The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 173 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Nine people were arrested, and four were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Intoxicated CK23010451
At 8:21 a.m., the man entered the Chatham-Kent Police headquarters, and began to yell, creating a disturbance. The man was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself.
The 48-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and held in custody until sober.
Traffic Enforcement CK23010467
Yesterday, at 11:26 a.m. a member of the Chatham-Kent Police Traffic Unit conducted a traffic stop on Queens Line in Tilbury East Township after the vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed and passing numerous vehicles.
Through investigation, the officer learned the driver was driving with a suspended driver’s license, no insurance and without valid plates.
The 58-year-old Tilbury man received five Part III summons for driving under suspension, without insurance, plates not authorized, and speeding. His vehicle was towed and impounded for 45 days, and his plates were seized.
Man Arrested for Theft CK23010531
On February 25, 2023, at 2:06 p.m., police responded to the LCBO on Wellington Street West in Chatham for a theft investigation.
The man was observed by employees removing merchandise from the shelves and leaving the store without attempting to pay for the items. Through video surveillance, police identified the man.
On March 2, 2023, at 5:29 p.m., the man was located by officers on Princess Street South in Chatham and arrested.
The 28-year-old Chatham man was charged with theft and possession of the stolen property. He was released with a future court date.
Man Arrested for Assault Causing Bodily Harm CK23010584
On March 3, 2023, at 12:01 a.m., police responded to a disturbance on Patteson Avenue in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned the man and his roommate engaged in a verbal argument that escalated when the man pushed his roommate several times and put her in a headlock before pushing her to the floor.
The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was charged and released with conditions including not attending the residence or communicating with his roommate. He was also provided with a future court date.
Shortly after being released, the man called the roommate numerous times before returning to the apartment. After knocking and yelling at the door, the man entered through a window and confronted his roommate again. Once inside, the man damaged items belonging to the roommate.
Before police arrived, the man fled from the residence. He was located a short time later by Police Canine Helix and taken into custody.
The 24-year-old Chatham was charged with assault causing bodily harm and two counts of assault from the initial incident. He was additionally charged with breaking and entering and three counts of failing to comply with an undertaking for the second incident. He was transported to police headquarter and held pending a bail hearing.