The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 190 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Seven people were arrested.
Update: Police Looking for the Public’s Assistance CK19060069
On Monday, police released images of a man and truck for assistance in identifying either of them as part of a theft from Canadian Tire in Blenheim earlier this month.
Due to the power of social media, the man was identified.
Yesterday, Shawn Weaver, 36 years, of Talbot Trail in Morpeth was arrested and 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 December 17, 2019.
Man Charged in Merlin CK19061550
Yesterday morning, police responded to the report of a suspicious man in Merlin.
Upon police arrival, officers learned that the man was causing a disturbance while walking around Merlin. He threatened a woman while attempting to steal her van and drove away in a truck that was left unattended and running. Officers located the man and he was taken into custody.
The 56-year-old Merlin man has been charged with uttering threats, attempt theft of a motor vehicle, causing a disturbance, theft of motor vehicle, being in possession of property over $5000 and driving while under suspension. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Fraud CK19044736
This summer, police became aware that a local woman had paid a man $5800 to install new window replacements.
The man failed to complete the work and was arrested last night.
Daniel Richie, 29 years of College Street in Chatham has been charged with fraud over $5000 and uttering a forged document. He was released pending a future court date of December 20, 2019.
Woman Charged with Uttering Threats CK19061087
Earlier this week, the woman attended the residence of a man known to her and a verbal argument began, which resulted in the woman threatening the man. The woman left prior to police arrival.
Last night, police arrested the woman. The 25-year-old Chatham woman was charged with uttering threats. She was released pending a future court date of December 20, 2019.
Woman Found in Stolen Vehicle CK19061687
Last night, police located a stolen cargo van parked but still running at a residence on Longwoods Road.
The driver fled prior to police arrival, however the woman still in the vehicle was arrested.
Madison Wood, 21 years of Lorne Avenue in Chatham has been charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime over $5000. She was released pending a future court date of December 20, 2019.
The cargo van was towed from the scene and the registered owner was notified.
Bundle up the kids and join us tonight in Tilbury at 7:00 p.m. as Santa Claus is coming to town.
Kids are welcome to visit Santa inside the Lawn Bowling building after the parade. The Town Tree Lighting is scheduled for 8:00 p.m.
The Wheatley Santa Claus Parade is scheduled for Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
For a complete list of Christmas Parades in Chatham-Kent, please see https://myck.ca/santaclausparades/
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service