The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 148 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Nine people were arrested.
Man Charged with Violation of Bail Conditions- CK23057392
The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man after receiving information of him not abiding by his bail conditions.
Officers located the Chatham resident in the area of Park Street, Chatham after he left his residence without his surety for a lengthy period. Police advised him that he would be getting placed under arrest and the man became combative with police. Officers were able to gain control of the man and placed him under arrest.
The Chatham resident was taken into custody and has been held pending a bail hearing.
Residential Fire in Ridgetown- CK23057445
The Chatham-Kent Police responded to a residential fire incident in the area of James Lane in Ridgetown.
Upon returning to his apartment, the Ridgetown resident contacted police after discovering a fire inside his apartment. All emergency crews attended, and the fire department was able to extinguish the fire in short order before it spread to any other units.
The Chatham-Kent Fire Department determined the fire to be from an electrical source, and estimated the damage to be approximately $100,000.
No injuries were sustained, and nobody was located inside of the residence.
Man Charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm- CK23057448
The Chatham-Kent Police have arrested a Chatham resident in connection with an assault investigation yesterday.
At 11:30 p.m. Chatham-Kent Police responded to a call regarding an assault incident, in a residence in the area of Queen Street in Chatham.
Through investigation, it was revealed that the resident was concerned and fearful of her son after he assaulted her by grabbing her by the neck and causing injury.
As a result, police arrested a Chatham resident for assault causing bodily harm to his mother.
He was taken into custody and has been held pending a bail hearing.
Man Arrested for Public Intoxication- CK23057465
The Chatham-Kent Police have arrested a Wallaceburg resident after being located walking on Victoria Road, near Highway 401.
At 1:40 a.m. police conducted a person-stop to check on his wellbeing, police determined that he was intoxicated by an alcoholic beverage and incapable of caring for himself.
Police arrested the man for public intoxication and transported him to Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters, where he was held until he sobered up and could be safely released.
Furthermore, the man was unable to provide details about how he ended up on Victoria Road. Officers deployed a drone to search the area and confirm that he was not involved in a motor vehicle collision. The search determined no motor vehicle collision had taken place.
The Wallaceburg resident was released from police custody on the morning of November 5, 2023.