The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 188 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Ten people were arrested.
Pair Caught in Stolen Vehicle CK18046360
Yesterday morning, police responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on St. Clair Street in Chatham. Officers located the vehicle and learned that it had been reported stolen from a woman on Park Avenue last month.
The two men found in possession of the vehicle were arrested. A 22-year-old man and 33-year-old man, both of Chatham, were charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. The first man was released pending a future court date of October 24, 2018. Through investigation, police learned that the second man was currently wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK18046340 – Yesterday morning, police arrested a man wanted in connection with a fraud investigation. Real Lacombe, 29 years, of Baldoon Road in Chatham has been charged with fraud under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of October 24, 2018.
CK18046343 – Yesterday morning, a man wanted in connection with a robbery at Macs Variety Store in Wheatley back in February, attended police headquarters and turned himself in. The 25-year-old Chatham man has been charged with robbery and wearing a disguise with intent. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK18046387 – Yesterday morning, police arrested a man wanted in connection with a domestic related incident. The 38-year-old Chatham man was charged with assault causing bodily harm, mischief under $5000, forcible confinement and failing to comply with his release conditions. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK18046356 – On September 26 around 4:20 a.m. the man was observed attempting to gain entry into a trailer on McKee Road in Wallaceburg. The man then proceeded to steal tools from a truck parked in a driveway down the road. Through investigation, police identified the man responsible and a warrant for his arrest was issued for the offences of trespassing at night, attempt theft, theft under $5000, possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000 and failing to comply with his release conditions. Yesterday morning, police arrested the 21-year-old man of no fixed address in Wallaceburg. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK18046391 – Yesterday afternoon, a woman wanted for communicating with a man on conditions not to have contact with her following a domestic related incident, attended police headquarters and turned herself in. The 32-year-old Chatham woman was charged with facilitating a breach. She was released pending a future court date of October 24, 2018.
CK18046410 – Yesterday afternoon, an officer on general patrol in Wallaceburg, observed a woman wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident at Home Hardware in Chatham riding a bicycle on Dufferin Avenue. Tracy Bechard, 33 years, of Bluewater Line in Wallaceburg was arrested and charged with theft under $5000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. She was released pending a future court date of October 24, 2018.
CK18046424 – On July 31, 2018 the man was released from custody after being charged with two separate shoplifting incidents in Chatham. On August 24, 2018, the man failed to attend court and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Yesterday afternoon, police located the man and he was arrested. The 36-year-old Chatham man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Stolen Trailer in Dresden CK18046362
Sometime this past week, unknown suspect(s) stole a black 2011 Econo car hauler style trailer from a property on Camden Street. The trailer has a ‘Mac Neaves Trailer’ sticker on the tongue and is valued at approximately $3000.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Darcy Lunn at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #85385. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer