The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 149 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Four people were arrested, and one was on outstanding warrants.
Man and Woman Arrested for Intimate Partner Violence CK23053110
At 2:25 p.m., police responded to McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham for a disturbance.
Upon arrival, police learned the man and woman engaged in a verbal argument that escalated. Police formed grounds to arrest both for assaulting each other.
Upon a search incident to arrest, a large quantity of various suspected controlled substances and Canadian currency were found on the woman. She was also found to possess drug paraphernalia, 19 cell phones, and a conducted energy weapon.
The 35-year-old Chatham man was charged with assault. He was transported to police headquarters and later released with conditions and a future court date of November 20, 2023.
The 32-year-old Chatham woman was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, six counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and nine counts of failing to comply with a release order. She was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving CK23053155
At 7:07 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on Pioneer Line in Chatham while on general patrol.
The officer believed the driver was driving while under the influence of alcohol. The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters for breath tests.
The 45-year-old Chatham man was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was released with conditions and a future court date of December 4, 2023.