The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 147 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Man Charged with Mischief under $5000 CK17047208
Yesterday morning at 8:00 a.m. the man walked up to a vacant building on St. Clair Street in Chatham and struck the glass door, causing approximately $300 damage. He then left the area, but was located by police moments later.
Derek McFadden, 30 years, of Chatham-Kent was arrested and charged with mischief under $5000. He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters and later released with a court date of December 19, 2017.
Man Charged with Failing to Comply CK17045275
In August 2017, the man was released from custody with conditions. One of the conditions was to remain inside his residence between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. daily.
On Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:45 p.m. an officer attended the man’s address to ensure he was abiding by his curfew condition, but he was not there. Attempts to locate the man were unsuccessful and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Yesterday evening at 4:00 p.m. the man was observed inside a store in Chatham and police were called. At 4:18 p.m. the 44-year-old Chatham man was arrested on the warrant and charged with failing to comply. He was transported to CKPS Headquarters where he has been held for a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Failing to Comply CK17047299
The man is currently on a Probation Order and one of the conditions of that order, is not to be within a certain distance of three people that are known to him.
Last night at 10:30 p.m. the man attended the residence of the people that he is supposed to stay away from. He was refused entry and police were called. An officer located the man a short distance away and he was arrested.
The 27-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to comply with his Probation Order. Through investigation it was learned that the man had two warrants out for his arrest. Therefore, he was additionally arrested and charged with three counts of failing to comply. He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters where he has been held for a bail hearing.
Traffic Enforcement Leads to Charges CK17047218
Yesterday at 10:30 a.m. an officer was conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of Base Line and Old Glass Road in Wallaceburg. A Chevrolet Impala was stopped due to the validation tag being expired since 2015. Further investigation revealed the driver had no insurance for the vehicle. As a result, the vehicle was towed from the location and the 57-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with the following offences:
– Owner Operate Motor Vehicle on a Highway – No Insurance
– Drive Motor Vehicle, No Currently Validated Permit
He is required to attend court at the end of December.
Const. Kelly Helbin
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service