Police kept busy


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Chatham Kent Police have been kept busy recently dealing with a number of domestic-related incidents.

At around 3:30 this morning a man attended his ex-girlfriend’s residence on Grand Avenue East in Chatham to borrow cab fare.

The woman gave the man money and locked the front door so he could not enter her home.

The man then went to the back of the residence and entered through an insecure bathroom window.

Officers responded and the man was arrested inside the woman’s home.  The 32-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with being unlawfully in a dwelling house.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.


In the early morning hours of last Thursday police attended an establishment on Keil Dr. in Chatham with regards to a domestic dispute.

The accused male had administered a noxious substance and assaulted a female victim and other victims who were present at this location.

Upon investigation with the female victim it was also learned that she suffered a previous injury at the hand of this same accused.

At the time of the incident the male party fled the area.

On Sunday, just after midnight, police located the man and he was arrested.

The 28-year-old Chatham man has been charged with assault causing bodily harm, assault, and administering a noxious substance.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Sunday afternoon police arrested a 35-year-old Raleigh Township man and charged him with mischief under $5,000, being unlawfully in a dwelling house and assault causing bodily harm.

The charges relate to a February 20 complaint when a man and his girlfriend were arguing at a residence on Longwoods Road when it escalated into a physical altercation.

As the man was kicked out of the house, he began damaging the front door of the residence in an attempt to re-enter.

As the man kicked the door, it broke open causing the woman to sustain a serious injury to her hand.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.



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