The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 169 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Ten people were arrested.
Police Execute Search Warrant CK20001337
Yesterday, members of the Intelligence Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a hotel in Chatham.
A search of the room resulted in the following being seized:
– 371 grams of crack cocaine valued at $45,000
– 367 grams of fentanyl value at $147,000
– 4.5 grams of psilocybin value of $45
– a large amount of Canadian Currency, digital scales and packaging material
– Stihl chain saw and cement saw stolen from McGrails Farm Equipment over the weekend
– Dyson vacuum stolen from Best Buy earlier this week
A 36-year-old man and 23-year-old woman, both of Chatham, were arrested and charged with drug possession, two counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking and three counts of possession of property obtained by a crime. Both have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Men Charged with Weapon Related Offences CK20001370
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to an apartment building on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg after a man was observed shooting a handgun outside in a bush area towards a tree.
For public safety, officers contained the area and located the two men involved inside an apartment along with a disassembled 9mm Ruger handgun, extended magazine and ammunition.
The 38-year-old Wallaceburg man and 35-year-old Walpole Island man were both arrested and charged with weapons dangerous and being in possession of a restricted firearm with prohibited magazine. The Wallaceburg man was additionally charged with being in possession of a firearm contrary to a Court Order. The Walpole Island man was additionally charged with failing to comply with his release conditions by being in possession of a weapon. Both have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Traffic Stop leads to Charges CK20001467
Shortly after 2:00 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed a car on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg. A query of the license plates revealed that they were not registered for the car and a traffic stop was initiated.
Through investigation, the officer learned that the driver and passenger were both violating their court ordered curfews.
The driver, a 30-year-old Ridgetown man and his passenger, a 30-year-old Bothwell man were both arrested and charged with failing to comply with their release conditions. Both men have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Youth Charged with Mischief CK20001371
Yesterday, police responded to a family dispute at a residence in Chatham.
A 16-year-old youth was arrested and charged with mischief after kicking and damaging a door to the home. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK20001355 – Yesterday morning, police arrested a man wanted in connection with a disturbance that occurred at a residence in Wallaceburg on Christmas day. The 63-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with mischief under $5000 and two counts of uttering threats. He was released pending a future court date of January 24, 2020.
CK20001399 – Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a man in Chatham wanted by Sarnia Police Service. The 18-year-old man was turned over to officers from Sarnia for court purposes.
CK20001430 – Last night, a man wanted for failing to comply with his Probation Order attended police headquarters and turned himself in. Dale Mason-Delaney, 29 years, of Merritt Avenue in Chatham was arrested and released pending a future court date of January 29, 2020.
Man Charged with Passing Stopped School Bus CK20001227
On Wednesday afternoon, around 3:45 p.m. an officer with the Traffic Unit observed a man pass a stopped school bus with its lights activated on Raleigh Street in Chatham. The officer waited for the students to disembark from the bus and caught up to the vehicle on Patteson Avenue.
Through investigation, the officer learned that the man was also suspended from driving for unpaid fines.
The 25-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to stop for a school bus and driving while under suspension. He will be required to attend Provincial Offences Court on February 26, 2020.
CK20001328 – Yesterday morning, members of the Traffic Unit conducted traffic enforcement on Mill Street West in Tilbury. Four motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.
Break and Enter in Chatham CK20001381
Sometime yesterday between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. unknown suspect(s) forced their way into a residence on Jeffrey Street. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole a 40” Samsung television valued at $600.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Dan Clark at email@example.com Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service