The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 149 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 8 people were arrested.
Man Charged With Theft of Marihuana Plants
CK21036255/ck21036262 – Yesterday morning, police received a call for a suspicious male walking in the area of McNaughton Avenue and Sandys Street in the city of Chatham. Police located the male walking barefoot down the road with marihuana plants in hand. The male was intoxicated by alcohol, was unable to care for himself and was subsequently arrested. Police later discovered the plants were stolen from a nearby residence. An 18-year-old Chatham was charged with; break, enter a place to commit indictable offence and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000. He has been released from custody with a future court date of September 10th, 2021.
Wanted Man Runs From Police
CK21036339 – Yesterday afternoon, police located a man currently wanted for failing to attend court. Police informed the man that he was under arrest and the man took off running. A short foot pursuit ensued and the man was eventually arrested. A 23-year-old Chatham man was additionally charged with; escaping lawful custody and resisting arrest. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Motor Vehicle Collision Leads to Impaired Operation
CK21036363 – Last night, Police responded to a 2-vehicle collision on Drury Line in Harwich Township. One of the drivers was arrested for operating a conveyance while impaired by alcohol. A 34 yearold Chatham man was transported to the Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters where he blew more than double the legal limit. He was released from custody with a future court date of August 23rd, 2021.
Man Arrested After Several Windows Broken in Dresden
CK21036415 – Early this morning, police were called to St. George Street in Dresden in regards to a suspicious person call. Police discovered that several store front windows had been broken. Police were able to obtain video surveillance and an image of the suspect. Shortly after, police located the male walking just outside of Dresden. Police checks further revealed the male was currently wanted for failing to attend court. A 43 year-old Wallaceburg Man was arrested and additionally charged with 7 counts of mischief under $5,000. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.