Friday police briefs

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Chased by a man with a knife

Last night, Chatham-Kent police responded to a disturbance between two men known to each other at a rooming house in Wallaceburg.

During a verbal argument, police say one man confronted another tenant in a threatening manner while in possession of a knife and chased him out of the house.

The tenant was able to call 911 once he was safely out of the house.

Officers located the suspect outside and he was taken into custody.

A 38-year-old Wallaceburg man has been charged with assault with a weapon and being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Domestic leads to charges

Yesterday morning, police responded to a disturbance at an apartment in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the man had been living with the woman for the past week, regardless of being on conditions not to communicate with her or attend her home.

A 38-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

The 50-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with facilitating a breach.

Curfew breach 

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. this morning, police initiated a traffic stop in the Shrewsbury area. At this time, the officer learned that a passenger in the vehicle was breaching his curfew, contrary to conditions of his Probation Order.

A 31-year old Euphemia Township resident was arrested and charged with breach of probation.

Fender benders 

Yesterday morning, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Talbot Street in Shrewsbury.

No one was injured.

A 62-year-old Shrewsbury man was charged with failing to yield the right of way from a driveway.

Total damage was estimated at $6,000.

Yesterday morning, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Kimball Road near Langstaff Line.

Minor injuries were reported.

A 27-year-old Tupperville man was charged with disobeying a stop sign.

Total damage was estimated at $20,000.

Stolen truck in Bothwell

Sometime between Wednesday at 10 p.m. and Thursday at 8 a.m., someone stole a white 2005 GMC Sierra pick-up truck from a residence on Cherry Street. The truck was last seen with Ontario license plates AX16 492.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Ashwin Roy at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87331. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.



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