The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 170 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Man Charged with Unlawfully in Dwelling CK21049575
As previously released, on Sunday night, police responded to a man who was unlawfully in a vacant apartment on Sheldon Avenue in Chatham. The man was charged and released with conditions not to attend that address.
Yesterday morning, the man re-attended the apartment and was arrested again. The 50-year-old man, of no fixed address, was charged with unlawfully being in a dwelling and failing to comply with his release conditions. He was released pending a future court date of November 9, 2021.
Man Charged with Weapon Related Offences CK21049640
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a suspicious man around a residence on Centre Side Road.
Through investigation, police located the man and learned that he was currently wanted on outstanding warrants. A search incident to arrest revealed that the man was in possession of brass knuckles even though he was currently bound by conditions not to possess any weapons.
The 34-year-old Chatham man was charged with being in possession of a prohibited weapon and being in possession of a weapon contrary to a Prohibition Order. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Impaired Driving CK21049658
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a possible impaired driver at Kingston Park in Chatham.
Through investigation, the officer believed the man was in control of his vehicle while impaired and he was arrested. The man was transported to police headquarters where a Drug Recognition Expert conducted an evaluation. As a result, the DRE officer believed the man was impaired by a drug.
Kyle Dewar, 31 years, of no fixed address, was charged with impaired driving. He was released pending a future court date of November 4, 2021.
Collision leads to Impaired Driving Charges CK21049712
Last night, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Pioneer Line near Baldoon Road.
Through investigation, police believed the man responsible for the collision was driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and transported to the OPP detachment for breath tests.
Cory White, 34 years, of Semenyn Avenue in Chatham was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was released pending a future court date of November 4, 2021.
Man Charged with Theft CK21049372
On Sunday morning around 2:00 a.m. two men agreed to meet in a parking lot in Wallaceburg to discuss the sale of an iPhone X.
As the victim allowed the man to inspect the cell phone prior to purchasing it, the man stole the phone and fled on his bicycle.
Last night, police located the man and he was arrested. Brandon Bigras, 37 years, of no fixed address, was 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 November 16, 2021.
Const. Renee Cowell, CMM III Police Specialist
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service