The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 129 calls for service in the last 24 hours.
Seven people were arrested.
CK21002364 – Wallaceburg Man Charged with Break and Enter – Yesterday morning, shortly after 8:30 AM Police were investigating a break and enter that occurred on Mcnaughton Ave in Wallaceburg. During the break in, the victim’s purse that had her debit card inside was stolen. The card was used at a nearby store where Police located the suspect. While placing him under arrest, the suspect resisted and attempted to flee from Police. He was quickly subdued and placed into custody. As a result of the investigation, the 32 year old Wallaceburg male was charged with Break and Enter, Theft. He was also found to be in possession of several stolen items. The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
CK21002394 – Man Arrested on Warrant – Shortly after 12:00 PM yesterday afternoon Police located a male on Grand Avenue East that had an outstanding warrant for breaching his probation.
Michael Wilson of Grand Avenue East in Chatham was arrested and later released with a future court date of February 15, 2021.
CK21002401 – Vehicle Located in Sydenham River – Yesterday afternoon officer attended the area of McGregor Line and Cemetery Rd in Wallaceburg in regards to the guard rail being down. Upon investigation, it was determined that a vehicle had stuck the guard rail and subsequently went into the river. A license plate was located at the scene which returned as stolen from the Waterloo Region. Chatham-Kent Fire attended the scene and located the vehicle, upside down, approximately 20 feet from the shore. A Chatham-Kent Police Traffic officer attended and assisted in reconstructing the collision. The vehicle is believed to be linked to another stolen vehicle in Wallaceburg. The incident is still under investigation.
CK21002412 – Break and Enter in Chatham – Yesterday, shortly after 2:00 PM, officer responded to a report of a break and enter on Park Avenue West in Chatham. Sometime between January 14 and 16 the residence was entered and ransacked. Several items were believed to have been stolen. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
CK21002419/CK21002432 – Couple arrested for Bail Violation – Yesterday evening officers attended an address on Park St in Chatham as information was received that there were two parties together despite conditions not to be. Upon arrival Police located a 24 year old Chatham man who was arrested for failing to comply with his release conditions. The other party, a 23 year old female, also from Chatham, was arrested for facilitating the breach of conditions by allowing the male to attend her residence and communicate with her.
CK21002461 – Man arrested for Impaired Driving – Yesterday evening, just before 8:00 PM, officers responded to a traffic complaint of a vehicle driving all over the roadway. Police located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop on Park Avenue West. As a result of investigation, John Letourneau of Petrolia was arrested for Impaired Operation. He was transported to CKPS headquarters where he provided breath samples, which were over the legal limit. He was also charged with having a blood alcohol content over the legal limit. He was released from custody with a future court date of February 16, 2021.
CK21002473 – Wallaceburg Man Arrested on Warrant – Yesterday, at approximately 10:00 PM, an officer on general patrol in the town of Wallaceburg observed a male on Mcnaughton Ave that was known to be wanted at the time. The 30 year old male from Wallaceburg was arrested on a warrant for Mischief and Weapons Dangerous charges. Subsequent to being searched after the arrest, he was found to be in possession of break in tools in which he was also charged for. The accused was transported CKPS headquarters where he was held pending a bail hearing.