The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 224 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eight people were arrested on outstanding warrants.
Woman Arrested for Failing to Attend Court CK23043947
At 1:41 p.m., officers located the woman while involved with another investigation on Victoria Avenue in Chatham. Officers confirmed she was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court related to a theft investigation.
The 39-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and transported to police headquarters. She was held pending a bail hearing.
Man and Woman Arrested for Break and Enter CK23043874
On August 22, 2023, at 5:12 a.m., police responded to a business on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg for an active alarm.
Upon arrival, the officers learned two suspects forcefully entered the business by breaking a window. Once inside, they gathered merchandise from the shelves and left. Officers viewed the video surveillance footage and recognized the two suspects from previous interactions.
At 1:55 p.m., the 60-year-old Wallaceburg woman was located on Emily Street in Wallaceburg and arrested. She was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of September 25, 2023.
At 3:17 p.m., the 53-year-old Wallaceburg man was located on Elgin Street in Wallaceburg and arrested. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Man Arrested for Uttering Threats CK23044053
On August 23, 2023, at 12:09 a.m., the man contacted the police, advising he had been assaulted and threatened to set fire to his backyard and burn everything. The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for bail violations connected to a 2021 incident where he was charged with assaulting a police officer, assault with a weapon, uttering threats and possessing weapons for a dangerous purpose.
Police and the Chatham-Kent Fire and Rescue Services arrived on the scene and set up containment around the property until the man was taken safely into custody.
The 53-year-old Chatham man was charged with uttering threats and failing to comply with a release order. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.