The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 203 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Seven people were arrested.
Update: Homicide Investigation in Chatham CK21025315
As previously reported, on Thursday, June 3, 2021 police responded to a disturbance on St. George Street near Park Avenue East. An altercation between several men, all known to each other, resulted in the death of a local man.
The victim has been identified as Manuel DaSilva, 35 years, of Chatham.
Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service offer their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. DaSilva.
On June 5, 2021 Kyle Samko, 26 years, of Sarnia was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. He has been remanded into custody pending a future court date of June 10, 2021.
Members of the Major Crime Unit continue their investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cole Abbott at email@example.com or 519-380-6024. Anonymous callers may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Police Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Collision CK21026444
Yesterday afternoon around 3:00 p.m. police responded to a two vehicle collision on Dawn Mills Road near Croton Line.
A 27-year-old North York woman was travelling eastbound on Croton Line when she struck a 64-year-old Dresden woman travelling northbound on Dawn Mills Road.
Both women were transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with serious injuries. The North York woman was transferred via Ornge air ambulance o London for further medical treatment. The Dresden woman was transferred via ambulance to Windsor for further medical attention.
Total damage has been estimated at $50,000.
The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Flikweert at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-355-1092.
Woman Charged with Domestic Related Offences CK21026371
Yesterday morning, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the woman entered the man’s residence and would not allow him to leave the bedroom to call for help. A neighbour called police when they heard the man and woman arguing.
Upon police arrival, officers located the woman in the home, regardless of being bound by conditions not to attend the residence or speak with the man.
The 25-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and transported to police headquarters where she kicked the prisoner phone off the wall in the booking area. The woman was charged with break and enter while committing forcible confinement, mischief under $5000 and five counts of failing to comply with her release conditions. She was held in custody pending a bail hearing and remanded until June 14, 2021.
Woman Charged with Assault Police CK21026494
Last night, an officer on general patrol observed a woman wanted for failing to comply with her release conditions and breach of probation, walking on Elizabeth Street in Thamesville.
As the officer approached the woman, she fled on foot. Following a short foot chase, the woman was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrants. At this time, the woman resisted arrest by striking the officer in the face and kicking him. A conductive energy weapon (taser) was deployed and the woman was taken into custody.
Kristine Bruce, 44 years, of Sarah Street in Thamesville was additionally charged with resist arrest and assault police. She was released pending a future court date of July 9, 2021.
Woman Charged with Break and Enter CK21026520
Last night, police responded to an alarm at Maple City Mini-Storage on Grand Avenue East in Chatham.
Through investigation, police located the woman inside the compound and damage to a storage unit. The woman was arrested and upon being searched, was found to be in possession of an exacto knife, a wire cutter and pliers.
The 36-year-old woman, of no fixed address, was charged with failing to comply with her release conditions by breaching her curfew, being in possession of break-in instruments and two counts of break and enter. She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Stolen Motorcycle in Chatham CK21026343
Sometime late Monday night, unknown suspect(s) stole a black 2003 Kawasaki Ninja ZX12R motorcycle from a parking lot on McNaughton Avenue East. The motorcycle was last seen with Ontario license plate 9B1J0.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Max Bossence at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87346. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Const. Renee Cowell, CMM III Police Specialist
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service