The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 136 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eight people were arrested, and four were arrested on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for multiple charges following Family Dispute CK23049061
Yesterday afternoon, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to a call regarding a family dispute on Dufferin Ave in Wallaceburg.
Through investigation, officers learned the man and woman had been assaulted and injured by their adult son. Police learned, the accused had flipped a glass top table towards his mother severely injuring her leg, threw his mother to the ground severely injuring her further, and threatened to kill both his mother and father.
The 51-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Utter Threats to Cause Death, one count of Mischief Under $5000, and one count of Mischief to Prevent Lawful Enjoyment of Property. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he has been held pending a bail hearing.
Man arrested for multiple Assault related charges CK23049105
Last night at approximately 10:15 p.m., Police responded to a residence on Sherman Street in Blenheim in regard to an assault.
Upon attending, police learned the accused in the matter threatened to damage items in the victim’s home and threatened the victim with a sledgehammer when she would not provide money to the accused for the purchase of a radio.
Through further investigation, police learned the accused had also threatened to injure and kill the victim on two separate previous occasions.
The 64-year-old Blenheim man was arrested for three counts of Utter Threats to Cause Bodily Harm, one count of Assault with a Weapon, and one count Weapons Dangerous. The accused was transported to police headquarters and later released with a future court date of October 16th, 2023.
Woman arrested for Obstruct Police CK23049109
Last night at approximately 7:30 p.m., police were the area of Thornhill Drive, Chatham when the officer conducted a traffic stop.
While speaking with the driver, the female attempted to conceal her identity by providing police with the name and information of her sister.
Through further investigation police also learned the driver did not have a driver’s licence.
Subsequently, the 22-year-old Blenheim female was arrested for one count of Obstruct Peace Officer and issued a provincial offence notice for Drive Motor vehicle no licence. The female was released with a future court date.