More break-ins

Aug 8 • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments on More break-ins

B&E season continues in Chatham-Kent.

Police report two break-ins took place in Chatham recently, and another failed, resulting in officers nabbing a suspect, plus there was another theft in Tilbury.

About 4:30 a.m. today, someone cut their way into a Tiki hut bar that serves the users of the beach volleyball courts at the Portuguese-Canadian Club on Grand Avenue East in Chatham.

Once inside, the suspects stole alcohol, Gatorade, sunglasses, Freezies and even some barbecue sauce.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Bryan Vaughan at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87164. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

An alarm went off shortly before 2 a.m. this morning at a Richmond Street business. It must have scared off the thief, police say, as entry was not gained into the building.

Police add a male was seen pedalling away from the scene on a bike.

Officers identified the guy on the bike and police say there are a number of outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Police pooch Arry was called to the area. Police say he tracked the suspect and caught him a short distance away.

A 35-year-old Chatham man spent the rest of the night in jail waiting for a bail hearing.

Sometime on Aug. 5, someone forced their way into a home on Early Street in Chatham, stealing cash and a cell phone.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Kyle Wright at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87310 or Crime Stoppers.

Sometime overnight on Tuesday, someone got into a locked shed on Louise Street in Tilbury, stealing copper cables and damaging a generator, police say. Total damage is estimated at $2,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Jeff Murray at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87108 or Crime Stoppers.



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