The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 167 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested.
Man Charged with Shoplifting in Chatham CK20037010
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart.
The man entered the store and concealed an Oral B electronic toothbrush, valued at $140 in a bag. The man exited the store making no attempt to pay for the item. Officers were provided with a physical description of the man as he fled on a bicycle. The man was located a short distance away and taken into custody.
Derrick McFadden, 33 years, of no fixed address has been charged with theft under $5000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of August 18, 2020. The property was recovered and returned to the store.
Men Charged following Disturbance in Erieau CK20037089
Last night around 8:00 p.m. police responded to a traffic complaint on Kerr Avenue. As a local citizen approached the pick-up truck doing doughnuts in the parking lot of the Marina, two men exited the truck. A verbal argument began and the men threatened the citizen. The men sped off and went towards the boat launch. The citizen followed and continued asking the men to leave the area due to their erratic driving. At this time, a physical altercation began and the citizen was threatened with a metal pipe, which was ultimately thrown at him. The rear window of his vehicle was also smashed as the men fled. Officers were provided with a description of the truck and men. Luckily, the citizen was not physically injured during this altercation.
A CKPS officer located the vehicle just before 8:30 p.m. travelling westbound on the 401. With the assistance of OPP, a traffic stop was conducted near Manning Road. The two men were taken into custody by CKPS officers and transported to police headquarters.
Tyler Snively, 22 years, of Riverside Drive in Windsor has been charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats and assault. He was released pending a future court date of August 18, 2020.
Edward Low, 24 years, of Riverside Drive in Windsor has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, uttering threats, assault with a weapon and mischief under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of August 18, 2020.
Pair Found Together and Charged CK20037130
Early this morning, an officer on general patrol initiated a traffic stop on Barthe Street in Chatham.
Through investigation, the officer learned that the driver was currently wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions. In the vehicle, was also a woman, with whom he was currently on conditions not to communicate with.
The 21-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
His passenger, a 21-year-old Chatham woman, was also arrested and charged with facilitating a breach and obstruct police for providing a false name to the officer. She was released pending a future court date.
Stolen Vehicle in Chatham CK20037080
Sometime in the past two weeks, unknown suspect(s) stole a red 2008 Cobalt from a residence on Princess Street. The vehicle was unplated at the time of the theft.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Danica Quenneville at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #87312. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Collision in Chatham Township CK20037060
Late yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a three vehicle collision at the intersection of Centre Side Road and Union Line.
One person was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The collision remains under investigation.
Total damage was estimated at $20,000.
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