The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 190 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested, and five were on outstanding warrants.
Woman Arrested for Theft CK23028802
At 11:09 a.m., officers located the woman on St. Clair Street in Chatham while on general patrol.
Police confirmed she was wanted on an outstanding warrant for theft related to a March 28, 2023, investigation.
The 60-year-old Chatham-Kent woman was arrested and transported to police headquarters. She was charged with theft and possessing stolen property. She was released with conditions and a future court date of July 17, 2023.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving CK23028908
At 8:35 p.m., police conducted a well-being check on two people who were reported to be passed out in a vehicle in a parking lot on Richmond Street in Chatham.
Police arrived and found the man passed out in the vehicle’s driver’s seat and the woman in the passenger’s seat. The officer believed the man to be impaired by a substance, and he was arrested. The man was transported to police headquarters for tests. Upon search incident to arrest, suspected fentanyl was found in the man’s pocket.
The 36-year-old Chatham man was charged with impaired driving and possessing a controlled substance. He was released with conditions and a future court date of June 29, 2023.
Man Arrested for Failing to Attend Court CK23028865
At 4:23 p.m., the officer located the man on Queen Street in Chatham while on general patrol. Police recognized the man from previous encounters and confirmed he was wanted on an outstanding warrant.
The man was wanted for failing to attend court.
The 53-year-old Chatham was arrested and released with a new court date of July 10, 2023.