Monday police briefs



Woman charged with break and enter, assault         

Yesterday, police responded to a disturbance in Chatham. 

Through investigation, police learned that a woman entered the home of two men, known to her, and assaulted them.

A 39-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with two counts of break and enter while committing an assault.   

Woman charged with obstructing police

Yesterday, police responded to an unwanted man and woman at a local motel in Chatham.

Officers located the pair and the woman falsely identified herself. The woman’s true identity was confirmed as officers learned she was currently wanted by three other police services.

A 34-year-old woman of no fixed address was arrested and charged with obstructing police.   

Assault charges

Last night, police responded to a family dispute between adult siblings in Howard Township.

A 21-year-old man threw a plate striking his sister in the leg, police said, causing a minor injury.

The man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.   

Arrest leads to drug charges                                                                                    Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to the report of a suspicious person in the backyard of a residence on Talbot Trail.  Officers located a man sleeping inside a small hut on the property. 

Through investigation, police learned that the man was currently bound by conditions not to leave his residence. 

The man was arrested and upon being searched was found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine, even though he was also on conditions not to possess any illicit drugs.

A 24-year-old Kingsville man has been charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions and drug possession.  

Break and enter in Ridgetown  

Sometime between Thursday and yesterday, someone entered an unlocked shop on Beechwood Line and stole:

      Makita cordless impact drill

      Makita drill batteries x2

      Makita charger

      key for a 1990 Yamaha RZ 350 motorcycle

The suspect(s) also caused about $1,000 damage to the tonneau cover of a truck on the property. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Corey Aitken at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87322. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.




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