The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 168 calls for service in the last 24 hours. 5 people were arrested.
Wanted Man Located and Arrested
On October 24th, 2019 a 30 year old man was located in Ridgetown with an outstanding warrant for Break and Enter. The man was arrested and found to be in possession of property stolen during several other residential break and enters. Further investigation also found the man to be breaching conditions of a probation order.
In total the man is facing one count of Break and Enter, three counts of Possession of Stolen Property and four counts of Breach of Probation. The man was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Arrested for Shoplifting and Possessing Prohibited Weapon
On October 24th, 2019 Police responded to a shoplifting occurrence in Chatham. A 37 year old man was located a short distance away and arrested for Theft and Possession of Stolen Property
The man was searched incident to arrest and found to be in possession of ‘brass knuckles’; a prohibited weapon in Canada. The accused is bound by a Life Time Weapons Prohibition that states the following; “PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING ANY PROHIBITED FIREARM, RESTRICTED FIREARM, PROHIBITED WEAPON, PROHIBITED DEVICE, AND PROHIBITED AMMUNITION FOR LIFE”.
The man was further charged with Possession of a Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order. The man was held pending a bail hearing.