The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 184 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eight people were arrested.
Traffic Stop leads to Drug Charges CK18030997
Las night, police initiated a traffic stop near the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Thames Street in Chatham. Through investigation, police seized three clear plastic bags containing methamphetamine, cocaine and Tylenol pills. Also seized were a scale, packaging material, crack pipe and silver spoon with suspected drug residue on it.
Both occupants were arrested and charged with two counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking. The 31-year-old Chatham man was additionally charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
The 32-year-old Chatham woman was released pending a future court date of July 26, 2018.
Man Charged with Fraud Related Offences CK18030970
Last night, police arrested a man in connection with an on-going fraud investigation. Between June 2017 and January 2018, the man was hired by the victim to perform general contracting work around his home. During this time, the man stole six cheques and fraudulently used them.
The 51-year-old Dover Township man has been charged with 6 counts of being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000, 6 counts of uttering a forged document and 6 counts of fraud under $5000. He has been released pending a future court date of August 15, 2018.
CK18030879 – Yesterday morning, police arrested a man wanted in connection with defrauding a Blenheim man for home renovations that were never completed. The 57-year-old Windsor man has been charged with fraud over $5000 and theft over $5000. He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.
CK18030885 – Yesterday morning, a 35-year-old Chatham man was arrested for being in violation of his Parole. He was transported directly to the South West Detention Centre.
CK18030951 – On April 6, 2018 the man failed to attend court and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Last night, police located the man on a bicycle in the Walmart parking lot. In an attempt to evade police, the man climbed on top of a nearby tractor trailer parked behind the Superstore. While up there, the man threatened to harm himself. Officers successfully communicated with the man and negotiated him down. The 35-year-old Chatham man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK18031010 – On June 30, 2018 police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Wallaceburg. The man fled on his bicycle prior to police arrival and a warrant was issued for assault, uttering threats and assault with a weapon. Early this morning, police located the man and he was arrested. The 29-year-old Wallaceburg man was released pending a future court date of July 27, 2018.
Motor Vehicle Collisions
CK18030875 – Yesterday morning, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Michener Road in Chatham. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $19,000. A 19-year-old Chatham woman was charged with failing to yield.
CK18030976 – Last night, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Gregory Drive near St. Clair Street in Chatham. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $8000. An 83-year-old Chatham woman was charged with failing to stop for a red light.
The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind everyone that registering your bike on our Bicycle Registry will increase the chances of having your bicycle returned to you if it is stolen and recovered.
Take the time and register your bicycle today at http://ckpolice.com/bicycle-registry/
Join us tomorrow at 12:00 p.m. at Pet Smart in Chatham as we ‘Turn off the Heat’. Local first responders and public figures will be experiencing what animals endure when left in a car during hot days. A BBQ lunch will also be available until 2:00 p.m. http://ckpolice.com/turn-off-the-heat/
Join us on July 18 at Chatham Mazda between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for a test drive, BBQ and car wash. All proceeds will be going directly to Special Olympics Ontario. http://ckpolice.com/test-drive-for-special-olympics/
Const. Renee Cowell
Chatham-Kent Police Service
Public Information Officer