Police briefs

Jul 4 • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments on Police briefs


Mischief, drugs, theft and failures to comply – just another day in policing in Chatham-Kent.

Last night, the cops scratched one person off their Wanted List as an officer tracked the guy down on West Street in Chatham.

Police say the man fled when spotted, but was arrested after a short foot chase.

A 41-year-old Chatham man is charged with failing to comply with his probation order, uttering threats, disobeying a court order and assault.


Early yesterday morning, someone caused about $1,000 damage to construction equipment on Riverview Drive in Chatham.

Police say officers investigated and identified their suspect.

A 36-year-old Chatham man is charged with mischief.


Things briefly came up rosy for a Chatham woman, but didn’t end so well.

Police say early Wednesday morning, someone stole a dozen rose bushes from Sarah’s Farm Market on Queen Street in Chatham.

Officers investigated and identified their suspect here.

A 46-year-old Chatham woman is charged with theft and possession of stolen property.


Last night around 11:30 p.m., police got a call about a suspicious vehicle parked along the train tracks on Dillon Road.

As an officer approached the van, he noticed the driver had pills on him – 19 Percocets to be exact.

A 57-year-old Tilbury man faces a charge of drug possession.


Shoplifters will be prosecuted, especially if they turn themselves in.

A man wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident at Giant Tiger in Chatham and then for failing to attend to get fingerprinted walked into police headquarters yesterday morning, police say.

A 41-year-old Wallaceburg man has a future court date.



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