The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 180 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested.
Trespassing leads to Assault Charge CK18046806
Last night, a man attended a residence in Wallaceburg. The homeowner asked the man to leave, however he failed to do so and police were called.
Upon police arrival, the man failed to leave when directed and was placed under arrest. The man resisted arrest and a struggle ensued. A conductive energy weapon (taser) was deployed and the man was taken into custody.
The 38-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with failing to leave premises when directed and assault with intent to resist arrest. He was released pending a future court date of October 24, 2018.
The officer sustained a minor injury to his hand.
Man Charged with Breaching Curfew Condition CK18046865
On October 2, 2018 the man was released from Court with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 9:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Shortly after 1:00 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed the man on King Street in Chatham. The 41-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Pair Fails to Comply with Non-Communication Clause CK18046839 / CK18046828
Last night, police received information that a man and woman, currently bound by conditions not to communicate with each other were together in an apartment in Thamesville.
Officers located the pair and both were arrested.
The 21-year-old Thamesville woman was charged with failing to comply. The 33-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with three counts of failing to comply as he was also bound by a daily curfew of 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and a condition not to be in Thamesville. Both have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Theft from Vehicles in Chatham CK18046709
Sometime between Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) forced their way into two vehicles parked at Sarnia Propane on St. Clair Street causing about $1500 damage. Six Milwaukee M18 lithium ion batteries and a Milwaukee M18 charger valued at $1150 were stolen.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jessica Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #8107333. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
We will be out in full force this holiday weekend focusing our efforts on road safety to reduce impaired driving, distracted driving and aggressive driving. Please do your part to ensure this is a Happy Thanksgiving for everyone – wear your seat belt and drive safely.
Blanket Drive for Victim Services
Just a reminder that this is the last weekend that we will be accepting new and gently used blankets for Victim Services.
Donations may be dropped off at police headquarters in Chatham or police substations in Wallaceburg, Blenheim or Ridgetown.
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Help us ‘Stuff a Bus’ at Sobeys on Park Avenue in Chatham tomorrow.
All donations will be going directly to our local food bank to help those in need.
This Thanksgiving, give thanks, give back.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer