The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 146 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Eight people were arrested, and three were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Intoxicated in a Public Place CK23015736
At 12:49 p.m., police responded to a motel on Grand Avenue East in Chatham for a well-being check.
Police arrived and found the man intoxicated and unable to care for himself.
The 19-year-old Sombra man was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was held until sober.
Man Arrested for Intoxicated in a Public Place CK23015746
At 1:47 p.m., police responded to a report a man was observed attempting to enter a basement of a home on Taylor Avenue in Chatham.
Upon arrival, police located the man running on Grand Avenue East. The man was intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters.
The 19-year-old Walpole Island man was held until he was sober.
Woman Arrested on outstanding Warrant CK23015766.
At 3:55 p.m., police responded to a business on St. Clair Street in Chatham for a disturbance.
Through investigation, police learned the woman was upset and causing a disturbance when the business would not accept gift cards from another store as payment. Police confirmed the woman was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.
The 47-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and transported to police headquarters. She was held pending a bail hearing.
Man Arrested for Theft CK23015760
At 3:22 p.m., police responded to suspicious activity at an address on O’Neil Line in Howard Township.
While en route, police learned the complainant observed a vehicle at a home they knew should not be there. When the complainant approached the vehicle, it fled the area. A description of the vehicle was provided to the police.
Police arrived in the area, located the vehicle, and conducted a traffic stop. Two men occupied the vehicle.
Through investigation, police recovered a stolen car trailer from one man’s address in Wallaceburg that was reported stolen from O’Neill Line on March 27, 2023.
The 37-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with possessing stolen property over $5000 and released with a future court date of May 1, 2023.
The second man was released unconditionally.