Chatham-Kent, Ontario – The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 117 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Seven people were arrested, and four were on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Assault CK23055237
At 12:21 p.m., police responded to a business on Queens Line in Tilbury East Township for an assault investigation.
Through investigation, police learned a dispute between two men escalated when one assaulted the other. There was also evidence to charge the man with theft.
The 55-year-old Merlin man was charged with assault and theft. He was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of November 27, 2023.
Youth Arrested for Assault CK23055314
At 11:06 p.m., police responded to Mill Street West in Tilbury for an assault investigation.
Police learned a verbal argument occurred between a teenage boy and his mother. The argument escalated when there was a struggle over a cell phone. The mother fell to the ground, and the youth kicked her. The youth then punched a TV, causing it to break.
The youth was located by police and arrested.
The 17-year-old Tilbury youth was charged with assault and mischief. He was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of December 14, 2023.
Man Arrested for Robbery CK23055328
On October 23, 2023, at 4:06 a.m., police responded to Grand Avenue West in Chatham for a robbery investigation.
Police learned the victim was at a friend’s home when the man confronted them. The man demanded the victim turn over the contents of his pockets while threatening him with a knife.
The man was located at his residence and arrested. Upon a search, incident to arrest, suspected cocaine was found in the man’s possession. Officers also confirmed the man was bound by a release order prohibiting him from possessing any weapons.
The 36-year-old Chatham man was charged with robbery, failing to comply with a release order and possessing a controlled substance. He was transported to police headquarters and held for a bail hearing.