The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 164 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Shoplifting leads to Charges CK20031661
Yesterday morning, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Real Canadian Superstore in Chatham. Officers located the man and upon being searched incident to arrest, he was found to be in possession of items stolen from Shoppers Drug Mart and suspected psilocybin.
David Hill, 37 years, of Lorne Avenue in Chatham has been charged with theft under $5000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000 and drug possession. He was released pending a future court date of August 24, 2020.
Man Charged with Resist Arrest CK20030389 / CK20031672
Yesterday, police located a man in Chatham who was wanted in connection with a mischief investigation at an apartment complex in Ridgetown, where he ‘keyed’ a vehicle, causing about $5000 damage.
As the officers placed the man under arrest, he broke free after attempting to elbow an officer in the face. The man fled on foot, however was taken into custody a short distance away.
The 23-year-old Ridgetown man has been charged with mischief, uttering threats, resist arrest and escape lawful custody. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Neighbour Dispute leads to Mischief CK20031718
Last night, police responded to a mischief complaint at a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the man broke two windows of his neighbour’s home with a slingshot. Total damage was estimated at $1000.
The 33-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with mischief. He was released pending a future court date of September 4, 2020.
Man Arrested on Outstanding Warrant CK20031757
Last night, police located a man in Blenheim who was wanted for breaching conditions of his Probation Order.
Kyle Lockyer, 30 years, of Cairo Road in Bothwell was arrested and released pending a future court date of September 4, 2020.
Traffic Enforcement CK20031646 / CK20031655
Yesterday, members of the Traffic Unit conducted speed enforcement on Pain Court Line, Fairview Line, McNaughton Avenue and Longwoods Road.
Sixty-eight (68) vehicles were stopped and charged with speeding.
Just remember you can’t get caught speeding… if you don’t speed.
Suspicious Vehicle in Chatham CK20031674
Yesterday, police became aware of a video circulating on social media about a suspicious vehicle in Chatham.
Through investigation, officers learned that on Sunday between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. a lone woman was walking on Jeffrey Street when she was approached by two men in a burgundy van asking for directions. The men then asked the woman for her phone number and offered her money if she spoke with them. The woman refused and continue walking. At no time, did the men exit the vehicle or make physical contact with the woman.
The driver was last seen wearing an orange shirt. The passenger was wearing a black t-shirt. Both men were non-white and spoke with an accent.
Police are looking to identify the men and / or vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kristen Charron at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #87352. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
No Hot Pets
This summer, treat your pet like family. Leave them at home where it’s cool and safe.
If you see a pet in a hot car, please call PAWR at 226-996-9969.
If the animal is in distress, do not take matters into your own hands, please call 911. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbM-sOIAvXg
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service