this date, two Chatham men have been arrested and charged with using counterfeit money. A young person from Chatham was also found to be in possession of counterfeit money. However, the bills continue…

Suspicious Fires In Chatham

At approximately 10:45 pm on January 31 st , 2018 police and fire attended a home on Stanley Avenue near the south end of the Black Bridge in Chatham. A fire inside of a shed was quickly extinguished. Shortly after this another fire was reported at the old Water Works property at the north end…

Old Scam Strikes Back

An old scam has made its way back to Chatham-Kent. Over the past several weeks, in areas across the municipality, people have been approached by individuals offering to sell “new” tv’s, stereo’s, video projectors and camera equipment. The suspects often use the story that they are brand new, high end electronics that are overstock items…

Items Stolen From Tupperville Home

During the daytime hours of Tuesday November 28th, 2017 unknown suspects forced their way into Mandaumin Road home near Tupperville. Once inside the thieves removed a 43” TV, a DVD player, two video games and a hard drive. Also taken were three firearms. Two Remington 710 Pump Action Shotguns, a Stevens Single shot lever action…

Thefts From New Home Construction Sites

Thefts from new home construction sites have begun to rise again. Over the past week several different locations across our municipality have been entered resulting in the loss of thousands of dollars in tools and building materials. The theft of tools and construction materials affects everyone with higher insurance premiums and delays to new home…

Theft From Rose Beach Line Residence

During the first week of June 2017 unknown suspects entered a Rose Beach Line residence and removed over $18,000 in jewelry. The items ranged from rings, chains, ear rings, pearls, charm bracelets and several unique pieces of Amber and a necklace made from Lady Liberty Dimes. Crime Stoppers is asking for your help to locate…

Theft From Thamesville Home

Sometime during the week of September 16th and 21st, 2017 unknown suspects forced their way into a Groves Mill Line home in Thamesville. Evidence at the home revealed that a pickup truck was driven through the neighbouring field onto the rear of the property. The thieves made off with a riding lawnmower, a push mower,…

Break/Enter & Theft Park Avenue Business

Sometime overnight on Tuesday September 12th, 2017 an unknown suspects entered a Park Avenue West business in Chatham. Once inside the suspect removed a number of Dewalt Saws and 8 Dewalt charging stations: along with 3 laptops, a desk top computer including the keyboard, monitor and mouse as well as several other items. The value…

Robbery at Rosco’s Mini Mart Dresden

On Monday June 19th, 2017 an unknown male suspect entered Rosco’s Mini Mart in Dresden. The suspect brandished a weapon and demanded cigarettes and lottery tickets from the clerk. The suspect fled the area on dirt bike. The suspect is described as male, wearing black clothing, black gloves, a black motorcycle helmet with a black…

Damages To Boat & Items Stolen

Sometime over the weekend of June 3rd, 2017 unknown suspects entered the compound at the rear of a Richmond Street business in Chatham. Once inside the thieves broke into a boat parked in the compound causing $200 in damages, and removed $10,000 in spoons, body baits, releases and dipsy diver lures used for salmon fishing.…