Monday police briefs


How low can you go?

Chatham-Kent police say someone broke into a number of homes along Erie Shore Drive recently.

On April 25, police received reports of multiple break-ins, and believe the break-ins occurred sometime between Thursday and Saturday.

Investigation into the matter is ongoing.

These homeowners have been hard hit in recent months by flooding, forced evacuation and now thieves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Amy McClellan at (519) 436-6600, ext. 87214. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers and be eligible for a cash reward. Visit or call in at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Help nail these perpetrators.

Caught in the act

Police were dispatched to an address in Chatham for an active break and enter complaint on Saturday.

Area residents observed two men enter a vacant residence.

Police arrived, located two men and arrested them.

Chatham resident Tyler Shaw, 23, is charged with break and enter.

Matthew Buller, 34, is charged with break and enter, possession of break-in tools and two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Drunken teen

Early Monday morning, it appears a drunken teenager was freaking out in his parents’ house.

Police say a 15-year-old Wallaceburg teen had been drinking and was reported to be causing a disturbance.

He got to spend the rest of the night in jail.

Stolen van

Sometime between 9 p.m. last night and 6:30 a.m. this morning, someone stole a black 2014 Honda Odyssey from a residence on Harvey Street.

The van was last seen with Ontario license plate CAEN 428.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Marlene MacLennan at or 519-436-6600 ext. 85934. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Vehicle winds up in ditch

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Prince Albert Road.

The driver lost control of his vehicle and came to rest in the ditch. He was not injured.

Total damage was estimated at $1,000.

A 78-year-old Chatham Township man was charged with careless driving.


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