Fraud Alert

Crime Stoppers has received a number of calls from people who have had disturbing and aggressive phone calls from a group identifying themselves as the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA); where the caller with a strong ethnic accent identifies themselves with an Anglophone name and provides a CRA employee ID number. The caller requests personal information such as date…

Arson On Park Ave Chatham

Shortly after midnight on January 26th, 2015 a Park Avenue homeowner was awakened by noise from outside the home. Looking outside the homeowner observed an unknown suspect on a bicycle riding away from the property. Shortly after this the victim discovered her vehicle on fire in the driveway. After extinguishing the fire it was determined to be an arson…

Break and Enter On Inshes

Recently the Chatham Kent Police investigated a break and enter that occurred on Inshes Avenue in Chatham. During the investigation officers spoke to several residents who described an unknown male approximately 6’2” tall, with a bulky build in his 30’s wearing a grey toque, dark navy blue ¾ length winter coat and snow pants carrying a shovel walking around and…

Foiled Armed Robbery

On Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at approximately 12:08am, an unknown suspect wearing a ski mask approached the locked kiosk at the Pioneer Gas Bar, on Chatham Street in Blenheim and was told that he would have to take his mask off if he wanted to come into the store. The suspect brandished a “hunting style” knife with an…

Large Theft From Spee-D-Mart

In the early morning hours of December 13th, 2015 unknown suspects entered the Speed-D- Mart located at the corner of Richmond Street and Bloomfield Road in Chatham. Once inside the suspect disabled the store alarm and then removed over 2000 packs of cigarettes, several lottery tickets and a jar of change. Total value of the theft is over $25,000.…

High End Bicycles Stolen

Sometime during the early morning hours of December 1st, 2015 unknown suspects entered the mudroom area of a Raleigh Street home in Chatham. Once inside the suspects removed 6 bicycles. Several of these are unique and easily identifiable having many specialty items such as belt drive, electric gear shifters, racks, fenders and saddle bags. The value of these prized items…

Lumber Tarps Theft

Sometime between November 26th and November 27th, an unknown suspect entered a shop on Golf Course Line in Ridgetown and removed 6 large lumber tarps, used for covering loads on transport trailers. The tarps are valued at over $8000. Crime Stoppers is seeking the return of the tarps or the identity of the persons responsible. If you have any…

Theft At Wheatley Arena

Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning of November 22nd, an unknown suspect forced their way into the Wheatley Arena on Erie Street North. Once inside, the suspect damaged the ATM machine, a safe and entered the canteen area and stole a quantity of cash. The police investigation revealed that the area phone lines had been cut disrupting…

Theft From King St East Home

In the early morning hours of November 15th an unknown suspect entered a King Street East home by forcing the rear patio door. Once inside the thief removed a Macbook, a 55” Toshiba LCD TV, an Xbox 360 and games, golf clubs, jewelry, an IPOD, some items of clothing and several power tools. Crime Stoppers is seeking the…

Theft & Damage At Actionmatic

Sometime during the early morning hours of Thursday November 5th, 2015, unknown suspects damaged five (5) vehicles parked at Actionmatic Ltd on Maple Leaf Drive in Chatham. Approximately $10,000 worth of tools were stolen from the trucks.  Damage to the trucks is estimated at $3000. Crime Stoppers is seeking information regarding the identity of the persons responsible and return…