Chatham-Kent police remind people as they celebrate Valentine’s Day to remember that not all relationships are healthy ones.
Those who are involved in toxic relationships are encouraged to break the silence because you are not alone, police said.
Help is available by calling:
- Police at 519-352-1234 or 911 in an emergency;
- Victim Services at 519-436-6630;
- The Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre at 519-354-6360; and
- The Chatham-Kent Sexual Assault Crisis Centre at 519-354-8688.
More information is available at www.ckwc.ca.
Chatham man charged with criminal harassment
A 31-year-old Chatham man was charged in connection with an incident with a local woman.
Chatham-Kent police said a woman reported being harassed by an ex-boyfriend Wednesday afternoon.
Police said the man was arrested Thursday and charged with criminal harassment, and released with a March 13 court date.
Chatham-Kent police are investigating a Thursday break-in at a home on Winter Line Road in Dover Township.
Jewelry was stolen from the home, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Jason Hamm at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 ext. 87344.
Anonymous calls can also be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Crashes keep C-K police busy
Chatham-Kent police were kept busy responding to crashes on Thursday.
Police were called to a two-vehicle crash on Queen Street North in Tilbury around 10:30 a.m.
A 57-year-old woman was charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, police said.
There were no injuries and total damage was estimated at $3,500.
A 36-year-old Highgate woman was charged with making a turn not in safety in connection to a two-vehicle crash on Richmond Street in Chatham just after 4:30 p.m., police said.
There were no injuries and damages were estimated at $15,000.
A 27-year-old Tilbury woman was charged with careless driving after police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Sandys Street in Chatham, just before 5:30 p.m.
There were no injuries and damage was estimated at $3,000, police said.