Friday police briefs

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$100 in stolen goods, $20K damage 

Sometime Wednesday night, someone forced their way into a fenced compound at Entegrus on Queen Street. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed about $100 in copper from three hydro pole switches, causing about $20,000 damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Curtis Conn at curtisc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-600 ext. 87349. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Family dispute leads to charges

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a family dispute at a residence in Orford Township.

While officers were on scene, police say the youth threatened her mother.

A 14-year-old girl was arrested and charged with uttering threats. She was released pending a future court date.

Electronics stolen

Early this morning, someone entered a motel room in Chatham and stole a Lenovo laptop, iPhone XR, personal identification and bankcard.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $4,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Chris Reynolds at chrisre@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 7337. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Eyeballing a thief

Earlier this month, a man booked an eye exam at a local eyewear store in Chatham under a false name.

While employees assisted other customers, the man stole two pairs of Ray-Ban glasses and one pair of Versace glasses.

The man fled the store before his appointment.

Total value of the theft was estimated at $850.

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

Last night, police located the man and he was arrested.

Dakotah Stadnick, 24, of Chatham, is charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000. He was released pending a future court date.

Fender benders

Yesterday morning, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Lacroix Street near Tweedsmuir Avenue in Chatham.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $20,000.

A 66-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to stop at a red light.

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a single-motor-vehicle collision on Scane Road near Fysh Line involving a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 24-year-old man, was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Total damage was estimated at $8,000.

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

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