Thursday police briefs – Taser time


Weapon charges

Yesterday afternoon, Chatham-Kent police responded to the report of a suspicious man on Riverview Drive in Chatham.  

Police say the man was swinging a golf club at passing vehicles while yelling at people. 

Officers located the man on Irwin Street.  

The man continued to swing the golf club and refused to drop it. As the man raised the club in an aggressive manner, police say officers used a Taser on him.    

Ryan Brown, 55, of Chatham, is  charged with being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.   

Domestic charges

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that a verbal argument escalated into a physical altercation and that this was not the first incident of domestic violence during the couple’s relationship.

A 35-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, three counts of assault and three counts of uttering threats.

A 25-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with assault, assault with a weapon and mischief under $5,000. 

Stop talking

On May 14, a man was released from Court with several conditions. Three of those conditions stated that he was to remain in his residence at all times except for medical emergencies, not to communicate with a specific Chatham woman or attend her home.

Care to guess what happened?

Yesterday afternoon, police received information that the man was at the woman’s apartment.

Officers located the man on the property and he was arrested. 

A 57-year-old Chatham man is charged with three counts of failing to comply with his release conditions.   

A 45-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with facilitating a breach.  Failing to comply

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a man walking in and out of traffic on Wellington Street in Chatham.

Officers located the man near a convenience store on Grand Avenue and through investigation learned that he was currently bound by conditions not to attend this store.

A 37-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions and breach of probation.  


On Sunday afternoon, an unknown man attended a building on Grand Avenue in Chatham and threw a rock at the front door, causing the glass to shatter. 

With the assistance of video surveillance, police identified the man responsible. 

Early this morning, police say they located the man and he was arrested. 

Michael Danuk, 37, of no fixed address, is charged with mischief under $5,000.  

Speed trap

Yesterday morning, C-K police conducted traffic enforcement on Charing Cross Road.

Fourteen motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.

Police would like to remind everyone that you can’t get caught for speeding if you don’t speed. 




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