Grand River Line ATV Theft

Sometime during the last week of October 2015 an unknown suspect stole an ATV from a Grand River Line home. The ATV, a silver 2002 Polaris A02 325 cc 4×4 with Ontario license plate 8AE54 has large utility box and gun rack on the rear and 3 milk crates strapped to the front racks. It is valued at…

Break & Enter CP Rail Yard

During the early morning hours of Saturday October 17th, 2015 unknown suspects entered the fenced compound of the CP Rail yard located at the end of Murray Street, Chatham.

Once inside the suspects smashed the windows of two trucks and removed a Dell Laptop and a gas credit card. The suspects then cut the locks from the trucks tool boxes and removed a STIHL chain saw

and other assorted tools. The value of the theft is $2000 and $1000 in damages to the trucks.

Heli-Pad Vandalism

During the early morning hours of Sunday October 11th, 2015 several unknown suspects damaged 14 of the Heli-Pad lamps located at The Kent Health Alliance. The suspects fled west from the area along Emma Street and out onto Lacroix Street. The cost of the mischief is $2800 however; this is minor compared to the problems that it created. The…

Copper Items Thefts Continue

The theft of copper items continues to be an issue for the Chatham-Kent Police Service along with residents and businesses within our Municipality.

While it is understandable that copper holds a dollar value when sold as scrap, this is minimal compared to the costs of the theft of copper products from businesses, new home construction sites and hydro sites. Not only is it dangerous to remove but it’s also very expensive to replace.

Indian Creek Fire Intentionally Set

Around the midnight hour on Saturday September 19th police and fire crews were sent to an abandoned home on Indian Creek West in Chatham. Upon arrival they found the house fully engulfed in flames.

Through investigation it was determined that this fire was intentionally set and as a result the home was destroyed. Evidence at the scene indicates that a vehicle was parked by the home at the time of the fire.

Trailer Contents Stolen St Clair St Chatham

During the early morning hours of September 10th, 2015 unknown suspects entered several locked trailers located at the rear of a business located in the 700 block of St Clair Street in Chatham. The thieves removed several computers, televisions, area rugs, pillows, sheets and towels. The total value of the thefts is over $5000 with more than a $1000…

Drake Road Construction Site Theft

On Friday August 21st, 2015 unknown suspects entered a construction site at Drake Road just north of Queens Line. After removing the lock the thieves entered the trailer and removed a

large quantity of tools which included several saws, drills and generator. The total value of the theft is over $15,000.00.

Tilbury Church Damage

Over the weekend of August 22nd and 23rd, 2015 suspects entered the vacant property known as Saint Andrews Anglican Church located on Prospect Street in Tilbury.

Once inside the thieves discharged several fire extinguishers causing damage to the interior as well as the priceless antique organ. They then further desecrated the sanctuary with anti-religious graffiti.

Carnation Court Garage Robbery

Sometime during the night of August 10th, 2015 unknown suspects entered an open garage on Carnation Court in Chatham and removed 3 adult bicycles, three cases of beer, rollerblades, fishing equipment, a

pair of running shoes, several CD’s and a shovel, all totalling over $2000.