The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 201 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eight people were arrested, and five were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Failing to Attend Court CK23041242
At 11:20 a.m., the man attended the Chatham-Kent Police Wallaceburg station and turned himself in to the police. The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court in relation to a fraud investigation.
The 25-year-old Walpole Island man was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Woman Arrested for Assault and Threats CK23041316/CK23041267
At 1:35 p.m., police responded to an address on Wellington Street West in Chatham for a threats investigation.
Police learned the victim was assisting another person onto a city bus when the woman began aggressively walking towards the victim, yelling. The woman chased the victim around the bus, yelling threats before the victim could find safety.
The woman was located a short distance away by an officer and arrested.
The 34-year-old Chatham-Kent woman was charged with assault and uttering threats. She was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Woman Arrested from the Wanted List CK23041270
At 1:56 p.m., police located the woman on Grand Avenue West in Chatham.
The officers confirmed she was wanted on an outstanding warrant in relation to an April 22, 2023, assault investigation from Winter Line Road in Dover Township.
The 29-year-old Chatham woman was charged with assault with a weapon. She was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of September 11, 2023.
Traffic Enforcement CK23041274
Yesterday, members of the Traffic Unit conducted traffic enforcement on Pain Court Line in Dover Township. Nine Provincial Offences Notices were issued in a two-hour time frame for various offences relating to speeding.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service reminds motorists to obey the speed limit. Speed is almost always a significant factor in collisions with severe and fatal injuries.
Road safety is everyone’s responsibility. Make it a priority when you drive.