The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 208 calls for service in the last 24 hours. One person was arrested.
Man Arrested on Outstanding Warrant CK18011388
On January 10, 2018 the man was charged with theft under $5000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000 in regards to a shoplifting complaint in Blenheim. He was released with conditions pending a future court date.
On January 26, 2018 the man failed to attend for fingerprints and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Yesterday afternoon, police located the man and he was arrested. Leonard Wood, 28 years, of Talbot Trail in Harwich Township was released pending a future court date of March 27, 2018.
Mischief in Chatham CK18011355
Sometime between Friday at 5:00 p.m. and yesterday at 12:30 p.m. unknown suspect(s) caused approximately $200 damage to a fence leading into a business along the railway tracks on Colborne Street.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Rose at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87290. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Break and Enter in Wallaceburg CK18011350
Sometime over the past weekend, unknown suspect(s) forced their way into O’Neil Tire and Battery on McNaughton Avenue. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole approximately 25 new Interstate batteries. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $3,100.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Tim Percy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #84922. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Update – Theft of MacBook CK18009964
As previously released, on March 2, 2018 shortly after 6:00 p.m. a woman was doing homework at Tim Hortons on Park Avenue in Chatham when a man stole her MacBook while she left the table unattended for a minute.
On Friday night, through the power of social media, police received information about the person responsible for the theft. The 17-year-old male youth from Chatham was identified and arrested. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the youth was found to be in possession of the stolen laptop.
He was charged with theft under $5000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He was released with conditions pending a future court date of March 19, 2018.
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer