The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 163 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested.
SPRING? …where are you???
The temperature is supposed to warm up a little throughout the day. However, the Chatham-Kent Police Service reminds all motorists to SLOW DOWN and drive accordingly. The roads are wet and may be slippery in some areas.
Man Charged with Failing to Comply CK18016859
In February 2018, the man was released from police custody with conditions. Two of those conditions were to remain inside his residence at all times and not communicate in any way with a specific woman that is known to him.
Yesterday around 5:00 p.m. the man was observed inside Walmart at 881 St. Clair Street in Chatham with the woman he is not to be in contact with. Therefore, police were called. Upon arrival, an officer approached the man and then placed him under arrest for not abiding by his release conditions. A search of the man was conducted incident to arrest and items (from Walmart) that were concealed within the man’s clothing, were located.
The 36-year-old Chatham man was arrested for two counts of failing to comply. He was spoken to about the concealed items and cautioned regarding offences of theft under $5000 and possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000.
He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters where he has been held for a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Assault CK18016888
Last night at approximately 9:00 p.m., the man and his girlfriend were inside their shared residence in Chatham when they became involved in heated argument. The argument escalated and the man caused an injury to the woman’s arm and then threatened her. Police were called and the woman received medical treatment from EMS.
Through investigation, a separate assault that had occurred last year was disclosed to police.
The 57-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with uttering threats and two counts of assault. He was then transported to CKPS Headquarters where he has been held for a bail hearing.
Man Arrested on Warrant CK18016884
Last night at 8:30 p.m. a 22-year-old Chatham man was arrested on a warrant for failing to attend court. He was transported to CKPS Headquarters and later released with a future court date in May 2018.
Kelly Helbin #7246