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Drug charges

Last night, a Chatham-Kent police officer on general patrol observed a car travelling eastbound on Park Avenue East in Chatham with an excessively loud muffler. A traffic stop was initiated on Creek Road.

Through investigation, police observed cannabis and a glass crack pipe in plain view. Both the driver and passenger were arrested.

A search incident to arrest revealed that the passenger was in possession of suspected fentanyl.

The driver, a 40-year-old Thamesville man, was charged with drug possession, driving with cannabis readily available, driving with a dirty plate and improper muffler.

The passenger, a 24-year-old Chatham woman, was charged with drug possession.

B&E at construction site

Sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning, someone entered a residence under construction on Goodbrand Line, causing about $1,000 damage.

Once inside, the suspect(s) stole $5,000 worth of building products.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Steve Donald at stevend@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 84980. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Tools stolen 

Sometime between Sunday at 11 p.m. and yesterday at 6 a.m., someone forced their way into a barn on Talbot Trail, causing about $400 damage.

Once inside, the suspect(s) stole two Milwaukee battery chargers and two socket sets. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $350.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Scott Nevills at scottn@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87326. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Expensive attempt at theft

Sometime over the weekend, someone attempted to enter the storage compartments of three trucks parked in a fenced compound of a business on Riverview Drive.

Damage to the vehicles has been estimated at $5,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Josh Rose at joshr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87290. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

B&Es in Wheatley

Sometime early Monday morning, someone entered three properties on 1st Concession Line near Wheatley.

A commercial building was entered and various tools were stolen.

The stolen property was located a short distance away and returned to the owner.

Total damage was estimated at $300.

A second commercial building was entered and the steering column of a pick-up truck was damaged.

Total damage was estimated at $1,300.

And a storage area was entered and two separate trailers were entered.

The items stolen from the trailers were located a short distance away and returned to the owner.

Total damage was estimated at $200.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Scott Nevills at scottn@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87326. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

 

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