The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 182 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eight people were arrested, and seven were on outstanding warrants.
Disturb the Peace leads to Trespass to Property charge CK23045742
Last night at approximately 11:55 p.m., police responded to a disturbance call in the area of Wallace Street, Wallaceburg.
Prior to arrival, police were advised there was approximately seven people fighting and screaming and possibly a weapon involved.
Upon arrival, no disturbance was found; however, police did locate a male party severely intoxicated, belligerent and refusing to leave when directed to do so.
For the safety of the male, police transported the accused the CKPS headquarters where he was held until sober.
The 18-year-old Wallaceburg man was issued a provincial offence notice, contrary to the Trespass to Property Act- Fail to Leave When Directed.
Man Arrested for Sexual Assault CK22026265
On August 25th, 2023, Police began an investigation regarding a possible harassment.
Through investigation, police learned the two parties were previously married and since separated. The victim disclosed, while the parties were married, she had been sexually assaulted on two separate occasions.
On Wednesday August 30th, 2023, the accused, a 33-year-old Chatham man was arrested for two counts of sexual assault. The accused was later release with a court date of October 16th, 2023.
Man Arrested for Theft CK23036769
On July 21st, 2023, Police were contacted by a business regarding a theft that occurred on July 16th, 2023.
Through video surveillance, police observed the male party selecting an item, concealing it and exciting the store while making no attempt to pay for the item. Through investigation, police identified the male party and warrant was issued for his arrest.
On Wednesday August 30th, 2023, police received a call from a concerned citizen regarding a male near her property who she believed to be suspicious.
Upon police arrival, the 38-year-old Chatham-Kent man was identified and arrested for one count of Theft Under $5000.00. The accused was transported to police headquarters and later released with conditions and a future court date scheduled for October 16th, 2023.
WHEN TO CALL 911
9 1 1 is for police, fire, or medical emergencies when immediate action is required: someone’s health, safety or property is in jeopardy, or a crime is in progress.
Please use 9 1 1 responsibly. Our call takers can’t provide information on the weather, power outages or municipal services.
Don’t call 9-1-1 and ask for the non-emergency phone number. You can dial directory assistance (4 1 1) to request a number.
Our 9-1-1 call takers and dispatchers are highly trained, dedicated professionals who will get you the help you need. Please remember these tips whenever you call 9 1 1.
Examples of when to call 9 1 1:
• Events that involve an immediate threat to a person or property: screams, attacks, gunshots, fires, car accidents with injuries or any other medical emergency.
• An in-progress crime. This includes fights, break and enters (if there is a suspect on the scene), or an impaired driver report.
• A serious crime that has just occurred (examples: sexual assault or robbery)
• A suspicious circumstance that may indicate an imminent criminal act (examples: prowler, vandal)
The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to remind everyone to stay on the line if you accidentally dial 911. Should you hang up, the call taker will assume it is emergency and dispatch police.
911 Hang-up calls consume considerable resources; therefore, police ask all cell phone users to “lock it before your pocket.”
If you require police assistance for non-emergency services, please call 519-352-1234.
If you have a question and would like to speak to an officer, please call 519-436-6600 extension #222.