Wednesday police briefs


Assault with a purse

Last night, Chatham-Kent police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the man pushed the woman during a verbal argument and assaulted her with a purse.

A 52-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault, assault with a weapon and failing to comply with his release conditions as he was currently bound by conditions to live at another address in Chatham and not to communicate with the woman.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

A 52-year-old woman was also arrested as officers learned that the man had been living with the woman since June. She was charged with facilitating a breach and released pending a future court date.

Driving while suspended

Yesterday morning, an officer on general patrol in Wallaceburg observed a man driving on Dufferin Avenue with an obstructed license plate.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and learned that the man was suspended from driving for impaired driving and dangerous driving.

A 62-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with driving with an obstructed plate and two counts of driving while prohibited.


Yesterday afternoon, police arrested a man who was wanted for failing to attend court.

A 54-year-old Chatham man was held in custody pending a bail hearing and released with a future court date.

Yesterday afternoon, Windsor Police arrested a woman who was wanted in connection with a robbery investigation in Wallaceburg.

A 26-year-old Windsor woman was transported back to Chatham-Kent for court purposes and charged with robbery.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Yesterday morning, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Bristol Drive in Chatham. The woman lost control of her vehicle and struck a light post.

She was not injured.

A 49-year-old Chatham woman was charged with careless driving.

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on John Street near Chatham Street in Blenheim.

Total damage was estimated at $10,000.

A 54-year-old Blenheim man was charged with failing to yield the right of way.

Last night, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Countryview Line between Centre Side Road and Lindsay Road. No one was injured.

A 45-year-old woman was charged with making an unsafe move.


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