Friday police briefs


Domestic assault

Shortly after 11 a.m. yesterday morning, Chatham-Kent police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Tilbury.

Through investigation, police learned that the man assaulted his common-law partner during a verbal argument.

The 41-year-old woman was transported via ambulance to hospital for medical attention.

A 42-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault. He was released pending a future court date.

Cop car involved in collision 

Just before 6 p.m. last night, police responded to a collision involving a police cruiser on Park Street near Prince Street in Chatham. No one was injured and minor damage was reported.

A 55-year-old Chatham man was charged with start from stopped position – not in safety.


Yesterday morning, police located a woman in Chatham who was wanted for uttering threats, assault with a weapon, possession of a prohibited weapon and failing to attend court.

A 38-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and released pending a future court date.

Yesterday afternoon, a man who was wanted for weapon-related offences and failing to attend court was located by London Police.

A 35-year-old London man was turned over to CKPS officers for court purposes. He was arrested and released pending a future court date.


Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Tweedsmuir Avenue between Dunn Avenue and McGuigan Avenue in Chatham.

No one was injured.

The driver at fault was charged with making a left turn not in safety.

Total damage was estimated at $8,000.

Officers also responded to two collisions involving deer last night.

Mo one was injured.

Police would like to remind drivers to slow down when driving during dusk to dawn hours, as deer are much harder to see, which increases the chance of a collision.



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