The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 167 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eleven people were arrested.
Police Execute Search Warrant in Chatham CK20059532
Early yesterday morning, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Unit, with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a residence on St. Clair Street in Chatham.
Approximately $20,000 worth of suspected cocaine, methamphetamine and oxycodone tablets was seized. Police also seized digital scales, packaging materials, cellular phones and a large quantity of cash.
Theodore Worth, 47 years, of St. Clair Street in Chatham was arrested and charged with three counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking. He was released pending a future court date of December 17, 2020.
Chantelle McGee, 40 years, of St. Clair Street in Chatham was arrested and charged with three counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking. She was released pending a future court date of December 17, 2020.
Anthony Mills, 32 years, of Shepard Avenue in Scarborough was arrested and charged with three counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking and two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He was held pending a bail hearing and remanded into custody until November 20, 2020.
Man Brandishes Knife towards Police CK20059620
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a suspicious man in the parking lot of a church on Sandys Street in Chatham.
An officer located the man walking through traffic on Grand Avenue, acting erratically and yelling at cars, causing multiple vehicles to slam on their brakes. The officer stopped to talk to the man once he was safely on the sidewalk. The man aggressively turned towards the officer and brandished a large butcher knife in a threatening manner. The officer un-holstered his conducted energy weapon (taser) and used verbal commands to de-escalate the situation. The man complied and dropped the knife.
The 37-year-old Chatham man was arrested and upon being searched, spat on the cruiser several times. The man was charged with being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Arson CK20059568
On Tuesday night, emergency crews responded to a dumpster fire near Riverview Gardens on King Street West in Chatham.
Through investigation, police identified the man responsible.
Yesterday afternoon, Cory Simmons, 46 years, of no fixed address was arrested and charged with arson. He was released pending a future court date of December 9, 2020.
Pair Charged with Fraud RM20002384
In May, a man and woman offered six (6) Yorkie puppies for sale on Kijiji for $800.
Nine people responded to the ad and e-transferred money to the pair as a deposit for a puppy.
In June, the woman contacted the people and told them that the puppies had been stolen. No one received their deposit back. In total, the man and woman received $3850 from the nine victims.
Yesterday, Corby Knight, 32 years and Patricia Stuart, 32 years, both of Chatham Township were arrested and charged with nine counts of fraud under $5000. They were released pending a future court date of December 16, 2020.
Man Charged with Assault CK20059675
Last night, police responded to a disturbance between family members in Chatham.
A 19-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with assault. He was released pending a future court date of December 9, 2020.
Disturbance leads to Assault Charges CK20059689
Early this morning, police arrested two men in connection with a disturbance that occurred earlier in the evening, resulting in the victim requiring medical attention.
An 18-year-old man and 22-year-old man, both of Chatham were charged with assault causing bodily harm. They were released pending a future court date of December 9, 2020.
Man Charged with Mischief CK20059708
Early this morning, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the man attended his ex-girlfriend’s residence and damaged her vehicle.
The 19-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with mischief under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of December 4, 2020.
CK20059604 – Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a man who was wanted in connection with a family dispute. The 28-year-old Chatham man was charged with assault and mischief. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing and remanded into custody until November 20, 2020.
CK20059625 – Yesterday afternoon, Windsor Police arrested a man who was wanted for failing to comply with a Court Order. William Handsor, 37 years, of Caroline Street in Windsor was transported back to Chatham-Kent and additionally charged with failing to comply with his release conditions. He was released pending a future court date of December 15, 2020.
CK20059693 – Last night, an officer on general patrol in Wallaceburg initiated a traffic stop on Elizabeth Street. Through investigation, the officer learned that a man in the vehicle was wanted by OPP. The 63-year-old Chatham man was arrested and turned over to OPP for court purposes.
CKPS Kick-Off Festive RIDE Season CK20059642
Yesterday was the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims.
In support of this day, officers kicked off the Festive RIDE season last night with spot checks throughout the Municipality.
A total of 480 vehicles were stopped with no infractions observed.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to remind motorists that RIDE spot checks will increase through the holiday season in an effort to keep our roads safe. If you believe someone is driving while impaired, please call 911 – you could be saving someone’s life.
Const. Renee Cowell, CMM III Police Specialist
Public Information Officer
Chatham-Kent Police Service