Yesterday afternoon, a business on King Street East in Chatham called police to report an unwanted man in their store. The man was loitering inside the store without making any purchases. The man left the area on a bicycle prior to police arrival, however officers located him on St. Clair Street near Poplar Street.
Upon speaking with the man regarding the complaint, he falsely identified himself to police. Officers recognized the man and confirmed that he had just lied about his identity. Through investigation, officers learned that he was also bound by a condition to reside at a specific address, to which he was not.
The 25-year-old Chatham man has been charged with obstruct police and failing to comply. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.