The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 132 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Three people were arrested. One person was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Woman Charged with Assault and Uttering Threats CK23023549
Yesterday morning, police responded to a disturbance at Walmart in Wallaceburg.
Through investigation, police learned that the woman attended the store and damaged three hanging flower baskets that were on display for sale, while being asked to leave and escorted out of the store by employees. The woman re-attended the store a short time later and was found in the make-up section attempting to conceal items in her bag. When the woman was asked to leave again, she became irate and grabbed a sign holder and struck an employee, while threatening her.
Police located the woman a short distance away and she was taken into custody, while yelling obscenities at the officers. As she was being transported to police headquarters, the woman spit all over the rear of the cruiser.
The 30-year-old woman, of no fixed address, was charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats and two counts of mischief under $5000. She was released pending a future court date of June 19, 2023.
Man Charged with Domestic Related Offences CK23023608
Last night, police received information regarding intimate partner violence.
Through investigation, a 30-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with assault, forcible confinement and criminal harassment. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Break and Enter in Wallaceburg CK23023542
Sometime Sunday morning around 12:30 a.m. unknown suspect(s) entered a gated compound on Lowe Avenue, through a hole that was cut in the fence. Once inside, the suspect(s) damaged a window of a vehicle and stole various items.
Total damage has been estimated at $1000.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Dan Steveley at email@example.com Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.