The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 225 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested. One person was arrested on outstanding warrants.
Assault leads to Drug Charges CK20031933
Yesterday morning, police responded to a disturbance between two men known to each other in Wallaceburg.
A 28-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with assault. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of suspected crystal methamphetamine, fentanyl and hydromorphine. He was additionally charged with three counts of drug possession and released pending a future court date of September 11, 2020.
Man Found in Possession of Suspected Fentanyl CK20031978
Yesterday afternoon, police took custody of a man from another jurisdiction for court purposes. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be concealing a baggie containing suspected fentanyl.
The 31-year-old Chatham man has been charged with drug possession. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Breaching Curfew CK20032091
On February 19, 2020 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 around 10:00 p.m. an officer on general patrol observed the man walking on Duluth Street in Chatham.
The 40-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Communicating with Woman CK20032104
On June 1, 2020 the man was released from Court with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was not to communicate with his ex-girlfriend.
Last night, the man called the woman and threatened her. He also tried to video chat with the woman through Facebook Messenger several times.
Officers located the man and he was arrested. The 24-year-old Chatham man has been charged with uttering threats and failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Break and Enter in Dover Township CK20031968
Sometime yesterday, between 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. unknown suspect(s) forced their way into a residence on Jacob Road, causing about $500 damage.
Once inside, the suspect(s) stole the homeowner’s passports, jewelry, cash and stereo equipment. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $3600.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jason Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 extension #87224. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Traffic Enforcement CK20031977 / CK20031994
Yesterday, members of the Traffic Unit and Community Patrol conducted speed enforcement on Bear Line Road. Eight (8) motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.
A 29-year-old Blenheim man was also charged with driving while under suspension.
Speeding is not only Dangerous but Costly
Yesterday afternoon, a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Talbot Road East in Wheatley. The officer recorded the man driving 104km/h in a posted 60km/h zone.
The 51-year-old London man was issued a speeding ticket for $329 and 4 points.
Curious Kids Question Cops
Due to COVID restrictions, ‘Camp Sirens’ has been cancelled this year. ‘Camp Sirens’ gives young people the opportunity to learn more about the first responders who protect their community, so this summer we’re introducing ‘Curious Kids Question Cops.’
Police officers are usually the ones asking all the questions, so now we’re reversing the roles. If your child has a police-related question, please record them asking us and we’ll do our best to answer it. Please ensure questions are appropriate and respectful. Video submissions should be no longer than 20 seconds.
Questions may be emailed to Const. Renee Cowell at email@example.com until July 17, 2020. Questions and replies will be posted on CKPS social media platforms.
Const. Renee Cowell
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service