The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 182 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Eleven people were arrested; nine were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Trespassing on Railway Property CK23013801
At 9:41 a.m., the Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to Murray Street in Chatham to assist Canadian Pacific Railway Police with an arrest of the man trespassing on railway property.
The man was uncooperative with police and resisted arrest but eventually was taken into custody. The man was also wanted on an outstanding warrant and bound by conditions of a release order not to enter CP property.
The 26-year-old Chatham-Kent man was charged with failing to comply with an undertaking, entering on land on which a rail line is situated, and two counts of resisting arrest. He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Man Charged with Weapons Offences CK23013871
At 4:40 p.m., police responded to a weapons investigation on Grand Avenue West in Chatham.
Police learned the man was observed by security whipping a large chain at a pylon. When approached, the man became confrontational and charged at the security guards aggressively, holding a large steel pipe.
Police located the man on Emma Street. The man continued to be aggressive while holding the pipe in a threatening manner. Police utilized negotiation techniques and a conducted energy weapon to disarm the man and take him into custody without incident.
The 48-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and weapons dangerous for the public peace. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Woman Arrested for Shoplifting CK23013928
At 11:35 p.m., police responded to a business on Queen Street in Chatham for a shoplifting investigation.
Through investigation, police learned the woman entered the store and attempted to leave with two bags of merchandise without paying.
The 43-year-old Chatham-Kent woman was arrested and charged with theft and possessing stolen property. She was released with a future court date.