The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 202 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested.
Man Charged with Assault CK19025733
Last night, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Dresden.
The man attended his ex-girlfriend’s home which resulted in a verbal argument. The man let some air out of the woman’s tires, took her phone and assaulted her when she tried to get it back. The man then threw the phone on the ground breaking it.
The 31-year-old Dresden man was arrested and charged with assault and mischief. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Breaching his Curfew CK19025736
On April 24, 2019 the man was released from custody with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Just after midnight, an officer on general patrol observed the man riding a bicycle on St. Clair Street. The 45-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK19025581 – Last week, the man failed to attend court and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Yesterday morning, police arrested the man on the outstanding warrant. Cory Simmons, 44 years, of Wellington Street in Chatham was released pending a future court date of May 29, 2019.
CK19025592 – Yesterday morning, police located a man wanted for failing to comply with his Probation Order when he was a youth. The 20-year-old Tilbury man was arrested on the outstanding warrant and released pending a future court date of June 3, 2019.
CK19025690 – Last night, police located a man in Chatham wanted by OPP. The 27-year-old man was arrested and turned over to OPP for court purposes.
Motor Vehicle Collision CK19025733
Around 11:45 p.m. last night, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Park Street in Chatham.
The driver, lost control of his truck, struck a parked car and came to rest against One Stop Laundry.
Luckily, no one was injured. Total damage has been estimated at $70,000.
The 40-year-old Chatham man has been charged with careless driving.
Collision in Morpeth CK19025771
This morning, around 8:30 a.m. emergency crews responded to a collision involving a school bus and transport truck at the intersection of Tylee Street and Talbot Trail.
Eight children were on the bus at the time of the collision. Thankfully, only minor injuries were reported.
The driver of the transport truck, a 67-year-old Simcoe man, was charged with careless driving.