The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 162 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eleven people were arrested.
Police Execute Search Warrant in Chatham CK18022198
Last night, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section, with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant on Jeffrey Street.
A quantity of hydromorphone, morphine, cocaine, crack cocaine and methamphetamine were seized for analysis. Digital scales, cell phones, surveillance system, drug paraphernalia and a stolen paint sprayer were also seized.
A 28-year-old Chatham man has been charged with drug possession, breach of probation and possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
A 46-year-old Chatham man has been charged with 4 counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking and failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
A 27-year-old Stoney Point man has been charged with drug possession. He was released pending a future court date of June 7, 2018.
A 37-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with drug possession. She was released pending a future court date of June 7, 2018.
A 49-year-old Charing Cross man has been charged with drug possession. He was released pending a future court date of June 7, 2018.
A 27-year-old man from Lighthouse Cove has been charged with drug possession. He was released pending a future court date of June 7, 2018.
Man Charged with Domestic Related Offences CK18022224
Last night, police responded to a domestic disturbance in Wheatley where a man threatened and assaulted his wife and young child.
The 27-year-old Wheatley man was arrested and charged with assault, assault with a weapon and uttering threats. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with being Intoxicated in a Public Place CK18022236
Last night, police found the intoxicated man on Raleigh Street unable to care for himself. For his own safety, he was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters.
The 20-year-old Chatham man has been charged with being intoxicated in a public place. He will be released when sober.
Theft of ATV CK18022205
Sometime since May 12, unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked shed on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg and stole a black 2008 Roke 110cc ATV. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $600.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Stan Blonde at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #85387. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Man Charged with Robbery CK18021834
Saturday morning, around 5:00 a.m. the man attended 7-11 on Grand Avenue West in Chatham wearing a bandana concealing part of his face while carrying a sawed off rifle. The man demanded money from the cashier, however when he realized there was no cash in the till, he left the store. The man crossed St. Clair Street and while in the area of Forest Street, he discharged one round from his rifle which passed through a second floor bedroom window on Joseph Street.
No one was injured in either incident.
Through investigation, the man responsible was identified and arrested on Tuesday night.
Michael Garnett, 21 years, of no fixed address has been charged with robbery with a weapon, wearing a disguise with intent, possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, careless use of a firearm and mischief endangering life.
He was transported to the court house yesterday pending a bail hearing. He has been held in custody pending a future court date of May 22, 2018.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer