The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 193 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Three people were arrested.
Family Dispute in Chatham CK18026799
On Monday morning, the man began arguing with a family member while in their home. The incident escalated when he threatened her with a wrench and later a BB gun. The man left the residence prior to police arrival and failed to return by 11:00 p.m. as per his court ordered curfew.
Yesterday morning, police located the man and he was arrested. The 21-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to comply, two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and two counts of uttering threats. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Resist Arrest CK18027045
Yesterday afternoon, police were on foot patrol in the area of Patteson Avenue and Gray Street in Chatham. As the officers were walking through an alleyway, they observed a man, known to them, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for break and enter and trespass by night.
The officers approached the man and placed him under arrest. The man immediately pulled away and began struggling in an attempt to avoid being arrested. The man was eventually handcuffed and taken into custody. One of the officers sustained minor injuries.
The 28-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with resist arrest. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with being Intoxicated in a Public Place CK18027005
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of an intoxicated man near a local school. Officers found the man on Raleigh Street in Chatham. For his own safety, the man was taken into custody as he was unable to care for himself.
The 63-year-old Chatham man was charged with being intoxicated in a public place. He was released when sober.
Theft of Tools CK18026954
Sometime between Monday at 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked shed on Mink Line and stole various tools along with a pellet gun. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1400.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cheryl McVicar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #85018. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
CK18026958 – Yesterday morning, the Traffic Unit conducted speed enforcement in Charing Cross on Middle Line. Two motorists were observed traveling at high rate of speed and charged accordingly.
CK18027024 – Yesterday afternoon, the Traffic Unit conducted enforcement on Partridge Crescent in Chatham. Two motorists were stopped and charged with disobeying a stop sign.
Law Enforcement Torch Run
Join us this Saturday at Kingston Park in Chatham for our annual Torch Run for Special Olympics.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer