Thursday police briefs

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Smash and dash

Chatham-Kent police are on the lookout for whomever smashed a couple of doors at Tepperman’s in Chatham this morning, only to steal a set of ear buds.

Shortly after 1 a.m., police responded to an alarm at the Grand Avenue East store in Chatham.

Upon arrival, officers saw that someone had smashed two glass doors, causing about $1,200 damage.

Once inside, the suspect(s) stole a pair of PS3 ear buds valued at $600.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Mark Smith at marksm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87162. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Sarah’s Farm Market hit too

Sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, someone forced their way into the greenhouse at Sarah’s Farm Market on Sandys Street, causing about $1,000 damage.

Once inside the suspect(s) stole various items valued at approximately $800.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Grant Renders at grantr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87351. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Fail to comply

Police found a man hiding in the basement and behind a false wall this morning in an effort to elude officers.

On March 30, police say the man was released from court with several conditions. Two of those conditions stated that he was to remain in his residence at all times unless for medical emergencies or with his surety and not to communicate with a specific Chatham woman.

Early this morning, officers learned that the man was not abiding by his house arrest condition.

Officers attended the woman’s home and located the man hiding in the basement behind the false wall.

A 37-year-old Chatham man was arrested and has been charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Breach of conditions

Last night, police attended a local motel in Chatham and located a man and woman in a room, regardless of both being on conditions not to associate with each other.

The 56-year-old man and 57-year-old woman, both of Chatham, were arrested and charged with failing to comply with their release conditions.

Fail to comply

On Jan. 29, a woman was released from court with several conditions. One those conditions stated that she was not to attend a specific residence in Chatham.

 

Last Wednesday night, the woman attended the home and was banging on their door, police say.

Last night, officers located the woman and she was arrested.

A 20-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with failing to comply with her release conditions. She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Warrants

Yesterday morning, police arrested a man who was wanted for threatening his neighbours and damaging one of their vehicles with a golf club.

A 33-year-old Dresden man has been charged with mischief and two counts of uttering threats. He was released pending a future court.

Yesterday morning, police arrested a man who was wanted in connection with a fire that started in an apartment in Tilbury last month.

A 62-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with arson while having disregard for human life. He was released pending a future court date.

Tools stolen

Sometime Monday night, someone entered an unlocked garage on Ellis Street and stole various tools and a bicycle.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $2,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Donald Letourneau at donaldl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87074. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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