The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 158 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Eight people were arrested.
Arrest-Break and Enter and Theft/Possession CK21007377
On the 19FEB2021-Police responded to the report of a break and enter to a residence where food items were stolen. Officers located the male in possession of the stolen property. While Police were investigating the break and enter the same male was accused of taking a motor vehicle without consent from another address. The accused was taken into custody and later released with a future court date.
Arrest-Utter threats and Breach of Conditions CK21007375
On the 19FEB2021 a local male who had just been released from a break and enter and theft of motor vehicle complaint-attended his brother’s residence in the City of Chatham. The male was on conditions not to communicate with his brother and in the midst of an argument-threatened to burn the brother’s house down. The male was arrested for the second time in a 1 hour time span and charged with Uttering threats and Breaching a non communication order. The male was held in custody for a bail hearing for the 23FEB2021.
A call from a concerned neighbor in Chatham reporting he had witnessed a male push another party into a wall. Officers attended the address to investigate and a query of the accused male resulted in him being wanted on a warrant from a previous incident. He was arrested as part of the investigation and held for bail.
Man charged with Domestic Related offences CK21007496
On the 19FEB2021 a man and woman were having a disagreement in the City of Chatham with regards to ongoing issues in the house. As the argument escalated-the male ended up pushing the female and struck the child with his hand and pushed a soiled diaper into the face of the child. The female was able to get to a phone and call Police where the male was arrested and charged with 2 counts of assault and 1 count of assault with a weapon. CAS was contacted and the male was held for bail.
Warrant/ Drugs CK21007505
On the 19FEB2021-Elgin OPP had stopped a female on the 401 near the Dutton turnoff. A Police check revealed she was subject of warrants for Failing to attend court and possession of stolen property. She was arrested and transported to Chatham Kent Police Headquarters by OPP. While conducting a search of her property at headquarters, Police located a small amount of what is believed to crystal methamphetamine and a rock of crack cocaine. She was subsequently arrested and charged on the drug possession as well. As a result of the warrant and drug charges she was held for bail.
PC Wayne PLAQUET
Badge #7040 CKPS