The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 158 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested.
Women Charged with Multiple Counts of Theft CK19047456
Last month, police responded to a theft complaint as an elderly woman noticed her bank statement was in overdraft.
Through investigation, police learned that two women known to the victim, whom she trusted to help her on occasion purchase necessities of life had taken her debit card from her wallet without permission. During the month of August, the pair used an ATM on multiple occasions to withdraw over $3000 from the victim’s account.
Yesterday, police located the pair and they were arrested. Rebecca Kubica, 41 years, and Jean Wodzinski, 65 years, both of Park Lane in Chatham have been charged with ten counts of theft of credit card and ten counts of theft. Both were released with conditions pending a future court date of November 6, 2019.
Man Charged with Breaching his Curfew CK19055294
On September 13, 2019 the man was released from Court with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Last night, shortly after 11:00 p.m. an officer on general patrol in Wallaceburg observed the man walking on Reaume Avenue.
The 26-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with failing to comply. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Domestic Related Offences CK19055283
On Monday, police received information about domestic related offences that occurred between a couple while they lived together in Wallaceburg.
Last night, police located the man and he was arrested. The 28-year-old Chatham man has been charged with forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, mischief under $5000 and three counts of assault. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
National Teen Driver Safety Week CK19055065
In support of National Teen Driver Safety Week, officers are focusing their efforts on monitoring and educating young drivers across our community as road safety is a priority here in Chatham-Kent.
On Monday afternoon, an officer initiated a traffic stop on Jane Street in Ridgetown, as he observed two young people riding in the back of a pick-up truck, with one of them standing up.
The driver, a 20-year-old Ridgetown woman was charged with failing to properly wear her seatbelt, failing to produce an insurance card and driver’s license.
Her passenger, a 19-year-old Ridgetown teen was charged with failing to properly wear her seatbelt.
The two girls in the back of the pick-up truck, a 19-year-old teen and an 18-year-old teen, both from Ridgetown, were charged with failing to occupy a position with a seatbelt.
The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind everyone that all drivers and passengers must wear a seatbelt that is properly adjusted and securely fastened. Should you be involved in a crash, you are more likely to survive if you are properly wearing your seatbelt.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service