The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 221 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Three people were arrested.
Two Men Charged following Theft from Convenience Store CK20029034
Yesterday morning, around 8:00 a.m. police responded to a shoplifting incident at a convenience store in Chatham. Through investigation, police learned that a man entered the store and stole a sleeve of lottery tickets. The clerk was bitten as he attempted to stop the man, who fled the area on foot.
A second man in the store, seized the moment by stealing lottery tickets and a handful of lighters. This man was taken into custody at the scene and upon being searched incident to arrest, was found to be in possession of the stolen lighters and scratch tickets. Ninos Khoshaba, 46 years of Grand Avenue East in Chatham has been charged with two counts of theft under $5000 and two counts of being in possession of property under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of August 19, 2020.
Officers located the first man at a nearby motel and he was taken into custody. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of the stolen scratch tickets, oxycodone and a counterfeit 200 Euro bill. Tony Yaqou, 38 years, of Grand Avenue East in Chatham has been charged with robbery, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000, uttering counterfeit money, drug possession and obstruct police for providing a false name. He was released pending a future court date of August 20, 2020.
Police Recover Two Stolen Vehicles CK20029237
Just before 5:00 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed a suspicious man driving a lawn mower eastbound on Pioneer Line near Walmart. Waiting for him, was a woman standing next to a U-Haul truck in the parking lot. As the man observed the cruiser, he fled on foot.
Through investigation, police determined that the lawn mower was stolen from Home Depot and the U-Haul truck was stolen from Windsor.
The 27-year-old Dover Township woman was arrested and has been charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime over $5000, theft under $5000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
The man has been identified and a warrant is being requested for his arrest.
Theft of Tools in Chatham CK20029032
Sometime between Sunday night at 9:00 p.m. and Monday morning at 7:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked garage on Sherwood Court and stole various tools, baseball equipment and a grey Supercycle bike. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $800.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Danica Quenneville at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #87312. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Motor Vehicle Collision CK20029095
Yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a two vehicle collision on Forest Street near Elizabeth Street in Chatham.
Minor injuries were reported. Total damage was estimated at $15,000.
A 63-year-old woman was charged with start from stop not in safety.
Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting
Please be advised that there will be a Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting today at 10:00 a.m.
Agenda and instructions on how to join the meeting electronically may be found at https://ckpolice.com/police-services-board/
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service