Monday police briefs


You’re not supposed to be here 

On Saturday, Chatham-Kent police attended the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in regards to an unwanted person issue.

A 29-year-old Chatham man was located and it was determined that he was also the subject of an unwanted person call at 7-11.

The male had a Probation order with conditions that he not attend either one of those locations.

Upon further investigation the man was currently being investigated for theft from a St. Clair St. business.

The man was arrested accordingly, transported to Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters where he was held pending a bail hearing.

B&E charges

Yesterday morning, Chatham-Kent police responded to a break and enter on Island View Road in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, police learned that an unknown suspect had entered a boathouse and damaged the ignition of a boat. A search of the property resulted in the suspect being found hiding behind the boathouse.

A 32-year-old Walpole Island man is charged with break and enter and mischief over $5,000. He was released pending a future court date.

More mischief

Last night, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Dover Township.

Through investigation, police learned that the youths had damaged their respective rooms, linen closet and bathroom door.

Both teen boys were arrested and charged with mischief over $5,000. They have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Shoplifting and more

On Oct. 7, 2019, a man entered into a Probation Order with several conditions. Two of those conditions stated that he was not to attend Wal-Mart in Chatham and that he was to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

The man was also released from custody on Feb. 28 of this year with conditions not to attend Wal-Mart in Chatham.

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Wal- Mart in Chatham. Through investigation, police learned that the man concealed about $111 worth of fishing items in his coat.

The Loss Prevention Officer confronted the man as he made no attempt to pay for the merchandise and most of the property was recovered.

Officers located the man a short distance away and he was taken into custody. Upon being searched incident to arrest, the remaining stolen property was seized from the man.

A 43-year-old Chatham man has been charged with theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, failing to comply with his release conditions and two counts of breach of probation. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Fails to comply

On April 30, a man was released from Court with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was not to be within 500 meters of a specific apartment in Chatham, where his ex-girlfriend lives.

Last night, police say the 27-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions as officers learned that he was living in the apartment building, directly above the woman. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Stolen truck recovered

Sometime between Saturday afternoon and yesterday morning, someone stole a blue 2003 Chevy Trailblazer from a residence on Robinson Road in Camden Township.

Yesterday morning, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Croton Line and found the stolen truck abandoned. Total damage was estimated at $5,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Chris Wegrzyn at or 519-436-6600 ext. 83064. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Weather Related Calls for Service 

Yesterday, the Chatham-Kent Police were kept extremely busy responding to collisions and dangerous conditions (flooding, downed trees and hydro wires, etc.) due to the windstorm.

Police would like to thank everyone for their patience and co-operation yesterday.




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