Suspect turns himself in


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A man wanted for pushing a woman off a chair and breaking her toilet handle turned himself into Chatham-Kent police this morning.

The 46-year-old Chatham man walked into police headquarters about 7 a.m. to give himself up.

Police say on June 22, a man went to his girlfriend’s house in Chatham, where they began arguing. At some point, police say he pushed the woman off a chair, injuring her, and also broke the toilet handle in the bathroom.

The man fled prior to police arrival, and they had been looking for him ever since. A warrant was issued for assault and mischief.

Breach of probation

Police scooped up an apparently intoxicated senior citizen in Blenheim yesterday afternoon.

According to police, a man was drunk on Marlborough Street in the middle of the day on Monday. Officers learned the man was bound by a condition to not consume alcohol.

A 60-year-old Chatham man is charged with failing to comply.

No one hurt in crash

Chatham-Kent police say no one was hurt in a three-vehicle collision on Richmond Street Monday about 5 p.m.

The fender bender took place near Keil Drive.

Damage is estimated at $10,000.

A 25-year-old Blenheim woman is charged with careless driving.


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