The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 187 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Seven people were arrested, and five were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Intoxicated in a Public Place CK23016078
At 12:12 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on a city bus on St. Clair Street in Chatham.
Police attended and found the man intoxicated and unable to care for himself.
The 74-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and transported to police headquarters. He was held in custody until he was sober.
Man Arrested for Assault with a Weapon CK23016170
At 7:38 p.m., police responded to Brown Street in Dresden for an assault investigation.
Through investigation, police learned the victim was conducting a well-being check on the man, who resided in the back of the property. When doing so, the man aggressively charged at the victim with a shovel and struck them, knocking them to the ground. The victim sustained physical injury.
The 24-year-old Dresden man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Man Arrested for Assault and Break and Enter CK23016197
At 10:23 p.m., police responded to Grand Avenue East in Chatham for an assault investigation.
Police arrived on the scene and learned the man entered the residence through a window to retrieve personal items. A physical altercation ensued when a neighbour confronted him, resulting in the neighbour being physically injured.
The 54-year-old Windsor man was arrested and charged with breaking and entering and two counts of assault. He was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of May 15, 2023.