The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 211 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested.
Man Charged with Taking Vehicle without Consent CK19012873
Yesterday morning, shortly after 8:00 a.m. an officer on general patrol observed the man, driving a white Dodge Stealth on St. Clair Street in Chatham, which was taken without the owner’s permission. A traffic stop was initiated and through investigation, police learned that the man was also suspended for unpaid fines and remedial measures.
Robert Hawgood, 47 years, of Houston Street in Chatham was charged with taking the motor vehicle without consent and two counts of driving while under suspension. He was released pending a future court date of April 17, 2019.
The car was returned to its rightful owner.
Woman Charged with Break and Enter CK19013005
Last night, the woman attended an apartment in Chatham and forced her way into the residence. At this time, she began yelling at her ex-boyfriend and another woman in the home. The incident escalated into a physical altercation as the woman punched the other woman prior to leaving.
Early this morning, police located the woman and she was arrested. The 36-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with assault and break and enter. She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Family Dispute Leads to Charges CK19013023
Last night, police responded to an altercation between family members at a residence in Chatham.
While in possession of an axe, the man damaged various doors in the home and assaulted a family member.
The 47-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with weapons dangerous, mischief under $5000 and three counts of assault. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK19013037 – Early this morning, police arrested a man wanted on numerous outstanding warrants at an apartment in Chatham. The 36-year-old man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK19013061 – Last week, the man failed to attend court on two separate occasions. As a result, warrants were issued for his arrest. Early this morning, police located the man and he was arrested. Julian Spooner, 32 years, of Harvey Street in Chatham was released pending a future court date of April 24, 2019.
Yesterday, members of our Traffic Unit and Community Patrol conducted traffic enforcement across Chatham-Kent.
– 25 motorists were charged with speeding
– 5 motorists were charged with driving with expired validation stickers
– 3 motorists were charged with driving with a hand-held device
– 1 motorist was charged with not wearing a seat belt and driving while under suspension
– 1 motorist was charged with smoking with children present in the vehicle
Road Safety is a priority for our Police Service. Please obey the rules of the road as education through enforcement will continue throughout the year across our community.
Stolen Vehicle in Chatham CK19013047
Shortly after 1:00 a.m. this morning, a vehicle left running outside a business on Lacroix Street in Chatham was stolen. The black 2013 Dodge Journey was last seen with Ontario license plates CHNN 773.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mark Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #87162. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Coffee with a Cop
Join us tomorrow between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. at McDonald’s on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg.
No agenda or speeches, just a chance to have a casual conversation with a police officer over a cup of coffee.
Each guest that comes in to chat with us will receive one free small coffee courtesy of McDonald’s.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer