The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 155 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested.
Man Arrested Twice in One Day CK20001822
Yesterday morning, just before 6:00 a.m. an alert citizen called police to report a possible break and enter to the Jami Masjid Mosque on Lacroix Street in Chatham. Upon arrival, officers observed the man damaging a door to the property and that a small window was broken. Total damage was estimated at $500.
The man was belligerent with police and refused to provide his name. The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters were he continued to be uncooperative. The man threatened to urinate all over the floor, which he purposely did. Upon being searched incident to arrest, officers were able to identify the man by his passport, which was found on his person.
The 30-year-old Chatham man was charged with two counts of mischief under $5000 and released with conditions around 9:30 a.m. pending a future court date of February 11, 2020.
Shortly after 10:00 a.m. an observant citizen contacted police to report that the man had returned to the property on Lacroix Avenue. Officers located the man a short distance away and he was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with being in Possession of Stolen Copper Wiring CK20001828
Yesterday morning, police responded to the report of two suspicious men in the area of Southwest Warehousing on Raleigh Street in Chatham pulling a cart. Officers located one of the men pulling a wagon with five (5) spools of copper wiring covered by a blanket.
Through investigation, police learned that the copper wiring had been stolen from the property on Raleigh Street.
Gary Taylor, 46 years, of Pearl Street in Tilbury was arrested and charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of February 11, 2020.
Man Arrested on Outstanding Warrant CK20001914
Last night, an officer on general patrol located a man wanted for breaching his Probation Order.
Tyler McIntee, 34 years of Fourth Street in Chatham was arrested and released pending a future court date.
Family Dispute leads to Charges CK20001964
Early this morning, police responded to a family dispute at a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that a youth in the home had assaulted his mother, punched a hole in the wall and fled the residence with a knife, regardless of being on conditions not to possess any weapons.
Officers located the teen a short distance away from the home and he was arrested.
The 14-year-old boy was charged with assault, mischief under $5000 and two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Theft of Tools in Chatham CK20001900
Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked workshop on Longwoods Road and stole various tools and alcohol. Total value of the theft was estimated at $3700.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bryan Vaughan at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension #87164. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Stolen Truck in Tilbury CK20001839
Sometime yesterday between midnight and 8:15 a.m. unknown suspect(s) stole a 4×4 grey GMC Sierra pick-up truck from a residence on Wheatley Road. The truck was last seen with Ontario license plates FZ2 426 and the box was full of tools and firewood.
Total value of the truck was estimated at $3500.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kevin McCaughley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #84918. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Polar Plunge – Freezin’ for a Reason
This is the last week to register for our Polar Plunge at St. Clair College, Thames Campus on Saturday, January 18 in support of Special Olympics Ontario.
The afternoon plunge is at 2:00 p.m. with the evening plunge at 6:00 p.m.
Register today at www.polarplunge.ca/plunges/chatham-kent
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service